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  • Heirloom Tomato Sauce

    By Elana Horwich

    3 weeks ago

    Why is this tomato sauce different from all other tomato sauces?

    Good question, I’m glad you asked. As anyone knows who has taken my pasta level 1 class, I start all of my pasta sauces off with garlic, red pepper flakes and olive oil.

    However, in this sauce, I don’t want even...

  • The Best Parve Chocolate Mousse (For Passover Too!)

    By Elana Horwich

    March 18, 2015 | 9:00 am

    My objective when teaching extra-healthy cooking classes, like my recent New Year’s Detox Makeover is to give my students weapons to combat even the deepest cravings. Chocolate, sugar, fat...let’s face it, we can’t appease those longings with carrot sticks and hummus.

    Don’t trust...

  • 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,...
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  • 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...
  • Vegan Passover recipe: Chocolate matzo brittle

    March 2, 2015 | 12:06 pm

    My favorite Passover treat is Matzo Brittle—a sweet and festive way to end the meal. Try out this recipe below from VegKitchen:

    Chocolate Matzo Brittle

    • 1 cup dairy-free chocolate chips
    • 2 Tbsp. agave nectar or maple syrup
    • Pinch of cinnamon
    • 2 matzos, broken into...
  • Preparing for the Ebola, making noise in Hollywood, going vegan and more - this week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    October 20, 2014 | 8:40 am

    Vegans in Ramat-Gan

    On Monday, tens of thousands flocked to Ramat Gan National Park for the second year in a row, and lined up to taste “the best” vegan malabi, try on a pair of vegan shoes or take home a box of vegan condoms. Animal rights activists, natural- food lovers and the...

  • Israelis growing hungry for vegan diet

    October 15, 2014 | 2:14 pm

    The music pounded, the liquor flowed, dancers filled the floor and khinkali meat dumplings and kababi skewers — staples of traditional Georgian cuisines — sat on almost every table.

    That was back in February, before Nana Shrier, the owner of the hip Tel Aviv bar and restaurant...

  • Event planners cater to vegetarians and vegans

    By Elyse Glickman

    August 20, 2014 | 10:46 am

    The prospect of finding satisfying wedding or b’nai mitzvah reception food has long been daunting to most vegetarians and vegans, no matter how expertly the dishes are executed. Sides and substitutions can only fill up a person so much. 

    Those who’ve done their family celebration...

  • FED UP: the movie

    By Tera Greene

    May 29, 2014 | 11:38 pm

    #FEDUPMovie: It's time to rethink scary movies. It's time to get real about food.
    Sugar's got a hold on me, you, us... Aren't we FED UP yet?

    I AM ADDICTED TO SUGAR

    Sugar is an epidemic and it is killing us. Not slowly, but fast. From obesity (and childhood obesity), to diabetes to mood swings, Sugar is on a war path. And the food industry is in...

  • Vegan lifestyle, Superhero in Hollywood, Ultra- Orthodox Capoeira and more…This week from Israel!

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    February 4, 2014 | 12:08 pm

    A bite of the Big Apple

    The flight is long and tiring, the jet-lag is sometimes unbearable, but if you ask Israelis, no place beats the Big Apple! According to a new survey, New York is Israelis' favorite travel destination.  The second place went to Thailand. Despite requiring a...

  • How To Stuff Your Face and Stay Thin Over the Holidays

    By Elana Horwich

    December 18, 2013 | 9:00 am

    Eat only celery! Just kidding. Like that’s an option. People who give that kind of advice clearly could never be good in bed.

    We warm-blooded people are all going to eat a lot…as this is a time to relax, be with loved ones and stuff our happy faces.

    I often talk about how food...

  • Vegan Seize-Her Salad [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    October 30, 2013 | 9:00 am

    All Hail Seize-Her!

    All Hail the unique mystery and power of women that will be passionately seized by this yummy salad.

    All Hail the unique desire of women to crunch and crunch and crunch when we eat.

    All Hail the other unique desire of women to find foods that we can crunch...

  • Alicia Silverstone opens vegan breast milk sharing service

    July 2, 2013 | 9:59 am

    It seems Mayim Bialik isn’t the only vegan Jewish actress/author in Hollywood who happens to also be an outspoken breastfeeding advocate.

    While Bialik has provided advice to fellow moms, Alicia Silverstone is now providing them with actual breast milk. According to Us Weekly,...

  • Oy Veh, a Vegan Salad [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    April 18, 2013 | 12:00 pm

    While I am away travelling I want to make sure you all eat!

    The last thing a cook wants to hear when she walks into a party that she has been preparing for for three days is that someone, the party-host’s brother no less, is a vegan. Had I known I would have made some of the...

  • West Hollywood’s Ta-eem Grill, a spot for vegan and meat eaters

    By Rob Eshman

    February 20, 2013 | 11:22 am

    My favorite vegan food in Los Angeles these days comes from a small, crowded restaurant on Melrose with a giant skewer of animal flesh rotating in the window.

    In a city that seems to be enthralled with new vegan and conscious-food temples, like Café Gratitude and Feed Body &...

  • Comparing animal rights and the Holocaust

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 10, 2012 | 4:54 pm

    On Oct. 2, Alex Hershaft, a Holocaust survivor and founder of the nonprofit Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM), sat on the ground with some 100 other protesters in front of the Farmer John pig slaughterhouse in Vernon, Calif., blocking the entrance from two bi-level trucks carrying...

  • Praying with Compassion: Time for Vegan Tefillin!

    By Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz

    June 24, 2012 | 1:29 am

    Could we create vegan tefillin? By vegan tefillin, I do not, of course, mean tefillin made from corn. That would not fulfill the holy mitzvah. But could we ensure that our Jewish ritual objects, which must come from animals, are obtained in a cruelty-free manner?

    Tefillin is a very...

  • How vegans do Passover

    April 11, 2012 | 12:37 pm

    Holidays like Passover are a difficult time for Jewish vegans and animal activists, a time of mixed emotions. As much as we love and find relevance in the meaning of the holiday, it’s difficult to be confronted by a table full of the body parts of animals that we love and fight for...

  • Epidemiology is Much Worse For You Than Red Meat

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    March 16, 2012 | 10:53 am

    “Red meat is not bad for you. Now blue-green meat, that’s bad for you!”—Tommy Smothers

    I generally try to avoid writing about meaningless studies that should be ignored. First, there are a lot of them. Second, I don’t want to attract more attention to them than they already get...

  • The mouth is the window to the soul

    February 15, 2011 | 11:55 am

    If you want to start a business, Magal Nagar says, don’t rely on other people.

    Nagar learned that lesson the hard way. When she had the idea two years ago to open a vegan cafe, Nagar didn’t know the first thing about starting a business. Neither did her friend and partner,...

  • Food Rules

    By Rob Eshman

    June 22, 2010 | 5:23 pm

    Among the major gifts of the Jews to humanity — the idea of one God, the Bible and Ten Commandments, individual rights and human equality — there is also this: finicky eating.

    Nowadays, we take for granted the idea that when we sit with others to eat, someone is going to...

  • VIDEO: A Sacred Duty—A Jewish response to threats to our environment

    July 8, 2008 | 4:09 am

    From the Internet Archive:

    A Major Documentary on Current Environmental Threats and How Jewish Teachings Can Be Applied in Responding to These Threats.

    Produced by Emmy-Award-winning producer, director, writer, and cinematographer Lionel Friedberg, A SACRED DUTY will take its...

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