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  • When the manual just isn’t enough

    Funny story: The other day, I was innocently sitting and doing some work when the internet cut out. As I always do, I unplugged the router and plugged it back in, thinking…

  • Dessert can be the main course

    Hello there! I hope you’re having a wonderful summer! We recently took a trip to a nearby town and went out to eat at a restaurant on the beach. Simply beautiful. Anyway,…

  • Pre-Fasting Tips for Tisha B’av

    Hello! I hope you’re having a meaningful nine days. We’re coming up to the very end, and need to prepare ourselves spiritually, and also physically, for Tisha B’av. I had a special…

  • 3 steps to indulging without overeating

    The annual Temech Conference took place a few weeks ago in Yerushalayim, at the Ramada Hotel. Anyone who knows anything about the Ramada in Yerushalayim knows that the food there is absolutely…

  • Vibrant Black Lentil Salad

    2 cups cooked black lentils (cooked until soft but not mushy) 1 large carrot 1 medium beet 1 small red onion 1/4 cup fresh flat leaf parsley, minced 2 tbsp olive oil…

  • Does chocolate cure all woes?

    I was reading this very befitting post by my friend Liba Lurie all about being a tired mom and how to be a nicer mom even when you’re exhausted. Here’s the link so…

  • Detox! Cleanse! Lose weight!!!

    Two (or three) days of Shabbos and Yom Tov can sometimes feel like we’ve GOT to do something QUICK to fit back into our clothes and feel better about ourselves. We’ve all…

  • Self-care on the run

    Eating healthily is nice and easy when you’re at home all day, but what happens when you’re on the run and can’t predict every possibility? This past week I went to an…

  • Hot & Cold Chickpea Salad

    I made this recipe in a flash on a busy Lag B’Omer day. Read all about that here. Ingredients: 1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped…

  • 3 Systems to keep my kitchen running smoothly

    When I was in school I used to get straight A’s on all my math tests, and I never studied. Never never never. History was a different story. (yeah, I like numbers)…