Plant-based recipes for the 9 days

ALL of the recipes on www.HealthyFamilyHealthyYou.com are plant-based and suitable for the 9 days, during which observant Jews do not eat meat or drink wine. If you do regularly eat meat, it’s your lucky year! There are really only five nights of a non-meat dinner you need to figure out (and I’m giving you 6 meal ideas). The rest of the meals are on Shabbat when you can eat meat.

Easy last-minute 4th of July ideas!

I hope you are enjoying the holiday weekend. If you still need a couple of super quick tips, ideas and recipes for the fourth, I’ve got just what you need.

Your Healthier (Vegan) Mother’s Day Menu 2017

Let’s look forward to a leisurely Mother’s Day brunch, one with as little guilt as possible! Pick your treat. Make it high quality and worth the splurge!
Although I don’t want to be working too hard for Mother’s Day brunch, I do want to put in the effort and try this whole carrot lox phenomena (Don’t worry…I’ll give my fish-eating guests the real thing!). I may even go the extra mile and make a healthier vegan cream cheese. I’ll provide you with a recipe in case you decide to make the effort.

5 Tips & a 1 ingredient recipe for a Sane and Healthy Passover!

If you read this blog, you’re probably looking for ways to eat well during Passover (or anytime!). Vegan or not (and let me tell you – it ain’t easy for Passover!), we all want fresh food with plenty of vitamins and fiber that won’t weigh us down like all the heavy matza and meat!
I’ve got the answer for you. How to have a healthy Pesach: eat raw food. Lucky for you and me, I have an amazing new resource that I

Blood Orange Natural Citrus Mint Hydration Smoothie!

I bought a bag of blood oranges from Trader Joe’s this week. Besides having fun scaring and delighting my son and his preschool class (we are “fruit family” this week, charged with bringing in the fruit/veggie snacks), I wanted to do something fun for me. Well, first I stained my sweatshirt, but that wasn’t very fun.

So this morning ( I’ll spare you the details) but after a few days of migraines, I needed to re-hydrate with a natural hydration drink.

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 […]