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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday November 15th: Thanksgiving.

11th of November, 2010

You know me: nothing is ever an excuse to lose my head and throw balance and nutrition to the winds when preparing a meal, even one as lavish as this Thanksgiving feast. So yes, it is a lot of wonderful food, but all sensible. You won’t have to go on...
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Cabbage Sauerkraut Potato Soup Recipe

10th of November, 2010

Cabbage Sauerkraut Potato Soup Recipe

I look for every excuse to use the humble cabbage. Talk about gastronomie sans argent, with nutrition worth its weight in gold. Cabbage and caraway have a natural affinity, and team up with the potatoes to produce this delightfully funky soup. The addition of the fermented sauerkraut makes it a...
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Filed under: Cabbage recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Soup Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Quick Pumpkin Peanut Butter Soup Recipe

3rd of November, 2010

Quick Pumpkin Peanut Butter Soup Recipe

This flavor lineup is unbeatable, and makes such a strong statement you have nothing more to  do than to bring all ingredients to a boil, and blend. Be sure to use pumpkin puree, NOT pumpkin pie mix or goodness knows what other processed calamity! You might even consider making it...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Peanut Butter Recipes, Pumpkin Recipes, Soup Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Exhibiting my New Line of Natural Desserts at Kosherfest!

26th of October, 2010

Would you all believe this giant project I have been working on for so long is finally coming out of … the oven? Levana Natural Spelt Desserts! Booth # 727 (Toobro). As you all know, I am a very spoiled cook and baker, used to being constantly told about my...
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Filed under: Low Gluten Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Spelt Baking, Spelt Desserts Recipes

Coming Soon! My New Cookbook!

26th of October, 2010

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How exciting is this?  Still tinkering with the cover (including correcting Lisa Young’s title): You like? Feedback please! Some wonderful parts of this book, beside close to 400 delicious,  streamlined, nutritious and inexpensive dishes include: Over fifty gorgeous pictures, taken by my talented photographer son-in-law Meir Pliskin 3 distinct indexes:...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher for Passover Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook

Red Bean Chestnut Pumpkin Pudding Recipe

5th of August, 2010

Red Bean Chestnut Pumpkin Pudding Recipe

No time to make dessert? I have here what it takes to make 1 dozen ample servings of something absolutely delicious without turning on your oven or your stove. I admit it: I was in a mad scientist mood when I dreamed this up: The ingredient combo is as improbable...
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Filed under: Beans Recipes, Chestnut Recipes, Cinnamon Recipes, Coconut, Comfort Foods Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, No Bake Pie Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Pudding Recipes, Pumpkin Recipes, Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Honor your Mother the Gluten-Free Way

3rd of June, 2010

My son Yakov is the poster child for the meat-and-potato-and-lots-of-ketchup diet. When he was little, his biggest compliment regarding my food was, “Delicious beans, Mommy. Almost as good as the baked beans from Eagle Day Camp.” (I couldn’t resist asking them for their recipe, and they graciously shared it with...
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Chocolate Oats Pots de Crème Recipe

13th of May, 2010

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Chocolate Oats Pots de Crème Long before the whole-grain fashion began (I am not telling you how long, I heard ladies don’t do that, but I will give you a hint: circa my ultra-lean student years, the very years that inadvertently turned me into a cook, as I was constantly...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

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

20th of March, 2010

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

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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Cabbage Cranberry Soup Recipe

19th of March, 2010

Cabbage Cranberry Soup Recipe

Oh I know this soup sounds much too plebeian to be  served at a Seder meal, but just wait till you see how delicious it is: My guests love it! The cranberry sauce is the secret ingredient here: It works like a charm! Ingredients: 1/3 cup olive oil 1 large...
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Filed under: Cabbage recipes, Cranberries Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher for Passover Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Non Gebroks Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Passover menus, Passover Recipes, Soup Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes