Healthy and kid-friendly recipes for busy moms, made in 30 minutes or less!

How to whiten your teeth naturally with food

Hi! Lately I've been asked a lot about teeth whitening and how to whiten your teeth naturally with food? There are tons of ways to whiten our teeth naturally, although you have to remember that this would not be a quick fix. When you are using food as your medicine...

An excellent substitute for Coffee

What is the best way to substitute coffee? Most of my clients are coffee addicts, but they won't admit it! Many attribute their high energy levels to coffee, which does have an effect on our nervous system, however in the long run, at a cost of harming our livers....

Easy gluten free banana cake recipe (made with almond flour)

Easy gluten free banana cake recipe (made with almond flour) My husband loves pastry, but having a nutritionist wife is probably not very fun for him. I dread most of the pastries that look appealing to him, lift an eyebrow when I see him picking at the dessert...

What is the best meal to eat before the Yom Kippur fast?

What is the best meal to eat before the Yom Kippur fast? Many people ask me which food should they eat before Yom Kippur fast to keep them full for longer and less hungry. The answer is actually pretty simple and if you think about it makes a lot of sense. When we...

Green Smoothies Recipes for Beginners

Green Smoothies Recipes for Beginners One of the things that came up constantly during my research on health and nutrition was incorporating green smoothies in your day, preferably in the morning. I have tried many recipes some of them were delicious and some were...

Indian Chickpea Dish

Indian Chickpea Dish Prep time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 large onion, diced 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 can unsalted crushed tomatoes 1 package fresh baby spinach 1/2 bunch chopped fresh cilantro Spices: 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp...

Vegan Pasta Bolognese Recipe

Vegan Pasta Bolognese Recipe Prep time: 20 minutes Ingredients: Your favourite pasta (whole grain or gluten free pasta) 1 large onion - diced 2 small tomatoes - diced 1 red bell pepper - diced 1 medium zucchini - diced 1 tbsp coconut oil 1/2 cup cashews 1/2 cup pecans...

Baked Turmeric Chicken

Baked Turmeric Chicken Prep time: 30 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 12 skinless chicken thighs - washed and cut to 1 inch pieces 3 carrots - peeled and cut to 1/2 inch pieces 1 large zucchini - cut to 1 inch pieces 1/2 butternut squash peeled and cut to...

Oshrit’s Roasted Eggplant Recipe

Roasted Eggplant Recipe I have to give the credit for this recipe to my brother in-law's wife, Oshrit Palvanov, who taught me how to get the burnt aroma from the eggplant. Here is her recipe: Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 3 small eggplants 6 garlic cloves minced...

Roasted Carrots with Olive Oil and Garlic

Roasted Carrots with Olive Oil and Garlic Prep time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 5 bunches of carrots (with the greens on top) 1/2 head of garlic, peeled and minced 1/3 cup olive oil For dressing: Juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp caraway seeds, whole or ground in a coffee grinder...

Healthy Cabbage Slaw Recipe

Healthy Cabbage Slaw Recipe Total prep time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 1 medium head of cabbage 2 carrots 2 handfuls of fresh dill - chopped 2 tbsp vegetable oil (I prefer grapeseed oil or flax seed oil) juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp Himalayan sea salt 1/2 tsp cane sugar...

Tilapia Is As Bad For You as Bacon!

Why Is The Tilapia Fish Bad For You? I've been planning to blog about this topic for the longest time, finally got to it! Some of us still choose to eat animal flesh (including me), however we have to educate ourselves on the quality and integrity of the animals we...

Baked Rainbow Trout Fillets with Asparagus

Baked Rainbow Trout Fillets with Asparagus Prep time: 20 minutes Ingredients: rainbow trout fillets (as many as you need) 1 bunch of asparagus olive oil 3 cloves of garlic, minced Teriyaki sauce (preferably with sesame seeds) Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees...

Vegan Sour Cream Substitute Recipe

Vegan Sour Cream Substitute Recipe I used this vegan sour cream in my cake which called for a dairy sour cream, and since we wanted the cake to be dairy free (parve) I came up with a great substitute: Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup raw cashews (pre-soaked...

Baked Stuffed Butternut Squash

Baked Stuffed Butternut Squash Recipe As you may already noticed, I love stuffing stuff! Butternut squash is one of my favourit vegetables to stuff due to its sweet flavour which kids love! I made this for Shabbat and kids absolutely loved it. They really enjoyed to...

Homemade Natural Sunscreen Lotion

Oils with natural SPF Someone posted this photo on Facebook and I decided to share it with my crowd as well. This is a great resource for the upcoming summer! No need to use department store sunscreen anymore, just use a simple natural oil of your choice: Natural...

Easy Tuna Patties Recipe

Easy Tuna Patties Recipe These easy, quick and healthy patties were a huge hit in our household for the past few months. My kids love patties and particularly meat ones, this time they didn't even notice that I've made them with tuna! It took me 20 minutes to make...

Healthy Homemade Ketchup Recipe

Healthy Homemade Ketchup Recipe Finally a great recipe for a homemade ketchup! Homemade is so much better and healthier over the store bought crap, it is also tastier and cheaper! Ingredients: 3 cups grape tomatoes (450g) 1/4 cup sliced onion (35g) scant 1 tbsp apple...

Autism Enigma

The biggest fears of a parent are disorders or behavioural issues their children may have. It is both inspiring and astounding for me to see parents coping with their kids' Autism. This is a horrific disease that is spreading and becoming more and more prevalent in...

Make Your Own Deodorant Stick with Coconut oil

Make Your Own Deodorant Stick with Coconut oil I stopped using brand-name aluminum laden deodorants years ago, however, it was a real struggle to find a good alternative at a health food store. Organic deodorants last only a few hours, are a bit pricier and overall...