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Purim is here! Here is an easy hamantaschen recipe. Its easy to roll out and fill and fold. You can fill the hamantaschen with whatever filling you like (fruit, chocolate, etc). In the Free Yoast seo premium nulled metabox you can set a focus keyword.


Indian food and recipes – delicious and good for you!

Health Benefits of Indian food First, besides being fantastically delicious – Indian food is healthy.  In fact, it is so healthy that one of the main spices is an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, fights free radicals, fights infections, has been studied and proven to fight the onset of Alzheimer’s and cancer and more!  What is this super […]

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Chocolate Babka

Paula Shoyer was at Linda Lebovic’s Swirl’s Best Picks.  She has just come out with a cookbook (The Holiday Kosher Baker) and will come out with another right before Pesach (The New Passover Menu in Februrary 2015).  I enjoyed meeting her so much – first of all, she’s fascinating (lived in Switzerland as a diplomat, then […]


Homemade Pizza

Homemade Pizza: What’s for dinner? What to make for dinner?  What will the kids eat?  What will my husband eat?  What is healthy and nutritious and doesn’t take too long?  Well, these are sometimes the $64,000 questions in my house and tonight the answer was Homemade Pizza!  Mostly because one of my kids wanted pizza, […]


Snowball Cookie Recipe (no bake, no cook)

The recipe will be back up soon… 2 1/4 cup Crushed oreos 1/2 cup chopped small pecans (or nut of your choice) 1/4 cup corn syrup 1/4 cup strawberry preserves (or could use cherry, or whatever preserves you like – this cuts through the sweetness) 3/4 cup powdered sugar 1/2 cup powdered sugar for rolling […]


Guacamole Dips Recipes

Avocados are delicious and if you’ve heard anything about them, you’ve probably heard they have the “good” fat.  The good fat helps your body absorb fat soluble vitamins such as alpha and beta carotene and lutein.  Avocados have vitamins K, E, C B6, folates, potassium,  magnesium,  fiber, niacin, riboflavin and has all 8 essential amino […]


Brownie and Peanut Butter Truffle

Ok, first a warning.  If you make these, (if you are like me) you might eat the whole tray.  So be warned.  These are delicious, and they are easy (although it takes a few steps).  Photo by Shani D.: I used Duncan Hines Brownie Mix (it was on sale – you can sometimes get it […]


Fondue! 3 Course Meal

Cheese Fondue – or should I say FUN! Do!   Yes, fondue seems to have gone out of favor with the 70s, which is a real shame, because whereas I agree that bell bottoms and velour suits made a “graceful”? exit, I simply have to disagree with not keeping fondue around. First of all, if […]


Super Easy Gluten Free Chocolate-y Fudge-y cookie

In another installment of yummy gluten free eating – we made a very fun and quick cookie.  There’s no fat in these cookies and no gluten.  There are still calories, but that’s the way it goes sometimes… You cannot substitute regular sugar for the powdered sugar.  Powdered sugar also has cornstarch in it (it’s an […]