Pre-Yom Kippur fast meal: 2 recipes and 1 tip

Mama Soup

So there is this soup that is the perfect pre and post fast meal. I won’t suggest it for “break fast” because we are all loyal to our bagel break fasts… However, it is the perfect plant-based pre-Yom kippur meal.

3 Healthy Mother’s Day Ideas

This Mama is busy with teaching, workshops and planning my cooking camp (1st session sold out! 1 space left in 2nd session), so excuse the very short Mother’s Day post here, but I wanted to make sure you had some easy healthy ideas for Mother’s Day.

Last Minute Yom Kippur Recipes and Tips!

Tomorrow night, Yom Kippur – and a day long fast – begins for many of my readers. What to eat before the fast and what to eat after for “break fast”?
If you don’t yet know what you’re eating before the fast I have the perfect recipe. A split pea lentil soup where all ingredients come from the pantry. Isn’t it exciting to have an easy recipe you can rely on and that you can keep all of the shelf-stable ingredients on hand?

One-pot wonders for Purim

These are all great family recipes, whether you celebrate Purim, are vegan, vegetarian or not. Who doesn’t want a warm, one-pot meal at the end of the day? …Especially when your kids are tugging on your sleeve to get to shul for Megillah and the all-important costume contest!

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup (Vegan, Gluten-free)

If you think you’re too busy to create a 100% healthful, plant-based, gluten-free dinner, I have the solution for you! This vegan, gluten-free, healthy Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup is just what you are looking for. It is very forgiving and open to your specific spice preferences. Like curry more than the usual American savory? […]

“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!

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!

Low down cheatin’ cholent – Easiest vegetarian cholent recipe ever

Can you open cans and bags and pour ingredients in? Congratulations! You can make my short cut cholent! Prepare to be liberated from chopping, peeling, crying from onions…!