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Hot Chocolate on a Stick


Photography by Todd Trice Fun to make and fun to eat, this idea is perfect for that cold, frosty winter day. Design your chocolate on a stick, swirl in boiling hot milk, then watch how it transforms into a luscious, … Continue reading



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Crispy and Silky English Donuts


I was talking to my friend Rivky Manies, author of the cookbook “Recipes Unplugged”, a superb and handy recipe collection, that uses no machinery (other than an oven or stove top) and asked her about her favorite donut recipe; Rivky, was thrilled to share … Continue reading



Granola whole wheat brownies

Granola Whole Wheat Brownies


Photography by Dan Engongoro Here’s another fantastic Back to School recipe. This recipe is proof that you don’t have to sacrifice anything when it comes to sticking some healthy ingredients into your children’s snack bags. Yields 24 large brownies Granola … Continue reading



Whole Wheat Muffins by Esther O

Whole Wheat Muffins


Photos by Dan Engongoro It’s been quite a while since my last post…. I spend my summers as a craft director in an overnight camp, and just returned back to “civilization” a few days ago. And now the rush begins… … Continue reading



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Granola Mishloach Manot


It’s all in the Bag! Too much nosh on Purim?! (How’s that for a rhetorical question!?) Try this healthy Mishloach Manot as an alternative. This delicious granola mix is sure to be a hit. Presented in this “stay fresh” bag, complimented by … Continue reading



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Carb Free Mini Vegetable Quiche


Photography by Dan Engongora These “glorified” omelets are a tasty alternative to the standard cheese omelet. There’s a little more preparation involved, but they are baked all at once in the oven as opposed to frying individually in the frying … Continue reading



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Cheesy Potato Dish


Photography by Dan Engongora Ingredients: 4 large potatoes-sliced 1 cup heavy cream 1 onion chopped Salt and pepper to taste  ½ cup mixed mozzarella and cheddar cheese Directions: Slice potatoes and place in oven to table dish or individual ramekins. … Continue reading



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Pancake Stacks


Photography by Dan Engongoro These adorable and tasty pancake stacks will take center stage at your breakfast table. Its thick batter, prevents any “running”, and keeps each pancake true to its form.  Of course this recipe can be used for … Continue reading