Frozen Yogurt Honey Bark

This honey frozen yogurt bark is the perfect light and refreshing dessert especially for Rosh Hashanah. It comes together in no time and is a great option to make with your kids – they can choose their own toppings and just have fun with adding things to the yogurt bark. It is also low in […]

Hadassah and Akiva’s Uzbek Lamb, Chickpea and Vegetable Soup (Shurpa) Recipe

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Hadassah and Akiva offer us this Shurpa. An Uzbek Lamb, Chickpea and Vegetable Soup with a rich and nourishing broth, filled with goodness from boiled bones. This stew-like soup is filled with pieces of meat fallen off the bone, fibre-rich chickpeas, a mixture of vegetables and wonderfully warm spices. Serve with fresh bread to dip.  […]

Alana’s Halva Butter Mochi Recipe

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Alana’s Halva Butter Mochi is a sticky, chewy, fusion sweet treat flavored with pistachio and raspberry. With three different flavored batters swirled together, the layers of color and flavor are delightful on the eye and the tastebuds! Serve with hot lemon tea or black coffee.  Community Recipes is a recurring feature where we share your […]

Dana’s Quinoa Patties with Root Vegetable Tops Recipe


Dana’s Quinoa Patties with Root Vegetable Tops are protein-rich, vibrant green patties of cooked quinoa with a brilliant salty tang from lumps of gooey feta. Double the batch to stock your freezer with these simple and healthy patties. Serve as they come with tahini dip, or stuffed into flatbread with a fresh tomato salad. These […]

Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe – Dairy and Oil-Free

Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe - from "Feeding Women of the Bible"

This chocolate zucchini cake is dairy and oil free. The inclusion of grated zucchini gives a tender and moist texture to the sponge, which prevents it from drying out during baking and storage. It is the perfect addition to an afternoon cup of coffee or tea. This Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe is taken from Feeding […]

An Organization Expert’s To-Do List for Weight Loss Surgery 

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Today I am sharing an interview with Organization Expert Rebekah Saltzman, including her Weight Loss Surgery To-Do List for anyone considering taking this path.  This is the second Jewish Food Hero interview on this subject.  We often assume that the only explanation for obesity is that someone is either eating too much, or moving too […]

Yehudit’s Cabbage Roulette Recipe

Yehudit's Cabbage Roulette Recipe

Yehudit’s Cabbage Roulette Recipe is a simple, quick to make dish of softly sauteed shredded vegetables wrapped in crisp, crunchy phyllo pastry. Community Recipes is a recurring feature where we share your recipes on the Jewish Food Hero blog. If you want to share a recipe in this series, pitch us your idea here. This […]

At 90 years old, I’m eating less meat (thanks to Israel)

90 year old Lloyd Masel is back with another guest post for Jewish Food Hero. This time, Lloyd shares how moving from Australia to Israel impacted his diet and led him to eating less meat. I’m fascinated by the choices we make around food and how they change through different seasons and situations in our […]

Golden Potato and Celery Soup Recipe

Golden Potato and Celery Soup Recipe

This golden potato and celery soup is vibrant, silky, and made with everyday ingredients: potato, celery, onions and garlic. Aromatic turmeric adds a bitter, orangey-ginger flavor and gives the dish its golden color.  This recipe is plant-based, oil-free and kosher pareve.  Beyond Chopped Liver: plant-based makeovers of Jewish favorites  This Golden Potato and Celery Soup […]

The Complete List of Maimonides’ Health Dos and Don’ts

Maimonides’ Health Dos and Don'ts

Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (Rambam, also known as Maimonides), the great intellectual and spiritual figure of post-Talmudic Judaism, documented clear instructions for healthy eating, digestion and exercise. Let’s reflect on Maimonides’ Health Dos and Don’ts and see how they relate to our choices and habits today. Warning against extremes; advocating for rest and routine In Mishneh […]

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