Ruthie’s Green Bean, Tomato and Olive Salad

Ruthie's Green Bean, Tomato and Olive Salad

Ruthie’s Green Bean, Tomato and Olive Salad

My friend, Ruthie, who is Israeli, gave me this recipe. It is easy, delicious and adds a pop of color to any table. I will be serving this at at my Rosh Hashanah dinner this year. It’s a perfect lighter salad paired with brisket and chicken. Enjoy! The Recipe

Red Cabbage with Carrots and Apples

Red Cabbage with Carrots and Apples

Red Cabbage with Carrots and Apples

With the Jewish holidays fast approaching, this is the perfect light and easy side dish for the Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. It incorporates the traditional elements: apples and honey and is easy to prepare for a crowd. It is very healthy and not too sweet. A great alternative to tzimmes, it goes well with brisket and chicken. It can be served hot or cold and looks beautiful on a holiday table. The Recipe

Sautéed Zucchini and Egg

 

 Sautéed Zucchini and Egg


Sautéed Zucchini and Egg

I made up this dish years ago when I was a college student in Israel. In those days, my focus was on making something quick but this also happens to be a healthy dish.You can make it from start to finish in about eight minutes! Perfect for when you come home, don’t know what to make for lunch or dinner and just want something that doesn’t take a lot of time. This recipe is for one or two people, but you could certainly change up the quantities. You can also season the zucchini with your favorite herbs. If you are not a fan of eggs, don’t worry, just omit them – you can make the zucchini as a delicious side dish. Enjoy!
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Lemon Caper Quinoa Salad

 

Lemon Caper Quinoa   Salad

Lemon Caper Quinoa Salad

Jewish cooking today reflects the times we live in. People want a  healthier lifestyle so it’s easier to find dishes that are lighter which incorporate more vegetables. Here is an example of a light and easy salad that will be a favorite for get togethers and for a lunch option during the week. It is versatile so you can get creative with the different veggies that you use. Perfect for all year round.  Read on for the Recipe

Sheryl’s Summer Salad

Sheryl's Summer Salad

Sheryl’s Summer Salad

This unbelievably delicious and simple salad was served by a family member, Sheryl, at a recent family gathering. You can put this together in five minutes and everyone will want the recipe! It looks beautiful and is a great offering at a summer cookout or get together. Enjoy! The Recipe

Baked Spinach Mushroom Luchshen (Noodles)

Baked Spinach Mushroom Luchshen

Baked Spinach Mushroom Luchshen

Here is a very easy “luchshen” (“noodle” in Yiddish) dish that you can put together very quickly. You can make this ahead and serve it a few days later, just lightly heat in the oven or microwave. Everyone will love this, especially kids who enjoy the different colored noodles. This is a great dish to serve on a buffet table or for a brunch gathering. Read on for the Recipe