Vegan Nutty Chocolate Chip Cookies (Kosher-for-Passover)

Vegan Nutty Chocolate Chip Cookies in floral bowl on marble table

Introducing: the ultimate Passover cookie. During Passover, it feels nice to enjoy nourishing homemade treats that are good for us. I’ve adapted a traditional chocolate chip cookie recipe to use all plant-based, healthy ingredients that are Kosher for Passover. If you eat Kitniyot, no-one – from your kids to your husband to your mother and […]

Marlene’s Gluten Free Hamantaschen Recipe

Hamantaschen Cookies

This month’s Community Recipe is Marlene’s Gluten Free Hamantaschen recipe.   Marlene’s Gluten Free Hamantaschen recipe is her gluten-free adaptation of the Hamantaschen cookie. If you are looking for a non-gluten-free vegan lower-fat Hamantaschen recipe, here is my true and tried recipe for Hamantaschen.  This recipe can work with any filling.   How I got my hands […]

Mini Baked Parsnip and Sweet Potato Latkes- Jewish Food Hero Kitchen

A Mini Baked Parsnip and Sweet Potato Latkes Recipe for Hanukkah. Latkes are a quintessential Hanukkah food habit. Making and eating them are so fundamental to our holiday experience that it is impossible to imagine a Hanukkah without them! Crunchy latkes are potato fritters fried in a lot of oil. Usually made with grated potatoes […]

Modern and Beautiful Place Cards For Rosh Hashanah

Finally, modern and beautiful place cards for Rosh Hashanah. Last year, I made Passover name cards and they are a popular download in the Jewish Food Hero shop. I heard from many readers that they loved them so…. I decided to make Rosh Hashanah name cards. These place cards are beautiful and practical. They add […]

Rosh Hashanah Blessing and Prayer Cards – Printable

I have been wanting to make Rosh Hashanah blessing and prayer cards for my own home for a few years now. The recitation of the Rosh Hashanah blessing and prayer cards is a special experience. All the elements are there – tasting healthy apples, eating honey, lighting candles, reciting a prayer for renewal, reciting a […]

Jewish Holiday Calendar

When is Rosh Hashanah this year? The Jewish holiday calendar 5780 was created to help us keep track of our 16 major holidays each year. The Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar so the dates of holidays change every year – this can lead to confusion (to say the least) every year. Ask yourself:Do I […]

Kosher-for-Passover Apple Pistachio Cake – Jewish Food Hero Kitchen

Moist, flavorful, and satisfying without being heavy, this Kosher-for-Passover apple cake will make the perfect dessert during Pesach. Kosher-for-Passover desserts are a food group on their own. It is hard to find a delicious and healthy dessert that tastes good and is actually good for us. At Passover, just like any other time of the […]

8 Nourishing Vegan Soups For Chanukah

Why is vegan soup so good for us? We cannot just eat sufganiyot doughnuts and latkes for eight nights of Chanukah! Soup is a practical family meal which can be cooked ahead of time and left on the stovetop. You can adapt it to suit all the family by stirring in different combinations of herbs, […]

The Top 5 Reasons You’re Not Eating Plant-Based Food for the Jewish Holidays

Since you’re already thinking about what you’re going to serve for Passover, why not include plant-based food in those pre-planning thoughts? What I’ve heard from many people in the Jewish Food Hero community is that you would love to be able to serve healthier food, but you don’t feel empowered to do so because you […]

8 Satisfying Salad Recipes for Hanukkah

Adding salad dishes to your holiday table is a great way of incorporating raw and minimally processed vegetables to your diet. Uncooked foods maintain their nutrient profiles and their vibrant colours appeal to children and adults alike. There is no need to drench a healthy dish in an oil-heavy dressing. Instead, keep things light and […]

8 Perfect Baked Doughnuts For a Healthier Hanukkah

A sufganiyot is a round, fried donut which is eaten around the world at Chanukah. Sufganiyah are most commonly filled with jam or custard and covered in powdered sugar, but the possibilities for this versatile and adaptable food are endless. Jewish people traditionally eat fried foods at Chanukah as a way of commemorating the miracle […]