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Category Archives: Low-Carb 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

Kale, Shitaki and Fish Soup Recipe. Vegetarian and Meat Variations

Posted on 2nd of December, 2013 by Lévana

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I made this soup just before shabbos, and even while some good stuff was going into the pot, I was still debating what direction I should take it in. My original idea was, make my usual Moroccan Fish Soup, and make a side dish to go with dinner, out of...
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Filed under: Anchovies Recipes, Celery Root Recipes, Fish Recipes, Fish Soup Recipes, Kale Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low Carb Soup Recipes, Low-Carb Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Soup Recipes, Zucchini Recipes

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

Spinach Lasagna Recipe. Gluten-Free and Low Carb Variations

Posted on 15th of October, 2013 by Lévana

Spinach Lasagna

Dear reader, please don’t ask me why until recently I found the preparation of lasagna so daunting, while I can whip up a couscous or a Bourguignon or an apple tarte and much more to feed a dozen guests, in no time flat and with great alacrity, and if I...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-free pasta recipes, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lasagna Recipes, Low Carb Pasta Recipes, Low-Carb Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Recipes, Stories

Salad as Main Course Recipes: Two of my Favorites.

Posted on 30th of January, 2013 by Lévana

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For all of you always asking what fabulous treats I make my husband for dinner when we are alone, weekdays or shabbos, the answer is: Salad. I do hope you are not disappointed, and do not feel sorry for him, especially because salad is his express wish. Nope: In my...
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Filed under: Julia Child, Low-Carb Recipes, Main Course Salads Recipes, Recipes, Salad Dressing Recipes, Salad Recipes, Salade Nicoise Recipes, Steak Salad Recipes, Tuna Steaks Recipes

Chanukkah and the Fear of Frying: International Latkas Recipes

Posted on 2nd of December, 2012 by Lévana

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Latkas: The wonderful foods we love to hate! In addition to adding some delicious latkas and fritters recipes from around the world, you will learn a thing or two about frying safely and efficiently. Latkas even for dessert! Serve your latkas with homemade Apple Sauce: Nothing like it, and so...
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Filed under: Apple Sauce Recipes, Apples Recipes, Blueberry Recipes, Burger Recipes, Chanukkah Recipes, Cheese Latkas Recipes, Corn Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low-Carb Recipes, Recipes, Vegetable Burgers Recipes, Vegetarian Burgers Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

My Version of Julia Child’s Vichyssoise Recipe

Posted on 7th of June, 2012 by Lévana

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Please do not find me sacrilegious if I start off with an inspiration from Julia Child’s wonderful classic, Vichyssoise, and take it on some less-traveled road. Who knows, you might  even welcome my making the recipe so elastic!  If you are looking to watch your starch intake, simply substitute 2...
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Filed under: Celery Root Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Julia Child, Kosher Recipes, Leeks Recipes, Low-Carb Recipes, Miso Paste Recipes, Potatoes Recipes, Recipes, Soup Recipes, Vichyssoise Recipes

Warm Fig Tart Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 14th of March, 2012 by Lévana

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A nice and super healthy take on pumpkin pie, and so easy to make.  Easily converted to a gluten-free treat: You could use any flour at all. The pairing of figs with rosemary is deliciously funky. Remember, as always: No cooking wine or cooking sherry or any of those calamitous...
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Filed under: Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Figs Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Gluten-free Pie Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Levana Kirschenbaum, Low-Carb Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Pasta with Fennel Tuna Sauce Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 7th of March, 2012 by Lévana

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If it is true that opposites attract, no dish would bear this out better than this one. Tuna  and Fennel! Besides, here is a whole new and fun way to eat canned tuna! Do not be alarmed by the fact that I don’t drain it—that’s practically all the oil contained...
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Filed under: Dairy Pie Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Fennel Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Italian Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Low-Carb Recipes, Recipes

Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Bread Crumbs Topping Recipe. Gluten-Free Variation

Posted on 13th of February, 2012 by Lévana

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I love the robust flavor of  cauliflower, and the roasting intensifies it even further.  I use frozen cauliflower, as it is already cut, cleaned, and every bit as delicious and nutritious! Attention Gluten-Free readers: This is for you too! Although this dish needs no help from the usual pasta suspects...
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