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…]

Broccoli Cheddar Jalapeño Scones For Passover

Broccoli Cheddar Jalapeño Scones

Passover – Here We Come! What could possibly go wrong when you mix some broccoli florets with cheddar cheese and diced jalapeño?  I mean, how about the perfect bite?  A heaping tablespoon of yummy perfection, that tastes like broccoli cheddar soup with a spicy kick! Enter my Broccoli Cheddar Jalapeño Scones – and let the … [Read more…]

Lemon Coconut Halva Cookies

Halva – the Rachel way! There is something so comforting about Halva.  That rich, decadent dessert made with tahini (ground sesame seeds), butter and sugar. Cue the drooling, and welcome to my no-bake creamy, lemon coconut halva cookies! When I lived in Israel for a year after High School, I remember walking through the Shuk … [Read more…]

Super Bowl Snack – behold the “Nacho Jalapeno Cheese Crisp”!

If you’ve taken a look at your calendar lately, you might be shocked to realize that January is almost over and that could only mean one thing (well, besides the fact that winter just seems to never end and the bitter cold is here to stay). It means the SUPER BOWL is almost here! What … [Read more…]

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Let’s do a little experiment.  Can I get your attention with just one word?  How about CHOCOLATE!  See, didn’t that do the trick? 🙂 Okay, let’s get down to some chocolate business here. Let’s talk about chocolate avocado pudding.  I know…it sounds bizarre.  But trust me, something magical happens when take ripe, creamy avocados and … [Read more…]