Feeding your family well on Shavuos – Simply and Sanely!

The way Shavuot falls this year (10 days from now) we are looking at a three day yuntov. Because of the length and because it starts with Shabbat, I really have to keep my menus simple to maintain my sanity. I encourage you to do the same! You’ll also want to do as much prep ahead of time as possible.

I have two suggestions to simplify your menu.

Simple and Tasty! 10 ideas for your Healthy Memorial Day Menu

Hey, Healthy Mama! Whether you are hosting your own shindig or contributing to another one, the Healthy Family, Healthy You blog has all the healthy Memorial Day ideas you need. Many of these can be used in a couple of different categories, so see where I’ve noted this. Also, many of these recipes are from […]

Your NEW Healthy Passover/Anytime Toolkit

Tool 1. Here are your nice thoughts:

Most of the people who read the Healthy Family, Healthy You blog are NOT vegan, or maybe even vegetarian. That’s cool with me. I’m not here to force anyone to agree with me. I just want us all to be healthy together, as a community, and support one another while we’re trying.

So, during Passover, let’s try do that. Support one another. Eat healthfully. Use the week as an excuse to find as many ways to eat as many vegetables humanly possible. (You know, except for the ones that are kitniyot).

HFHY is in the Joy of Kosher Cookbook Spotlight Today!

I’m thrilled to announce that The Healthy Family, Healthy You Cookbook is today’s Cookbook Spotlight on The Joy of Kosher website!

Get over to Joy of Kosher now and enter to win a free cookbook! Plan a healthy, plant-based, family meal using the three featured recipes from The Healthy Family, Healthy You Cookbook!

Red, White and Blue Recipes! 1 pie, 1 Salad & 3 Drinks!

Red, White and Blue Recipes! 1 pie, 1 Salad & 3 Drinks! All-American fun with watermelon and corn! And Pie! I know most people are focusing on barbequing meat this weekend. Let’s also focus on what will be refreshing, healthy and seasonal. Don’t forget FUN! Fourth of July Face Pie! (Serves 8) Fourth of July […]

The Mexican Menu + New Recipes

A Mexican Feast. Here is the complete menu, for your copying pleasure, along with the recipes, resources and shortcuts that I used. The point is healthy and delicious, not to kill yourself in the kitchen. Even with shortcuts, there is already plenty of that around here! New Jicama salad recipe.

Tasha’s Tips and Tricks: Sneak Preview from the HFHY Book!

Alright, my friends, you asked for some of my healthy, vegan shortcuts and secrets. I won’t make you guys wait for the Healthy Family Healthy You book to come out in the beginning of 2014. I’ll give you some scintillating previews now…

A Healthy, Vegan Thanksgivu​kkah

Planning a healthy and vegan Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Xmas, Thanksgivukkah? You’re also invited to read this post if you do plan to eat turkey for Thanksgiving (or even ham for Xmas!). At my family’s table, I’ll be the only one not eating the turkey at Thanksgiving. All of my energy is going to go into making sure that everything else on the table is healthy, delicious, and relatively guilt-free! Also, I guarantee, having skipped the turkey and it’s “snoozey” effects, I’ll be the only one with energy AFTER the meal! If you want energy too, keep reading for recipe ideas!

Newly Published Jewish Food Experience Article/Recipes

Drumroll…I’m back with lots of new writing to come…
Go to Jewish Food Experience dot com to hear about “Foraging in my Suburban Garden.”
There are two original recipes of mine to accompany the story… Both perfect for late summer, early autumn!