Review of Oxy-powder and deep thoughts about female constipation

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Let’s talk about female constipation an simple ways to fix them. Digestion is a key part of general health and significantly affects how we feel, emotionally and physically, on a daily basis. Women often feel embarrassed discussing this topic but the taboo is not helping anyone! Today I want to talk about some common issues […]

Lloyd’s Fascinating History of Falafel

Lloyd’s Fascinating History of Falafel

Lloyd’s Fascinating History of Falafel is a guest post from a member of our Jewish Food Hero community. Lloyd shares all about the origins of falafel, a hotly contested issue. Let’s learn together about this delicious, internationally popular street food.  A bit about Lloyd Masel Lloyd Masel lives in Israel with his wife Shush. He […]

Naked Oatmeal Raisin Protein Cookie Review

Naked Oatmeal Raisin Protein Cookie

Today I am reviewing the Naked Oatmeal Raisin Cookie. It’s a gluten-free protein treat that has less than 200 calories, only 1 gram of sugar, 6 grams of fiber, 10 grams of protein and 10 grams of net carbs per cookie. They are baked fresh in the United States. As they are individually wrapped, this […]

Zachary’s Passover Menu + Jewish Holiday meal planning tips. 

Zachary’s Passover Menu + Jewish Holiday Meal Planning Tips

Zachary shares his Passover Menu, and Jewish Holiday meal planning tips.  Holidays are a time when we want to eat something special with people who are dear to us. But how often does trying to prepare a great meal result precisely missing the time with family because you are so busy in the kitchen?! Zachary […]

Is Kosher always enough? Q&A with Expert Melissa Hoffman 

Is Kosher always enough? Q&A Melissa Hoffman

When you have always eaten kosher, it might sound odd to ask: is kosher always enough? I recently transitioned from 20 years of veganism to eating a kosher omnivore diet. Previously on this blog, I shared thoughts about eco-kashrut which considered whether simply being certified kosher was really enough in terms of the ethical standards […]

18 Tips from Food Waste Fighting Enthusiast Abbe Stern

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Food waste is one of our most urgent global challenges. At the same time as people suffer due to lack of food, our landfills are filling up with food waste, releasing harmful gasses which contribute to climate change.  According to Change for Climate, “Wasted food that ends up in the garbage, and ultimately the landfill, […]

6 Benefits of Ending My Vegan Diet During Pregnancy

6 Benefits of Ending my Vegan Diet During Pregnancy

Erica decided to move beyond veganism during pregnancy, a time when the body goes through a significant transformation.  I met Erica online when I shared my blog post, Extreme Veganism: Why I started Eating Meat After 20 Years. She responded, “I recently started eating (kosher) meat again after 25 years of strict vegetarianism/borderline vegan”. Her […]

Physical Symptoms that Motivated me to Move Beyond a Pure Vegan Diet

Physical Symptoms that Motivated me to Move Beyond a Pure Vegan Diet

Today, I’m sharing some of the physical symptoms of the pure vegan diet. These unwanted side effects eventually led me to move beyond a pure vegan eating pattern. This blog post is part two of the Becoming Kosher Omnivore series, discussing why and how I have moved away from eating exclusively vegan / plant-based.  If […]

Extreme Veganism: Why I started eating meat after 20 years

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Today, I’m exploring how attitudes of extreme veganism affected my physical and emotional experience of eating a plant-based diet. This blog post is part of the Becoming Kosher Omnivore series, discussing why and how I have moved away from eating exclusively vegan / plant-based.  20 years of veganism  After eating a vegetarian/vegan/plant-based diet for 20 […]

What is The Best Way to Cook Tofu?

What is the best way to cook tofu?

Tofu is one of the most versatile and handy cooking ingredients you could wish for. Made entirely of soy milk, tofu is high in protein, low in fat, and a 100% vegan ingredient that even carnivores will love… When it’s appropriately prepared! Here is your guide to The Best way to Cook Tofu. How to […]