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  • I Gained Weight Over Chanukah

    Here’s what happened in my home over Chanukah. We fried latkes, we fried mashed potatoes, we fried tuna patties…we fried just about anything we could get our hands on. We had so…

  • How To Have A Guilt-Free Chanukah

    Most women dread the chagim and all the food and get so concerned about gaining weight and feeling plain old not well all around. Or also missing out on all the fun. If you…

  • Luxurious Shepherd’s Pie

    This week’s recipe – Shepherd’s Pie (the ultimate in comfort) Ingredients: 6 medium size potatoes 4 cloves of garlic olive oil 2 bell peppers 6 medium carrots 4 celery stalks 1 large…

  • Not Just Small Potatoes

    While I typically try to focus on foods that are surprisingly good for us, I realize that the winter is a time when many of us want comfort foods. Foods that make…

  • O-some Real Onion Soup

    Here’s a super easy winter recipe to get the most out of this very common superfood. It uses a gentle cooking technique so as to maintain all those amazing nutrients. Warm up…

  • Show Me Your Pearly Whites

    In this week’s Superfood exploration we’ll continue with our use of winter foods commonly found in every home. As usual I want to push the envelope a little and show you that…

  • Marinated Mushroom and Sprout Shehakol Salad

    I love this salad! It’s so refreshing and it takes advantage of two ingredients that hold up very well in the winter, especially now when lettuce is hard to come by where…

  • There’s A Fungus Among Us

    Since it is wintertime I’ve decided to focus on foods that are often found in winter dishes. Today, just to be extreme, we’ll focus on a vegetable that is often considered totally…

  • Menu for the Week of October 26

    Here’s my menu for the week of October 26: photo credit: Phil Roeder Sunday: lunch — omelette with sauteed vegetables; dinner — black bean soup with onion, garlic, sweet potato, red pepper Monday:…

  • A Zesty Immune Boost

    With all the talk of Superfoods going around I felt it was important to point out that there are so many Superfoods laying unnoticed in your cupboard. You don’t need to spend…