Category Archives: Healthy

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How to Poach Fish Fillets

Posted in: Baked Goods and Brunch Fare

Today I’m going to share one of my favorite Rosh Hashanah entrées with you. This idea evolved out of… well, a fish head, believe it or not! Every year, we buy a fish head and cook it specifically for the purpose of the blessing (we don’t actually eat the fish head, though some people do). …

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Shakshuka Main

Shakshuka

Posted in: Breakfast

Recipe for Shakshuka, inspired by Dr. Shakshuka restaurant in Israel. Kosher, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Healthy, Delicious.

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Classic Hummus

Posted in: Appetizers

Learn to make traditional Middle Eastern hummus dip with perfectly balanced flavors, much cheaper than store-bought hummus. Kosher, Pareve.

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How to Roast Garlic

Posted in: Appetizers

Learn a simple method for oven-roasting garlic. Makes milder, sweeter, caramelized garlic cloves that add flavor and depth to your recipes.

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Unstuffed Cabbage

Unstuffed Cabbage

Posted in: Entrees

Delicious recipe for Unstuffed Cabbage, an easier way to capture the flavor of savory stuffed cabbage without all the work. Kosher for Passover.

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Butternut Squash Soup with Chickpeas

Posted in: Appetizers

Today’s recipe is a soup that I adapted from an old Sephardic Israeli family recipe. It utilizes two popular Middle Eastern ingredients, chickpeas and butternut squash, to create a hearty soup that is low in calories and full of fiber. The natural sweetness of the squash really compliments the nutty flavor of the chickpeas. The …

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Farah’s Roast Chicken

Posted in: Entrees

Today’s chicken recipe was taught to me by our Persian Jewish friend Farah, though she stressed that it’s not a Persian dish. She learned this simple roasting method when she was living in Israel many years ago. I like to double the recipe and roast two chickens; place them side-by-side on a platter and garnish …

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