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My Latest Shabbos Menu: Cool and Playful Summer Recipes

Posted on 30th of June, 2013 by Lévana

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On impossibly hot days, rather than make up a menu and try to stick to it, I decide to look around me, and let the produce displays surprise me and inform my menu. Since going this route guarantees nothing but the best and freshest, it is a totally calculated risk....
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free Adaptable

Posted on 17th of June, 2013 by Lévana

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Chocolate and peanut butter: A marriage made in cookie heaven! These are so much fun, cracked all over and forming dark ridges on the white-dusted tops: hide them well! Dear Gluten-Free Friends, boy you’ll be happy to know these are every bit as delicious made with Gluten-Free flour! Ingredients: 1 cup...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gluten-free Cookie Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Peanut Butter Recipes, Recipes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Party Cake Recipe

Posted on 25th of May, 2013 by Lévana

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I made this cake for my niece Chana’s Sheva Brachot this week. I had plotted the layers the flavors the textures over and over, taking this out, adding that, sprinkling with the other, all in my mind’s eye, as meticulously and obsessively as if I was preparing to go on...
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Filed under: Agave Syrup Recipes, Apricot Recipes, Cake Recipes, Chocolate Cake Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Coconut Milk Recipes, Coconut Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Dairy-Free Cake recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Frozen Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Ice Cream Cake Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Ice Cream Cake Recipes, Ice Cream Recipes, Kosher Ice Cream, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Nuts Recipes, Party Cake Recipes, Peanut Butter Recipes, Recipes

My Last Sheva Brachot Menu and Recipes

Posted on 17th of March, 2013 by Lévana

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I was asked by several of my guests to share my recipes for the Sheva Brachot we hosted this week for my niece Mushkie and her husband Zalman, and I am delighted to oblige. So, here comes, complete with recipes. I used some wonderful treats Grow and Behold sent me,...
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My Pre-Pessach Shabbos Bash. Complete Menu

Posted on 8th of March, 2013 by Lévana

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My whole grain loaves look plebeian and rustic, in the traditional Sephardi/Arabic tradition, but they taste GOOD! I recently received some fabulous meat samples from Naftali Hanau at Grow and Behold Good mother that I am, I decided to enjoy my precious gift in the appreciative company of my foodie...
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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly. Vegan Adaptation

Posted on 30th of January, 2013 by Lévana

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Photo courtesy of tasteofhome.com This recipe is directly inspired from my original “mother” oatmeal cookie recipe, which I developed for my latest cookbook, one of the many variations for them I have included. I’m a total sucker for oats,  and look for any conceivable excuse to spread them on thick....
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Hot Chocolate Weather. Recipes with all Variations

Posted on 26th of December, 2012 by Lévana

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I don’t wait for a reason to have a cup of hot chocolate. It is the perfect comfort food on a cold rainy day, but it will do just great any other day as well, thank you very much! A friend recently brought me a box of insanely expensive hot...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Hot Chocolate Recipes, Hot Cocoa Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes

Making Shabbos in a Jiffy

Posted on 23rd of December, 2012 by Lévana

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This whole past week was taken up at my apartment with emergency repairs, and the first time I had full access to my kitchen was Thursday night. Since we are going away to Israel this coming Thursday, for almost two weeks, we wanted to spend this Shabbos with my children...
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Chocolate Chestnut Coconut Cake Recipe

Posted on 13th of September, 2012 by Lévana

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Picture Courtesy of www.gliving.com I am constantly asked how I go about developing all my recipes, and although it is hard to make a non-food professional visualize all the steps involved, let me still name one no-brainer vital initial step, which I think my fellow food professionals will second readily:...
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Filed under: Cake Recipes, Chestnut Recipes, Chocolate Cake Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Coconut, Coconut Milk Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking

CCC Redux: Walnut Blondies Recipe

Posted on 7th of August, 2012 by Lévana

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Photo via www.tasteofhome.com A couple weeks ago, I was baking chocolate chip cookies with kids in summer camp, and our baking conditions were rudimentary, to say the least. We needed to bake 48 cookies in a convection oven large enough to bake, say, 2 pans of 12 cookies. So, simple...
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