Tag Archives: healthy recipes

Simple Shirataki Noodles+Health Benefits of Konjak

If you seek a lower carb noodle dish but spiraled zucchini just doesn’t cut it then you’ve come to the right place! Nothing beats biting into a thick, chewy pad thai but what if I told you that you can still have your cake and eat it too (minus the sugar and carbs)?! I present […]

The Scoop on Moringa + Smoothie Recipe

Move over spirulina and make room for moringa! Trending the past few years this superfood superstar known as “moringa,” is the latest green to grace your morning smoothies(see recipe below). The first time I heard about moringa, I was in a juice bar in Kauai a few years ago. I was used to wheatgrass shots, […]

Breaking Bread

I recently hosted an intimate Shabbat gathering that left me feeling lit up. In a world that seems more chaotic and disconnected, building community and feeling like you are part of a tribe of people with shared values is paramount. Humans are social creatures and while independence is highly valued, there is something to be […]

Herbed Roasted Roots

One of the greatest pleasure in life is gathering with loved ones around the table to break bread. It is these intimate connections that make life so fulfilling. The simple pleasures of cooking, community and creating delicious moments together are what colors life with so much joy. If you follow my blog you already know […]

Low Carb Cheesy Coconut Flour Rolls

The past few months I’ve been following a keto-ish, low carb eating plan. I have to say that my cravings for starch and sugar have diminished drastically because all the fat has increased my satiety. I have thrown the whole calorie counting BS out the window as I have dived into more research about how […]

Mixed Greens with Roasted Figs, Pomegranates and Orange Blossom Honey Dressing

As the gorgeous foliage turns and apple-picking season is upon us I can’t help but get excited about Fall! I love to play in the kitchen, and while prepping for Rosh Hoshana dinner I was inspired to use some of the seasonal bounty that Mama Nature gifts us- luscious figs and pomegranates. Tart, juicy and […]

Banana Blueberry Cacao Ice Cream

It was so hot the other day you could run a knife through the thick, humid air. My body was craving a cold and sweet treat, but I dreaded leaving the house. I thought to myself “hey, why not make my own ice cream?!” and decided to improv with ingredients I could find in my […]

Watermelon Basil Bites

Summer is in full swing and NYC is melting! As the heat and humidity create a sticky film over the city, we try to find refuge in all things cool and icy. Nothing says summer like a cold, juicy bite of watermelon. One of my favorite ways to cool off is to sink my teeth […]

HeartBeet Salad: Health Benefits +Recipe

Beets hold a special place in my heart and belly. I grew up eating borsht, a staple in Ukranian and Russian culinary traditions. On cold winter days each spoonful would provide a comforting hug, while the cold version would soothe the heat on hot summer days. Fast forward to a couple years later..this bright root […]

Roasted Spiced Cauliflower + Health Benefits of Sulforaphane

My go-to dish will probably always be some sort of roasted veggie. It’s simple, filling and nutritious- a no brainer. I am a huge fan of crucifers and love my broccoli, cabbage, arugula and in this case cauliflower. Rich in fiber, crucifers are unique superfoods because they are high in glucosinolates, a sulfur-rich compound. All […]