Category: Jewish Holidays & Community

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Plant-based recipes for the 9 days

Plant-based recipes for the 9 days

All posts, Jewish Holidays & Community, Main meals, Recipes, Smoothie Recipes

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.

Last Second Easy Purim ideas!

Last Second Easy Purim ideas!

All posts, Dessert Recipes, Food, Jewish Holidays & Community, Main meals, Recipes

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.

Last Minute Yom Kippur Recipes and Tips!

Last Minute Yom Kippur Recipes and Tips!

All posts, Food, Jewish Holidays & Community, Recipes, Soup Recipes

Tomorrow night, Yom Kippur – and a day long fast – begins for many of my readers. What to eat before the fast and what to eat after for “break fast”?
If you don’t yet know what you’re eating before the fast I have the perfect recipe. A split pea lentil soup where all ingredients come from the pantry. Isn’t it exciting to have an easy recipe you can rely on and that you can keep all of the shelf-stable ingredients on hand?

Your Nine Days Vegan/Vegetarian Meal Plan!

Your Nine Days Vegan/Vegetarian Meal Plan!

All posts, Food, Jewish Holidays & Community, Main meals, Recipes, Salad Recipes

This is a great week for simple suppers, especially for those who usually eat meat but are abstaining right now until after Tisha B’av (The Jewish holiday commemorating the destruction of the Temples in Jerusalem.)
Here is your Monday to Wednesday plan, because, let’s be honest, you’re probably ordering pizza Thursday night and eating meat for Shabbat.
If you don’t have my cookbook, and therefore have not tried my Sushi Salad, now is the time! It is super easy and a real crowd pleaser.

Pesach/All Holiday Printables are Here!

Pesach/All Holiday Printables are Here!

All posts, Food, Jewish Holidays & Community, Resources

Welcome back to the insanity that is Passover (Pesach) preparation! Click the links below to see the Passover Preparation Printables I have for you. While these formats can absolutely be used for both everyday meal planning and every holiday planning, I use these specific excel spreadsheets for Passover. My ideas and resources can be used for any big meals-no need to be Jewish or observant.

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