From the Jewish Food Hero Kitchen: Citrus Carrot Salad

This lightly sweet and spiced citrus carrot salad is a healthy and refreshing raw food salad that can be added to any meal, whether lunch or dinner, holiday or weekday. Traditional Carrot Salad Recipes Traditional carrot salads are loaded with mayonnaise or oil and sometimes include tuna fish or eggs.  I know that many of […]

Joan’s Soft, Fluffy and Delicious Vegan Challah Recipe

Community Recipes is a recurring feature where I ask a community member  to share a vegan recipe with us. This week I’m featuring Joan Laguatan and her vegan challah recipe.  Community Recipes is a recurring feature where we share your vegan recipes.  If you want to share a recipe in this series, pitch us your idea […]

Vegan Potato and Spinach Patties – The Jewish Food Hero Kitchen

My maternal grandmother used to make these from day old mashed potatoes.  Her recipe included potatoes, milk, eggs and butter. I used to love them! In the cookbook The Book of Jewish Food: An Odyssey from Samarkand to New York there is a related recipe called “Sfongo”.  Sfongo that is a potato and spinach layered […]

7 Facts That Nobody Told You About Hunger in Israel

For Rosh Hashanah this year, I wanted to make a donation to an Israeli focused on alleviating hunger for Israel’s most vulnerable.  I did a search online and very quickly found Yad Ezra V’Shulamit. a humanitarian organization in Israel which helps needy families overcome poverty.   I wanted to learn more about hunger in Israel […]

What’s On Your Rosh Hashanah Playlist, Maya Ross?

“ What’s on Your Holiday Playlist” is a recurring feature where I ask one woman to create a holiday inspired soundtrack for us. This Rosh Hashanah, I asked  Maya Ross to build a Rosh Hashanah mood for us. I met Maya in January 2018 when she came to Cambodia during her gap year.  She volunteered […]

7 Of the Most Hydrating Teas For Your Health

Here is a list of 7 if the Most Hydrating Teas For Your Health.  Drinking tea is delicious and a healthy habit for our skin and digestion.   After having morning coffee, I switch to tea and enjoy 1-3 cups during  the day.   4 Types of Tea.  These 7 if the Most Hydrating Teas For Your […]

18 Non-Toxic Organic Cleaning Products That Are Proven Effective and Healthy

Non-toxic cleaning products are healthier for our homes and our environment.  Today most of us want to find products: That are created using healthy ingredients for our bodies, That respect and do not harm our environment, That are produced by green businesses. Unfortunately, most people do not buy non-toxic organic cleaning products because: they feel […]

17 Delicious Plant-Based Recipes Your Eyes, Mouth and Gut Will Love This Passover

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Eating plant based food during Passover is one way to take care of your body during the holiday. During Passover*, we can center your plate and your diet predominately with plant foods (fruits, vegetables, starchy vegetables, roots/tubers, intact whole grains, and legumes such as beans, peas and lentils (depending on if you Kinyot or not […]

Jewish Love Quotes that Will Make You Smile

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In honor of Tu B’Av (sometimes called the Jewish Valentine’s Day), I’ve gathered some quotes about love which I think are thought-provoking and inspiring. Hopefully the quotes will make you smile too. Classic Jewish sources refer to heterosexual love between a husband and wife, but the ideas about love apply to any type of loving […]