May 11 Event: Snacks for your Sweeties!

I hope you can join me for this unique, fun and interactive workshop! You can even take home all the tools you need, plus the fun and practical tips and recipes in my Healthy Family, Healthy You books. Choose whichever option works for you!
Join the Bender JCC, PJ Library and Federation’s Jewish Food Experience® for a workshop to help navigate the art of creating healthy snacks that are kid-tested and parent-approved. This event takes place in the Bender JCC Gallery.
Food and health expert, Natasha Nadel teaches grandparents creative recipes and fun techniques for getting kids to eat healthy while incorporating Jewish traditions.

(Read today!) + Pre-Superbowl Sunday Tasting!

Join me, this Sunday, January 22, for a Jewish Food Experience program at Moti’s Market. I’ll be handing out samples of my vegan, gluten-free lasagna from 12:30-2pm. If you are looking for the recipe, it’s in “The Healthy Mama’s Guide to Feeding your family well – simply and sanely,” in the meal makeovers chapter.

“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!

Entertain the kids using healthy foods! Your Healthy Pesach 2016!

Have a healthy Pesach 2016. If you’re looking for healthy seder entertainment for children, look no further! These fruit and vegetable children’s projects are also great activities for during the entire holiday – a lot better than sitting around eating dry, processed, sugar-filled cakes and cookies. Have a healthy Passover with these activities and ideas.

My New Jewish Food Experience Article and Recipe

Here is an excerpt from a recent story (with a link to my recipe for vegan lasagna) I wrote for www.JewishFoodExperience.com.

Nothing in life is free, especially when it comes to food. Warm up store-bought or frozen lasagna to make your weeknights easy, and you will have enough saturated fat and sodium for days. Substitute artificial sweetener for sugar, and you’ll have a dish that tastes artificial and still elicits the same insulin response as sugar.

Healthy Spanish Rice & Fajitas for the Family!

Healthy Spanish Rice Recipe & Fajitas for the Family! I don’t know about you, but I love meals where everyone can choose what they want to add to their own dish. Last week I saw a recipe for “Anything Goes Fajitas” on www.JewishFoodExperience.com and decided that was the feast I was going to make for […]

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!