Healthy Recipes

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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Fast, Easy and Healthy Baked Fish Recipe

I made this for Shabbat last week and got many compliments. It is fast, easy and of course healthy and delicious! Ingredients: Wild Salmon filet cut the way you like it (I have used Tilapia in the past and it worked as well) 2 red onions cut to quarters 1 Red pepper...

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A Recipe for Gluten Free White and Green Wraps

This recipe is a great appetizer for Shabbat or any festive meal. I usually make half white (using rice papers) and half green (using green collards) wraps, both are delicious! Ingredients: 1 pack kosher rice papers 1 bunch large collard greens 2 bunches steamed...

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Smart oven baked fries recipe

Enjoy a quick oven baked fries recipe. Who doesn't love fries? As a kid fries were like a candy, and I know my kids love them as much as I do. We do however know how bad it is to deep fry our foods so here is a healthy and yummy way to enjoy delicious fries with your...

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Baked carrot latkes with yellow rice and avocado

I love latkes, but hate to the process of frying them! It's stinky, greasy, messy and not healthy! Today I experimented with baking them and was surprised how yummy they came out. Here is how to make them: Carrot latkes: 6 Large carrots - grated a handful of dill -...

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