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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.

Easy, healthy family meal (Purim, Part 2)

Easy, healthy family meal (Purim, Part 2)

All posts, Food, Healthy Family Tips, Jewish Holidays & Community, Main meals, Recipes, Resources

What if I told you that you could make an easy dinner using whole foods (everyone I know is on whole 30!), that feels fun, festive and takes 10 minutes? I kid you not… Speaking of kids, mine loved it! Score!
What is it? Pumpkin chili and gorgeous fruit and veggie platters. Yes, we know the veggie platters are my shtick. That’s because they work. Who wouldn’t be excited by a gorgeous assortment of colors, shapes and textures?

Your best hostess gift (and way to get kids to eat veggies!) yet!

Your best hostess gift (and way to get kids to eat veggies!) yet!

All posts, Appetizer Recipes, Food, Jewish Holidays & Community, Resources

Many of you know it is my mission to change how we think we have to feed one another. Our friends and family, 95% of the time, will be thrilled when we don’t over-stuff them or give them tempting foods they’d rather avoid. As an example of this, here are the results of my healthy Purim efforts, which are also healthy snack and hostess gift ideas to inspire you, regardless of whether you ever celebrate Purim. And if you do-to help you all year round, not just on Purim. Keep reading!

Happy and Healthy Purim!

Happy and Healthy Purim!

All posts, Food, Fun with Food!, Healthy Family Tips, Jewish Holidays & Community

Another Purim, another week we are trying to stay healthy around here in the midst of cookie and candy insanity! Lest you still need ideas or just like to see fun stuff – here is a picture of the healthy mishloach manot (using baby fruit and veggies) we gave out last year and a link to the post.

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