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  • Power greens matzah ball soup

    March 17, 2015 | 11:42 am

    Although I love tweaking traditional recipes, especially around Passover, (hello White Wine Braised Chicken or Manischewitz Ice Cream) there are some foods I never thought I’d touch. Such as my Bubbe’s matzo ball soup.

    The rich homemade broth and with light and fluffy matzo balls...

  • Masala lamb stew with creamy coconut quinoa

    March 17, 2015 | 11:24 am

    Passover is the holiday I plan for all year long, partially because I hate it so much. I loathe giving up my beloved bread and pastry for an entire week, though usually my thighs thank me for the brief respite. Nevertheless I seek inspiration everywhere: in cookbooks, online and...

  • Vegan Passover recipe: Baked stuffed zucchini

    March 3, 2015 | 11:31 am

    Baked Stuffed Zucchini


    Adapted from http://euler.ecs.umass.edu/pass-veg/#Zucchini

    • 2 zucchinis, cut in half lengthwise
    • 1 small onion, finely chopped
    • 4 Tbsp. tomato sauce
    • 1/2 tsp. parsley
    • 1 clove garlic, chopped
    • 2 Tbsp. matzo meal


    Scoop the pulp...

  • Vegan Passover recipe: Eggplant casserole

    March 3, 2015 | 11:13 am

    Eggplant Casserole


    Adapted from No Cholesterol Passover Recipes by Debra Wasserman and Charles Stahler and provided by The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG.org)

    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 3 Tbsp. oil (or a mixture of oil and water to reduce fat)
    • 1 medium eggplant,...
  • Vegan Passover recipe: Sweet potato kugel

    March 3, 2015 | 10:52 am

    Sweet Potato Kugel


    Adapted from No Cholesterol Passover Recipes by Debra Wasserman and Charles Stahler and provided by The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG.org)

    • 6 small sweet potatoes, peeled and grated
    • 3 apples, peeled and grated
    • 1 cup raisins
    • 1 cup matzo meal
    • 2 tsp. cinnamon
    • 1 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)
    • 1 cup fruit juice or water


    Mix all the ingredients together. Press into a baking dish and bake at 375ºF until crisp on top, about 45 minutes.

    Makes 12 servings

  • Vegan Passover recipe: Aunt Charlotte’s carrot tzimmes

    March 3, 2015 | 10:43 am

    Aunt Charlotte’s Carrot Tzimmes


    For the Carrots:

    • 1 lb. baby carrots or chopped or sliced large carrots
    • 1/4 cup sugar


    For the Pudding:

    • 1/2 cup matzo cake meal
    • 1/8 tsp. pepper
    • 1 tsp. paprika
    • 1/4 heaping tsp. salt
    • 1 tsp. sugar
    • 1 small...
  • Vegan Passover recipe: Creamy pesto quinoa

    March 3, 2015 | 10:26 am

    Creamy Pesto Quinoa

    *recipe can easily be doubled

    • 1/3 cup pine nuts, walnuts, or a combination of both, toasted
    • 3 medium-sized cloves garlic
    • 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves
    • 3/4 tsp. salt, or to taste
    • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    • 1/3 cup...
  • Vegan Passover recipe: Traditional charoset

    March 2, 2015 | 12:43 pm

    Traditional Charoset

    • 1–2 Macintosh apples, peeled and cored
    • 1 cup walnuts, shelled
    • Kosher wine, for moistening
    • Cinnamon, to taste
    • Sugar, to taste


    Mince the apples and walnuts or pulse in a food processor. Moisten with the kosher wine and season with cinnamon and sugar.

    Makes 10 servings

  • Vegan Passover recipe: Chocolate chip cookies

    March 2, 2015 | 12:13 pm

    Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Adapted from http://www.theppk.com/2008/11/chocolate-chip-cookies/  

    • 1/2 cup brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup white sugar
    • 2/3 cup walnut or other neutral-tasting oil
    • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
    • 1 Tbsp. potato starch
    • 2 tsp. vanilla
    • Scant...
  • My Charoset Live on KTLA: Video + Recipe

    By Elana Horwich

    April 8, 2014 | 9:00 am

    Watch me make "the best charoset in the world." Yes, that's what I said live on television with the KTLA 5 Morning News. What chutzpah!

    Watch me Live on KTLA here!


    Charoset (pronounced cHa-roset, with an almost silent “c” like cHa-nnuka) is the delicious chopped fruit,...

  • The story of Passover Coca-Cola

    March 21, 2013 | 3:57 am

    It contains pure cane sugar, is chametz-free, may taste better than the year-round beverage — and is effectively off-limits in the state of California.

    While the story of kosher for Passover Coca-Cola may not be as riveting as God unleashing swarms of locust on the Egyptians or...