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Healthyish Hamantaschen

Healthyish Hamantaschen

What’s not to love about a little sweet, soft cookie filled with chocolate or jam? Hamantaschen are so great and deserve to be celebrated more

Knotted Bread Rolls on a plate

Knotted Bread Rolls

When I was a kid, my favorite time of the day was lunch break (and when the bell rang at 3:00 pm). Every day for

Birthday cake with sprinkles

Nostalgic Birthday Cake

Birthday traditions don’t have to be complicated or over the top to be wonderful. Whether it’s a special meal, balloons, or greeting cards, these traditions

challah french toast with berries and maple

Challah French Toast

I started this blog a year and a half ago and only just realized that I haven’t posted a recipe for French toast. How could

challah on a white napkin

Vegan Challah

Traditional Challah bread always contains eggs and occasionally contains butter. I do have a great recipe on the blog called “The Only Challah Recipe You’ll

Blueberry Muffins with Streusel in a pan

Blueberry Muffins with Streusel

Quit spending all your money at Starbucks and make your own blueberry muffins at home! These muffins are quick and easy, bursting with blueberries and

Coconut Cake

Few things are as lovely as a piece of moist and delicate cake. This coconut cake recipe has a fantastic flavor, and the coconut is

brownies

Best Brownies Ever

Brownies are a favorite in our house. We eat them when they are slightly warm straight out of the pan, or frozen, straight out of

four Potato Bourekas

Speedy Potato Bourekas

Looking for a quick and easy appetizer or snack? Look no more! I was even thinking of changing the name of this recipe to “the

Flourless Brownie on a plate with a fork

Flourless Brownies

These gooey chocolate brownies have a secret ingredient….shhhh, don’t tell anyone. Gluten-free and perfect for Passover! Be sure to serve with vanilla ice cream or

bourekas

Israeli Cheese Bourekas

For many years, on Fridays, my dad used to buy a big bag or box of warm, fresh Bourekas. There was a variety of savory

hamantaschen on a plate

Basic Hamantaschen

This is the most fun and exciting holiday! Purim is celebrated in all kinds of ways. In our family, we celebrate by dressing in festive

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chili in a bowl

“Dump” Vegetarian Chili

When the days are shorter, and the temperatures are lower, it is time for chili. I call it the “dump chili” because the beans are

granola in a jar

Super Easy Granola

What a pleasure, to start your day with a delicious bowl of homemade granola! And it’s easy to make, I mean if you ever asked

pumpkin spread in a bowl

Tirshi (Pumpkin Salad-Spread)

Delicious salad-spread originally from Tunisia and Morocco. Great as an appetizer or as a side dish. I love to serve it on Friday’s dinner together