Special 9 Days Dinner Menu and Recipes!

Special Nine (9) Days Vegetarian, Vegan, Non-Dairy Dinner Menu and Recipes! For my peeps who abstain from eating meat for the 9 days before Tisha B’Av (Jewish holiday commemorating the destruction of the ancient Temples), here’s an easy menu! You may want to save this for this coming Sunday evening. This would also make a […]

3 Ways to Stay Healthy on the Road! + 3 Recipes!

3 Ways to Stay Healthy on the Road! Plus 3 Recipes!

Are you traveling later this summer and nervous about access to healthy food? Or, did you already travel and have a disastrous food experience? If so, read on!

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.

Healthy Passover Recipes? Yes!

I look at the week as a great opportunity to do a few things that I try to do the rest of the year (maybe I’ll do a little better though…):
1. Stay away from processed vegan foods (like the sour cream, cream cheese, and fake meats)
2. Be adventurous with vegetables!

Cooking it all: Better than Vegan by Del Sroufe

Del Sroufe is known for a few specific accomplishments. First, he wrote the Forks Over Knives cookbook. Second, he has written a new cookbook, “Better than Vegan.” The reason he wrote this new cookbook highlighting a whole foods, plant-based way of eating, is because of another one of his remarkable accomplishments: Getting up to 475 pounds as a vegan!

2 Recipes: Vegan Hamantaschen and a Bonus Dessert!

Vegan Purim Success! As I start thinking about my first Passover as a vegan (and not just vegetarian), I’m happy to report a successful first vegan Purim. I can’t eat most of the candy (good for me!) and had to make my own to get vegan hamantaschen (I hear there is one brand that is […]

My first blog for The Nosher, My Jewish Learning

See below for my first blog for My Jewish Learning’s The Nosher Blog. Maple Squash Pudding When I first tasted the delicious, and later ubiquitous, butternut squash kugel, I thought I was eating something healthy. However, there is a reason it tasted like cake: It was cake. My Shabbat host readily admitted that that kugel […]

Healthy Comfort Food and 5 Easy Weeknight Meals!

Are you planning an Academy Awards party? Complete with popcorn, chicken wings, nachos? I’m actually not quite sure what people usually make for these things since I’ve never eaten much of this type of food. I guess there are benefits to having a somewhat sensitive stomach. When I would try to eat the cafeteria food […]