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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday January 24th: Pasta Party the Gluten-Free Way!

Posted on 20th of January, 2011 by Lévana

I too used to watch longingly everyone enjoy their pasta, while I watched helplessly, or worse, decided to bite the bullet, have the wheat pasta dishes and pay with a few days of discomfort. No longer, no sir! Here’s a menu that will make my point in full, as delicious...
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Smoked Salmon Salad with Chick Peas, Asparagus and Artichoke Hearts Recipe

Posted on 20th of January, 2011 by Lévana

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Smoked Salmon Salad In this delightful dish I did nothing more than a little flavor matchmaking: Smoked salmon, lemon zest,  chick peas, asparagus, artichoke hearts? Marriages made in salad heaven! Move over Bagels and lox! Ingredients: 1 bunch thin asparagus, tough ends removed, cut in inch sections 2 heads Boston...
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Filed under: Artichoke Hearts Recipes, Fish Recipes, Kosher Fish Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Salad Recipes, Smoked Salmon Recipes

Summer Rolls with Thai Sauce Recipe

Posted on 20th of January, 2011 by Lévana

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Summer Rolls with Thai Sauce Summer rolls are those delightful paper-thin rice disks that you dip in warm water to soften (no cooking!), fill with virtually anything you like, roll and dip in the sauce of your choice: I love the suggested Thai dipping sauce, but you could use teriyaki...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Peanut Butter Recipes, Shitaki Recipes, Summer Rolls Recipes

Fear of Flying: Ruminations of a Former World Traveler

Posted on 27th of December, 2010 by Lévana

On the eve of our departure to Israel, I am reminded of an email my friend Eve sent a few friends after her flight from Miami to Australia, which I would like to share with you, along with my response: You will enjoy this, I guarantee it! It might also...
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Filed under: Fear of Flying, Flying to Australia, Stories, Transatlantic flights, Travel

Kabocha Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

Posted on 23rd of December, 2010 by Lévana

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My daughter Bella’s favorite. I brought her a vat of it when she had her baby. Still she doesn’t seem to tire of it and now enjoys it with her baby. I always notice with pleasure that all kids love it! A snap to make: All aboard, then cream it...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Soup Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Berry Kanten Recipe

Posted on 22nd of December, 2010 by Lévana

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Consider kanten the Jell-O of champions: kuzu is the starch of the kuzu plant, is a wonderful thickener and is easy to get in health food stores. Kanten, the dessert made with kuzu, is quick and delicious, and does wonders for upset stomachs. You can eat it warm too. If...
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Filed under: Berry Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kanten Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kuzu Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Quick Black Bean Chocolate Soup Recipe

Posted on 16th of December, 2010 by Lévana

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Beans and chocolate? I recently teased my friend Sara into identifying the odd ingredient in this soup, which she loved. I enjoyed watching her racking her brains, and didn’t feel any guilt about it: After all, she was working for food, and was kept guessing through a second bowl. PS,...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Latin Cooking, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Soup Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday December 20th: Healing Foods: Gluten-Free

Posted on 15th of December, 2010 by Lévana

Want to eat deliciously the super-healthy way? Trying to get your strength back faster and with less medication after a treatment that left you somewhat depleted? So many foods have such great healing powers you will actually have a good time preparing and eating them. No need to cook separately:...
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Muffin Recipes. All Variations Including Vegan

Posted on 15th of December, 2010 by Lévana

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Cranberry Muffins You say cup cakes, I say muffins! Gosh, I would hate to lose my popularity with the junior cup-cake crowd, but many years of catering kids’ parties and watching their delighted faces as their lick their fingers put my fears at rest. As if that was not enough,...
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Filed under: Apples Recipes, Bread Recipes, Cake Recipes, Carrot Recipes, Cranberries Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Muffins Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Pumpkin Recipes, Spelt Baking, Spelt Desserts Recipes, Vegan Muffin Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Miso Soup with All the Fixin’s Recipe

Posted on 13th of December, 2010 by Lévana

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Miso Soup Miso soup is a marvel: Quick is not even the word: By the time it comes to a boil, it’s done, a whole pot full. It’s also an incredibly nutritious and versatile low calorie treat. I am giving you here a basic recipe, but I am including as...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Lean Classics Recipes, Monosodium Glutamate, MSG, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Shitaki Recipes, Soup Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes