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  • Marinated Mushroom and Sprout Shehakol Salad

    I love this salad! It’s so refreshing and it takes advantage of two ingredients that hold up very well in the winter, especially now when lettuce is hard to come by where…

  • There’s A Fungus Among Us

    Since it is wintertime I’ve decided to focus on foods that are often found in winter dishes. Today, just to be extreme, we’ll focus on a vegetable that is often considered totally…

  • Menu for the Week of October 26

    Here’s my menu for the week of October 26: photo credit: Phil Roeder Sunday: lunch — omelette with sauteed vegetables; dinner — black bean soup with onion, garlic, sweet potato, red pepper Monday:…

  • A Zesty Immune Boost

    With all the talk of Superfoods going around I felt it was important to point out that there are so many Superfoods laying unnoticed in your cupboard. You don’t need to spend…

  • 5 Tips For…A Healthy Chol Hamoed Outing!

    1. Freeze some of the water you’re planning to take with you. That way, you’ll have a built-in ice-pack for your perishables, and super-cold water when you want to drink something refreshing.…

  • How I Indulged While On Vacation

    We just came back from a trip and had limited kitchen access. So…what did we eat and how did we keep up our healthy lifestyle? Well, for starters, we ate a lot…

  • The Day After A Fast

    Did you spend the last hour of Tisha B’av fantasizing about your break-fast meal? Tisha b’av is an exhausting day both physically and emotionally. When the fast ends, the process of getting…