Tag Archives: vegetarian

Middle Eastern twist on “Pizza”

I got home yesterday evening and was so hungry ! I almost picked up the phone and ordered Pizza (yes, pizza is a very well known Israeli food ((((-; ) But then I opened the fridge and saw: za’atar spice, … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Moussaka (Because it is eggplant season in Israel)

I love eggplants. I come from a Romanian Jewish family and Romanians love eggplants plus I was born in Israel and since Israel is a melting pot (literally!) of Jews who came back to their land after thousands of years … Continue reading

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Draniki: Potato Latkes/flapjacks filled with minced meat-substitute (in my case: soy, becase I’m vegetarian)

Hannukah is coming up tomorrow evening and I’d like to share another version of a fried dish, this time it is Russian “Latkes” (patties) filled with minced meat, but since I’m vegetarian I used soy-meat-substitute instead. Serve it with cold … Continue reading

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Adding beet to my morning juice and creating another fresh salad

Before cutting the veggies for the salad, I added one fresh beet to my regular,morning, juice: what a beautiful color came out of the juicer !!! and it tasted wonderful as well. I combined it with carrots, fresh fennel, ginger, … Continue reading

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My version of a healthy Waldorf Salad – includes fennel and ginger but NO Mayonnaise !

Waldorf salad was very popular in Israel when I was a kid. It was served on every wedding !!! till we all became sick of it (-: I don’t like the original version which contains mayonnaise but I do like … Continue reading

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Potatoes and Herbs Latkes / Patties (Levivot, in Hebrew) – for the coming holiday of Hannukah

As I’ve already shared with you on a previous post, the Jewish 8-day-holiday of Hanukkah is coming up in a few days and it is a tradition to eat fried foods during this holiday in celebration of the oil miracle. … Continue reading

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Butternut-Squash and Rice salad (with a twist…)

Rice salad with butternut squash cubes (baked in the oven with a bit of olive oil till tender but still firm), chopped spring onions, chopped parsley, Fetta cheese cubes, lots of olive oil, FRESH lemon juice, toasted pumpkin seeds and…this … Continue reading

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Spinach Pastel made by Sephardic Jews – on my Vegetarian friend’s blog:

I love Beverlee’s vegetarian blog. I highly recommend it so feel free to check out her new blog and follow it. And here is the spinach pastel casserole shame made: http://musingsfromtheyellowkitchen.wordpress.com/2013/11/15/spinach-pastel/#comments

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Couscous Salad with oranges, pomegranates, Dates, Nana/Mint and Nuts

Couscous is usually tied to savory dishes but this morning I made myself a fresh couscous fruit salad instead of eating regular cereal. I used white semolina couscous but feel free to replace it with whole semolina couscous. – 1 … Continue reading

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Another FRESH idea for a salad using citrus Fruits:

How about starting your morning with a refreshing citrus fruits, apples, fennel and pomegranate salad? 1 small fennel – diced 2 oranges – cut into fillets 1 “blood” grapefruit – cut into fillets 10 Nana/mint leaves 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds … Continue reading

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