Food Category

Dirt Cookies

In: Economic Justice, Food, Recipe

“Charlene, 16 with a 1-month-old son, has come to rely on a traditional Haitian remedy for hunger pangs: cookies made of dried yellow dirt from the country’s central plateau….at about 5 cents apiece, the [dirt] cookies are a bargain compared with food staples. About 80 percent of people in Haiti live on less than $2 […]

Salmon w/ Yogurt Lemon Dill Sauce

In: Food, JVoices, Recipe

If you are like me from November all the way through December, you ate drank, and stayed merry. Now it’s back to getting in shape and being healthy for the New Year. The question is where do you begin? Since the New Year is a great time to get rid of the old, the first […]

Give it up for The Jew and the Carrot who are giving us some serious holiday love, including Tu B’shvat seders in…yes, I know not surprising…New York and San Francisco. We’ve got one for you in Seattle, but definitely let us know what’s going on in your small towns, street corners, downtown bars, back roads, […]

Chunky Pecan Hummus

In: Food

Hummus is a hit anytime and anyplace! The best thing about hummus is that it is actually good for you. Hummus contains large amounts of the nutrients such as iron, vitamin C, not to mention also a fabulous source of protein and fiber. I have a recipe for hummus that is out of this world, […]

The Raw Adventures- “Going Raw”

In: Food, JVoices

The latest buzz in the dieting world is all about the raw food diet. Celebrities such as Angela Bassett, Lisa Bonet, and Demi Moore enthusiastically credit eating raw for their lean and youthful appearances. Tyra Banks recently highlighted the raw food diet on her show about weight loss. One of the women lost over 30 […]

Yes, before we get to a round up of all the fabulous seder haggadot and supplements there are to behold, trust that there is a feasty delight about to happen. The Leonard Lopate Show is hosting a recipe swap, this time on Matzo balls, and wants you, their faithful listeners and community members, to chime […]

Juicing and Judaism

In: Food, Health, JVoices

They’re doing it in Boise, Idaho. Yes, the joys of juicing. Our friends over at The Jew and the Carrot will be so proud I bought my first juicer today. I haven’t started wheat grass just yet, but I did make a very tasty mixture of apples, kale, celery and carrots for my very first […]