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Category Archives: Coconut Recipes

Tehina Chocolate Spread Recipe. Variations

Posted on 25th of February, 2014 by Lévana

Tehina chocolate spread

Photo courtesy of www.tasteofdivine.com Sesame paste, or Tehina, often plays second fiddle to other, more muscular ingredients,  hummus being the most ubiquitous, followed by sauces and dips. Actually it is the main ingredient in Chalva, but most commercial Chalva (I won’t lump in this category the delicious moist artisanal varieties...
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Filed under: Agave Syrup Recipes, Almond Recipes, Cake Recipes, Chestnut Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Chocolate Truffles Recipes, Coconut Milk Recipes, Coconut Recipes, Dairy-Free Chocolate Truffle Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Ganache Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Low-Carb Recipes, Recipes, Sesame Recipes, Tehina Recipes

High Carb Cravings at Low Carb Costs. Suggestions, Menus and Recipes

Posted on 27th of October, 2013 by Lévana

Chia Almond Pudding

Raw Low Carb Chia FLax Almond Cranberry Pudding (recipe in this file) When my son Maimon was a teenage schoolboy, he told his father: “Tati, you know what I heard old age is? That’s when your broad mind and narrow waist switch places”. Not missing a beat, my husband snapped...
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Low Carb Pancakes and Breads, Savory and Sweet Recipes

Posted on 27th of October, 2013 by Lévana

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Just as it is true that if life sends you lemons, you make lemonade, so too, if life withholds carbs, you make low or no carb pancakes and other goodies, period. Smile please. Take a look in my giant file, High Carb Cravings at Low Carb Costs, you’ll be amazed...
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Filed under: Almond Flour Recipes, Almond Recipes, Coconut Milk Recipes, Coconut Oil Recipes, Coconut Recipes, Flax Meal Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Gluten-Free Pancake Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low Carb Bread Recipes, Low Carb Pancake Recipes, Low-Carb Recipes, Peanut Flour Recipe, Recipes

The Children’s Real Food Revolution has Begun. And I Started it! Summer Camp Menu and Recipes!

Posted on 18th of August, 2013 by Lévana

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Enjoy our pictures! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.603866526331884.1073741838.213383695380171&type=3&uploaded=68 My summer was off to a very poor start this year, with some emergency repairs in my apartment which left us for almost a month living in a decor Robin Williams would call “the refugee motif”. So you can imagine with what anticipation I ran out to...
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Quick Halvah Bars Recipe

Posted on 30th of July, 2013 by Lévana

Halvah

We all love the wonderful taste of halvah, that great Sephardi dessert classic sold all over Israeli and Middle Eastern markets, but hardly ever get near it because of the prohibitive amount of sugar it contains. I tinkered with the flavors until I obtained this delicious and infinitely less sweet approximation....
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Filed under: Agave Syrup Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Coconut Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Granola Recipes, Halva Recipes, Jewish Recipes, Natural and Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Sesame Recipes, Tehina Recipes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Party Cake Recipe

Posted on 25th of May, 2013 by Lévana

PB ice cream cake

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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Banana Coconut Poppy Seed Cake Recipe. Gluten-Free Adaptation included.

Posted on 29th of April, 2013 by Lévana

banana poppy seed cake

Last night, Erev Lag Baomer, I was baking up a storm for my children’s Lag Baomer BBQ party, Chabad of Washington Heights. I am always graciously asked, don’t you dare show up without my chocolate chip cookies so of course, I made a mountain of these. I had lots of bananas...
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Lemon Coconut Mousse. Gluten-Free

Posted on 3rd of March, 2013 by Lévana

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Another treat born of good flavor matchmaking! Anyone not a lemon lover, or coconut lover, need not apply! Naturally gluten-free. In my catering days I have always used unflavored kosher gelatin in many exciting desserts but had never offered any of them in my cookbooks and my demos, as it...
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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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Filed under: Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Coconut Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten-free Cookie Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Healthy Cookie Recipes, Healthy Snacks Recipes, Heathy Cookies Recipes, Oatmeal Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Vegan Cookie Recipes, Vegan Desserts Recipes

Planning the Perfect Passover Seder Menu: Complete with Recipes. Non-Gebroks

Posted on 20th of March, 2010 by Lévana

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If you would like to start with my induction  Boot Camp Course to Passover, read my Passover Kitchen Diaries: Anatomy of a Week in the Home Kitchen Trenches. I grew up in a very modest household, but I remember fabulous food at every meal at my home, especially on Pessach....
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