Almond and Raspberry Hamentashen (that happen to be gluten free!)

Photo Credit: Mordy Gilden   Not being a person who likes to leave people out, I tried to come up with a recipe for Hamentashen that my friends and family with Celiac and gluten sensitivity could enjoy.  I fiddled a little with one of my favorite Pesach recipes, and came up with these perfect Thumbprint Hamentashen. The dough comes together in minutes, and they taste amazing! My family polished off the test batch, so I’m

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Turkey Avocado Cranberry Salad

Before we leave for work, the notorious question always arises: “What’s for lunch?” The answer has to be something quick and readily available. The other day, lunch was Turkey Avocado Cranberry Salad. We like to keep our options, ideally, something high in protein to keep us full and spring mix topped with turkey and avocado does the trick. (My husband only eats salad if it has avocado.) It needed a bit of pizazz, though. I

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Crock-pot Hawaiian Chicken & Rice

I love simple recipes. Those with just three to four ingredients, and then five minutes later, you are done. This is one of those. While I used boneless chicken, I would recommend bone-in chicken to keep it moist. The boneless cutlets had a little of a dry texture which is totally avoidable by using bone-in chicken.  The concept of this recipe is from Pinterest. Combine crushed pineapple and barbecue sauce for a fruity, Hawaiian BBQ

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Mashed Kabocha Squash with Whiskeyed Shallots

Evergreen Kosher Supermarket always has a great variety of squashes, and this week I chose to buy kabocha. Kabocha squash is a Japanese squash variety (also called Japanese pumpkin) that is curiously low in carbs. Even its butternut squash ‘cousin’ has about double the carbohydrates for the same 8 ounce serving! The nice thing about kabocha is its texture. It has the same starchy feel as potato, but it with a unique sweet taste. Since

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A Look Back At My Favorite Things From KFWE 2017

You know how Oprah has a list of her favorite things, and then does a crazy giveaway and announces things loudly? Well I am by no means Oprah, can’t scream that loud, and will not be hosting a giveaway at the end of this post (but follow us on FB and Instagram because we do host awesome giveaways!) I do want to share a list of my favorite things from this past Monday’s KFWE that

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