New Holiday Recipe & 5 Healthy Gift Ideas

First, the Recipe! Actually two from me, plus a few others. I was honored to be included in the SHAMAYIM: Jewish Animal Advocacy 2020 Chanukah Guide. You’ll find my Orange Tofu two ways (in Chinese no-Chicken Salad and a Sticky Orange Tofu Chinese dinner for Hanukkah) and many other delicious recipes from the contributors.

Article in the Washington Jewish Week: Cooking Camp is a tasty way to spend the summer!

Check out the Washington Jewish Week article about the Healthy Family, Healthy You cooking camp! Pretty exciting for kids to have a Kosher cooking camp and a Vegan/Vegetarian cooking camp opportunity. And a Healthy Cooking Camp? Pretty unheard of!

Two Last Minute Recipes you Need NOW!

Hi, Friends. It has been too long since I last blogged. However, I have a lot in the pipeline that I hope will make up for it. First up, check out my latest blog for the Israel Forever Foundation. Enjoy fresh figs in an easy and impressive way! Fun with Figs Live link: https://israelforever.org/israel/cooking/fun_with_figs/ Second, […]

(Off Topic) Alternative Jewish Education cover story in Kol haBirah

I know some of my subscribers/readers don’t live by me, aren’t Jewish, only want healthful recipes, etc… But for everyone else… I wanted to share with you my latest published feature article in the new DC area Jewish newspaper, Kol HaBirah. Jewish parents may choose to send their child to a secular school, whether public […]

New Kol HaBirah Cover Story: Teen Addiction

For those of you who only subscribe to my blog for healthy family tips and easy kosher and/or vegan recipes, I apologize for the lack of a recipe or tip today. But no one can have a healthy family with an addiction problem, and I did come to this whole food thing through journalism, so I hope you enjoy reading some of my journalistic endeavors here and there.

Two new published articles for Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month

I’m very proud to share with you two new articles that I put a lot of heart and soul into. They are both for a new Jewish publication in the DC area called, Kol HaBirah, Voice of the Capitol. One is about Sunflower Bakery’s professional training programs for young adults with learning differences, and the other is about the Miami Marathon fundraising trip for Friendship Circle of Maryland.

Fun Craft for Tu B’shevat or Anytime!

This past Sunday I had the pleasure of conducting one of my Fruit Funshops for Friendship Circle of Maryland, in honor of Tu b’shevat. If you want to do a fun activity with your kids for Tu b’shevat, keep reading for photos and instructions! Tu B’shevat is the birthday of the trees! Here are some […]

“Find Warming Energy” with my Mama Soup Recipe and Jewish Food Experience Article

Mama Soup

I’m happy to be coming up for air at the end of an entire month of holidays! In the meantime, even with Succot over, it’s never too late to enjoy a warm, healthy and hearty bowl of soup.
With the start of the secular holiday season upon us, now is a great time to read my Jewish Food Experience article about healthy eating during the holidays. Be sure to also click on the accompanying Mama Soup recipe. Thanks, Mom!

Two NEW Hearty Salads for “Cooking Israel”

We don’t usually think about fresh, raw vegetable recipes for the fall…but we all need hearty and healthy fall salads for clean eating, even after the air turns crisp. Here are two, recently published by The Israel Forever Foundation’s Cooking Israel site.

Four Clean Eating Recipes – The Jewish Press

I hope everyone is enjoying their holiday season! As promised, here are the two pages of my salad/appetizer recipes recently published in The Jewish Press. This is clean eating at its best!