If you are following me on Facebook, you might have learned about the foods I’m cutting out of my diet for 90 days.   Some see this as an exclusion list but for every food I can’t eat, I see dozens that I can still enjoy. I don’t take issue with a 90 day cleanse...

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Elegant Springtime Gefilte Fish

Elegant Springtime Gefilte Fish

April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Did the weeks before Passover just fly by?  There was all that holiday prep and food to cook.  My new job meant this time of year was the busiest time of the year and travel to and from the East Coast takes time and energy, even if I am in and out of New York or DC in...

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A large turkey will serve a crowd and it’s perfect for a make-ahead, slow cooker dinner.  For years, we have exclusively chosen turkey for Thanksgiving, or perhaps a large Passover gathering, but now, we’re serving it more and more. A few years ago I shared a recipe for turkey breast stuffed with apricots and quinoa which...

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Paleo kosher sweet potato bacon salad

Sweet Potato & Bacon Salad

January 19, 2015 | 1 Comments

Have you ever eaten something, paused, and thought how your palette will never be the same again?  Wondered how throughout the years, no one had shared these flavors with you?  Realized in an instant, that this is a dish that you would serve over and over again? That feeling is rare.  But I found it....

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Perhaps I Owe You An Explanation….

December 31, 2014 | 13 Comments

It’s no secret that I have been a little off radar for the tail end of this year.  My family and I still eat well, but perhaps we entertain a little less.  I still love food, but my attention has been split.  I’m a little embarrassed to look at my recipe index and see how...

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Ghetto Duck Confit Slider with Red Cabbage Slaw

Paleo Duck Confit Sliders with Tangy Slaw

December 7, 2014 | 1 Comments

I’m struggling to write this recipe. All I can think about is how much I didn’t really like duck until I made this dish.  And at the same time, I think it’s bad form to introduce a recipe by telling you I don’t usually like the main component. But in the name of honesty and...

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Paleo, Whole30, Sweet Potato Omelette

Sweet Potato Omelette

November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sometimes I neglect to share the recipes for the simple meals I make.  Like this one.  This wasn’t a recipe that I planned to share but when I took it out of the skillet I thought it was worthy of a quick photo.  I posted it on Facebook and you asked me for the recipe!  There...

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Matbucha and Israeli Appetizers

Moroccan Tomato Salad – Matbucha

November 17, 2014 | 1 Comments

Back in April, I was spotlighted by The Nosher (thanks guys!) and I shared a recipe for a roasted eggplant dip. I remember the interview clearly; I enjoyed talking to Shannon and talking about everything from healthy eating to Kansas City BBQ. What I didn’t remember, was that I took all the photos to share my...

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