Cocoa Nib Biscotti

My Happy Place Does reading cookbooks make you happy like it does for me?  I could spend hours flipping through the pages, imagining how I could put my own spin on the recipes. A few weeks ago, I came across Laura Frankel’s “Jewish Cooking for All Seasons” that was tucked away in my bookshelf.  The … [Read more…]

Israeli Shawarma Feta Salad

Meatless Monday – a great go-to salad Shawarma, really?  During the 9 days of no meat?  This may sound a bit out of your comfort zone, but this fresh and easy Israeli Shawarma Feta Salad has warm, aromatic flavors of Shawarma without the meat.  This is a great way to incorporate some bright summer flavors … [Read more…]

“Hava NaGrilla” – Philadelphia Kosher Smoke BBQ Festival recap!

Philly, here we come! On this 4th of July, America’s Independence Day, it feels appropriate to share my recap of the Philadelphia Kosher BBQ “Hava Nagrilla” festival from just nearly 2 weeks ago, where your fav team, “5 Dudes & A Vegetarian” competed! So here you go, ‘Murica – Happy Birthday! But really, what isn’t … [Read more…]

Low-carb Dinner Rolls

Playing with my food I’m always playing around with recipes, making tweaks, adding in flavors and “making it my own”, and this one is no different. I’d been reading about the combo of coconut flour and psyllium husk (buy it at Whole Foods), that it creates a light and fluffy texture, and these Low-carb dinner … [Read more…]

Lemon Coconut Almond Cake

Happy Sunday and hope you all are enjoying a great Memorial Day weekend! Even though tomorrow is most commonly a day of BBQ’s, beach and a day off, we observe this day to remember and honor the fallen who have served our country so bravely.  Just some food for thought on this holiday weekend… 🙂 … [Read more…]