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Black bean burger with fries and ketchup

Black Bean Burger

When I was pregnant with my oldest, I had bizarre cravings, like cherry tomatoes. Weird. Another crazy craving was the black bean burger from a

Tofu Skewers (Tofu Kebabs)

Tofu Skewers (Tofu Kebabs)

Tofu skewers are easy to make and look stunning. The fruit and veggies add a gorgeous rainbow of colors. The possibilities are endless! You can

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

baked tofu in a white bowl

Sary’s Baked Tofu

My mother-in-law, Sary, makes this delicious baked tofu. It is a great protein addition to any form of raw or cooked vegetables, rice, or quinoa,

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

Khachapuri Shakshuka

I just love a good bread! And this recipe combines two of my favorite dishes – Khachapuri (Georgian cheese bread) and Shakshuka (poached eggs in

Sabich- The Ultimate Sandwich

October began in the shadow of the pandemic.We first built a lovely and small Sukkah, a Sukkah that is just enough for our social capsule.

hands eating Vegetable Soup with Couscous

Vegetable Soup with Couscous

Although couscous was not a regular dish at home growing up, it is still a nostalgic dish for me. Maybe because every kindergarten in Israel

Meatless Spaghetti Bolognese

Meatless Spaghetti Bolognese

I get asked all the time: How can I cook for vegetarians and meat-eaters at the same time, without having to cook two entirely separate

Falafel and Israeli chopped salad

Falafel

I am a huge fan of Middle Eastern food. Well, I guess it makes sense…it is where I grew up. Falafel is easily one of

eggs tomatoes sauce in a pan

Shakshuka

Shakshuka has been my family’s favorite breakfast for years. Honestly, sometimes I make it for lunch, brunch, or dinner. In my opinion, shakshuka is the

Green Shakshuka

Here is a lovely, simple recipe that will make your mornings a happier time (or lunch or dinner). A great way to get your protein

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Healthy Snicker Bars

Healthy Snicker Bars

Try this healthy homemade confection when you need a sweet craving after dinner or want something sweet in the afternoon. I swear it tastes like

mashed cauliflower in a blue bowl

Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed cauliflower with sweet caramelized onions is the most delicious and creamy side dish. It’s irresistible! The cauliflower is a great substitute for potatoes if

krembo

Krembo

Krembo typically marks the Winter season in Israel. They are in stores from the end of September only until the end of March. The name

Lahmajun Bread

Lahmajun Bread

Crisp, delicious, meat-topped Pitas. Some may call it “The Middle Eastern Pizza”. Serve it with tahini and a fresh salad on the side and enjoy!