Keep reading if you want to go into Thanksgiving with a healthy attitude and body and… come out the other side that way too!
This year I’ve found a number of recipes you’ll love and that I can’t wait to try for my own personal vegan Thanksgiving (I’ll be with lots of family and I’m sure they’ll eat what I make, but no one else in my group will be skipping the turkey, which is fine). I don’t have to work on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving so I’m not feeling much like keeping it simple! But if you are… see my previous plant-based Thanksgiving blogs at the bottom of this post.
ALL of the recipes on www.HealthyFamilyHealthyYou.com are plant-based and suitable for the 9 days, during which observant Jews do not eat meat or drink wine. If you do regularly eat meat, it’s your lucky year! There are really only five nights of a non-meat dinner you need to figure out (and I’m giving you 6 meal ideas). The rest of the meals are on Shabbat when you can eat meat.
This Mama is busy with teaching, workshops and planning my cooking camp (1st session sold out! 1 space left in 2nd session), so excuse the very short Mother’s Day post here, but I wanted to make sure you had some easy healthy ideas for Mother’s Day.
Purim is the usual type of Jewish holiday… “They tried to kill us. It didn’t work. Let’s eat!” But there are several mitzvot (commandments) and minhagim (customs) very particular to Purim. These make plenty of work for parents and plenty of fun for kids. I’m giving you easy ideas for a few of the requirements and customs: HAMANTASCHEN, MISHLOACH MANOT and your PURIM SEUDAH.