mushroom barley soup
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Mushroom Barley Soup Recipe. Vegan

Mushroom Barley Soup Here comes the hearty and wonderful classic! I love barley so much. Take a look at my Jazzed Up Cholent Soup, with Black Barley, or my couscous recipe, using barley couscous  Attention Gluten-Free friends: Mushroom…
radicchio endive fennel salad
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Radicchio, Endive and Fennel Salad Recipe

My Radicchio Endive Fennel Salad is my latest triumph. I created it as a special gift to a special friend for a special (upper round number) birthday. Everything about this Radicchio salad is delightful and luxurious. The colors, the crunch,…
Herb Cauliflower Salad
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Herb Cauliflower Salad Recipe

So is Cauliflower the new grain? There seems to be nothing you can't do with it: Grind it with the right seasonings, and you get a Pizza crust; Throw in a handful frozen cauliflower with your other smoothie ingredients and it's a leaner and…
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Flax Oat Gluten-Free Banana Bread

My newborn gluten-free banana bread just hit a home run! Perfect for breakfast, as it is minimally and naturally sweetened: it relies on the natural sweetness of the bananas. I have just developed the recipe a few hours ago, and couldn't…
Vegan Bacon
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Vegan Bacon Kale Salad with Miso Dressing Recipe

Vegan Bacon is the dream topping: And not just with Vegan diners, but with Kosher-Keepers, and everyone in between. You will enjoy it for no other reason than that it is fantastic and super healthy. Verboten no more! But that's not all: I…
Seitan
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Braised Seitan with Portobello and Tomatoes Recipe.

My Braised Seitan with Portobello and Tomatoes came out fantastic! I promised myself not just one but two things, no, make that three: - Turn everyone on to it. Yeah right, I can hear you chuckling to yourself! Nice try, Levana! - Share my…
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Vegan Cheesecake with Peanut Butter Filling and Chocolate Topping Recipe

A new dessert star was born this week as a result of extensive tinkering with variations on cheesecake: Vegan Cheesecake. Forgive me for feeling so smug, but I am mighty proud of my Vegan Cheesecake with Peanut butter Filling and Chocolate Topping:…
potato pie
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Moroccan Potato Pie (Amhammar) Recipe. Chicken Variation

Moroccan Potato Pie: A great favorite in our Moroccan cuisine. This rustic dish (Amhammar) is a good example of how we make something rich (eggs) or starchy (potatoes) go a long way. Do not be alarmed by the number of eggs used: When you…
tehina chocolate spread
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Kale Fish Soup Recipe. All Variations

My kale fish soup is my newborn Star! I made it 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…
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Low Carb Dessert: Pumpkin Cranberry Almond Torte Recipe

Talk about what you should bring them for Thanksgiving! Exploring with no and low carb desserts, and this is a real winner. So you see, you can have your cake and eat it too. Recently I made a diabetic friend very happy by making this low…
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Low Carb Pancakes and Breads Recipes. Gluten-Free

The Low Carb Pancakes challenge is: no grain flour and no sugar. But just as it is true that if life sends you lemons, you make lemonade, so too, if life withholds carbs, you make no or low carb pancakes and other goodies, period. Smile please.…