Herby Cabbage Salad – perfect for Passover!

 

 Cabbage Salad with Parsley and Mint I know I say this every year, but how is it Pesach already?  Well, believe it or not, recipes are popping up everywhere for the perfect Passover food.  Today’s recipe is for my Herby Cabbage salad!  This salad is super refreshing on a warm spring day and very simple … [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…]

Blackberry Cheesecake Hamantashen!

 

 Happy Purim readers! May I present you with my blackberry cheesecake hamantashen!  These “hummies” are gluten-free, keto-friendly, simple-to-make and delicious – trust me!  If you want to make these completely dairy-free, you can substitute with parve cream cheese in the filling.  The dough is dairy-free since I used coconut oil, but you can definitely substitute … [Read more…]

Spicy Moroccan Salmon with Pickle Slaw

 

 Want to impress your guests at your next Shabbat meal?  How about a new spin on the good ‘ole classic Gefilte Fish and try my Spicy Moroccan Salmon with my Pickle Slaw – chock full of aromatic spices, sweet and spicy pickles with a good kick of acid, this will definitely be a big hit … [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…]

Tu BiShvat Challenge: Mergez Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Beef Bacon

Bacon Wrapped Dates
 

 This coming Monday is Tu BiShvat, the Rosh Hashanah (New Years) for trees. Sort of an Abrahamic Arbor Day. Rachel has challenged me to come up with a date based recipe in honor of  Tu BiShvat.There is a custom to eat fruits from the Shiv’at HaMinim, the seven special species that Israel is known for … [Read more…]