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   Dec 26

‘Orange Soup’

This luscious, rich orange broth has no oranges in it but lots of nutritious orange vegetables.I tend to use pumpkin or butternut squash for this tasty treat -great for a wintry evening. When first moving to Israel I couldn’t figure out why was pumpkin sold cut up in wedges. Where was a whole pumpkin that […]

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   Aug 28

Luscious Limes

The lime season in Israel is a short one- especially in comparison to the other citrus fruits. My husband and I keep an eye out for the first signs of the lovely, tasty green orbs and then we buy as many as we can afford throughout the time they are available. Once home, we squeeze […]

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   Aug 27

Amaranth Leaves from Ben’s Organic Farm

Amaranth leaves are a beautiful deep green leaves, sometimes streaked with red and purple and can be eaten raw when young and tender, but are traditionally cooked. The most likely cooking suggestion is to sauté it with garlic, but you can use it anywhere you would include cooked spinach or Swiss chard. Amaranth greens are […]

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   Aug 17

Mediterranean Kale Salad

Mediterranean Kale Salad 4 servings 16 kale leaves, stems removed (I use dinosaur kale but any kind is good) 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 red pepper, diced 1/4 cup pine nuts or chopped cashews 1/4 cup sliced black olives black pepper if desired After removing the […]

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   Jul 29

Lemon Grass

Lemongrass is also called fever grass and is a thin, long leafed perennial plant that is indigenous to many Asian countries. It smells like lemon but is milder and sweeter.  The high-packed nutrition in these little leaves include  vitamins A and C, folate, folic acid, magnesium, zinc, copper, iron, potassium, phosphorus, calcium and manganese and traces […]

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   Jul 21

Perfect Purslane

Recognize this weed growing in your garden? This little, lovely pest is actually filled with nutrition! It’s called Purslane and is an enormous health benefit when moved into your kitchen cuisine.  Here are some of reasons to add Purslane to your diet: 1 Omega-3 fatty acids. The omega-3 fatty acids in purslane function as fuel […]

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   Jul 05

Crazy Cauliflower

Faux Cauliflower recipes seem to be all the rage just now. From pizza crusts to grilled cheese sandwiches to salads and more. For those cutting out extra calories and starches but still wanting a tasty alternative- cauliflower is a great go-to veggie. . Not having a very dominant taste, these white lovelies lend themselves well […]

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   Jun 29

Spaghetti Squash

  Summer is the time to enjoy a unique veggie, Spaghetti Squash. These bright yellow gems are the shape of a football (American football that is) and get their name from the  stringy, fibrous pulp that has the appearance of spaghetti. That is where the likeness ends. One cup of traditional spaghetti noodles contains about […]

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