Food and Nutrition

Healthy Latkes

Healthy Latkes

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…Hanukkah is when you spend 8 nights eating fried foods, from jelly donuts to latkes. Before you start loosening your belt buckle and clogging your arteries lets talk about ways you can enjoy your oil, but in a healthier way. Traditional latkes are made with potatoes, onions, eggs,(…)

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Chocolate Energy Truffles

Chocolate Energy Truffles

Sometimes you need a quick pick me up, snack for the kids or healthy dessert. This easy and healthy recipe will meet all those needs! The main ingredient is dates and not only are they sweet and delicious but they have a good amount of potassium, fiber, calcium, iron and even protein! This recipe is(…)

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Fruity and Floral Wines

Fruity and Floral Wines

The latest crazes in winemaking Wine. There are so many varieties. There’s red, white, sparkling, rosé, champagne. There are different types as well. The list goes beyond Shiraz, Riesling, Prosecco, Zinfandel and Brut. As if there wasn’t a wide assortment of wines already, within the last couple of years people have got their creative juices(…)

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Healthy Gluten/Dairy Free Vegetarian Passover Recipes

Healthy Gluten/Dairy Free Vegetarian Passover Recipes

Growing up, Passover meant for me constipation, chocolate covered jelly rings, Manishivitz macaroons and card-board tasting cereal! Every meal had matzah in it and I really felt the digestion issues were all apart of empathizing with the suffering of our ancestors as they left Egypt. Once I met my husband, who was not raised with(…)

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Apple Carrots Muffins

Apple Carrots Muffins

In our house we have a Saturday morning tradition of eating healthy muffins and tea for breakfast. It is our weekly treat that we look forward to. I love making muffins using almond flour because of the taste, texture and nutritional value (high in protein and calcium). I also like freezing these muffins and grabbing(…)

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