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round challah with honey

Round Spiral Challah

(Also Known As Turban Challah) Challah is the most iconic and uniquely Jewish food. It is a rich braided bread served on Shabbat and holidays.

a bowl with watermelon cubes and feta cheese

Watermelon Salad

A surprising yet delicious combination of sweetness and saltiness. This salad is so light and refreshing, perfect for hot summer days. If you love all

Vegan Cheesecake Cup with berries

Vegan “Cheesecake” Cups

I have been thinking of making vegan cheesecake for quite some time. I don’t know why I was intimidated, maybe because it requires ingredients that

baked cheese cake on a white plate

Baked Cheesecake

Cheesecake is my absolute guilty pleasure treat. I can literally eat an entire cake (don’t ask me how I know). If you’ve felt intimidated by

Eclair Cake

Eclair Cake

Éclair cakes are one of my favorite childhood treats. It is one of the easiest no-bake desserts and the most addictive cake ever. It’s made

salmon bites on cucumber

Smoked Salmon Bites

These delicious party bites take 5 minutes to make and soooo good! Get all the ingredients ready ahead of time and put them together just

warm pizza with vegetables

Easy, No Fuss Pizza

Everyone loves pizza, it’s the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Skip the delivery order and take pizza night to the next level with a homemade pizza. Get creative

a slice of kugel on a white plate

Sweet Cheese Kugel

Kugel is a Jewish dish similar to a casserole or pudding. There are many kinds of kugels, sweet and savory. Growing up my grandfather used

Ice Cream Dough Cookies with powdered sugar

Rolled Ice Cream Dough Cookies

This ice cream cookie recipe is a summer favorite! That vanilla flavor gives the cookies such an addictive taste! The ice cream provides the dough

Fattoush salad in a bowl

Fattoush Salad

ck}This Fattoush Salad recipe is so good! A classic Middle Eastern salad and one of my all-time favorites. The signature and most important ingredient is

cake with chocolate Ganash

Best Cake Ever

Did you know that if you google “best cake ever”, you’ll get over 7.5 million results?! There are plenty of claims for the best cake

Cheese Bourekas Spirals

Cheese Bourekas Spirals

I love making Bourekas with Phyllo dough. I’ll devour any filling there is- potatoes, spinach, mushrooms, but this cheese filling is my absolute favorite. It

soda bread

Cheesy Soda Bread

I’ll sum it up for you: you are going to have fresh and yummy bread in an hour! Enjoy! All opinions are always 100% honest

hallumi salad

Halloumi Salad

This is one of my favorite salads to order when we visit Israel, and it’s also easy to throw together and make at home. The

Labaneh dip on a plate

Labaneh

Labaneh is the Middle Eastern version of cream cheese, and making it is simple! You need a quality full-fat yogurt and a cheesecloth. Feeling fancy?

baked cauliflower

Cauliflower in Yogurt

I feel like cauliflower made a comeback in recent years. Gone are the days of cauliflower being the sad veggie.  From whole roasted and Pizza

Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Sauce)

Greece will always have a warm place in my heart. Is it the beautiful beaches? The food? The Mediterranean vibe? Probably all of these things…

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

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Chocolate Stuffed Mini Rolls

Chocolate Stuffed Mini Rolls

What kid doesn’t love chocolate stuffed mini rolls? What grownup doesn’t love chocolate stuffed mini rolls? Because really, who doesn’t love something with a chocolaty

Pink Tahini in a golden bowel

Pink Tahini

Once upon a time, I used to hate beets. Maybe it was because my grandma used to say the stains ruined her nice tablecloth. BUT

No-Bake Energy Balls

No-Bake Energy Balls

I’ve been a fan of energy balls for years. I make these no-bake energy balls just about every week. Sweet and packed with only good-for-you