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.
Category: Dessert Recipes
Shavuot starts this weekend. Here are three healthy vegan non-dairy recipes for the holiday that celebrates dairy. Vegan Lemon Berry Cheesecake Bites, Israeli Herb Salad, Smoky Sweet Potato Hummus
I hope you are enjoying the holiday weekend. If you still need a couple of super quick tips, ideas and recipes for the fourth, I’ve got just what you need.
The way Shavuot falls this year (10 days from now) we are looking at a three day yuntov. Because of the length and because it starts with Shabbat, I really have to keep my menus simple to maintain my sanity. I encourage you to do the same! You’ll also want to do as much prep ahead of time as possible.
I have two suggestions to simplify your menu.
Just like oatmeal, I’m going to ask you to put down the store-bought hot chocolate packet (or box mix) full of high fructose corn syrup, “milk solids,” and who knows what else.
Here’s a healthier hot chocolate choice.
Watching those Chia Head commercials growing up, did you ever imagine it would become the next Super Food? Per your request, here is the basic recipe (and some fun options) for the chia pudding I tricked my kids into eating.