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The Scrumptious Passover Brunch Recipe I Won’t Make This Year

Healthy Passover brunch recipe - orange matzoh brei on a blue plate

Orange matzoh brei is the healthy Passover brunch recipe with the perfect amount of sweetness. Orange juice, cinnamon, vanilla and a touch of sugar make it scrumptious. Why is this Passover different from all others? With stay-at-home orders layered on top of anxiety about health,…

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Healthy Blueberry Baked Oatmeal for Make-Ahead Breakfasts

healthy blueberry baked oatmeal with Greek yogurt and raaspberries

What’s better than a delicious, nutritious, fragrant breakfast to please your entire family (and guests)? An easy-peasy one that you can make ahead like this yummy blueberry baked oatmeal! How I healthified this blueberry baked oatmeal I sweetened and flavored this healthy baked oatmeal recipe…

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Very Berry Smoothie Recipe: Easy and Delicious

This delicious, 4-ingredient fruit smoothie uses 2 foods linked with less risk of diabetes. And it’s delicious. Let’s hear it for easy, fast, delicious and nutritious. There are plenty of days when I really need this in a recipe! In a rush? Check Need something…

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Savory Oats and Lentils Recipe: Healthy Easy Side Dish

I think I’m a little late to the savory oats trend. I decided to explore oats as a dinner side dish to get more variety of fibers in my diet. And it turns out that putting a fried egg on this dish turns it into…

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Creamy Oats and Lentils with Sweetly Spiced Apples: A Healthy Breakfast

healthy breakfast recipe oats

Searching for a healthy breakfast recipe? A bowl of oatmeal is a great way to start your day. This one takes a common pairing of oats and apples and adds lentils and milk to boost the protein. And cardamom and cinnamon make the taste AMAZING!…

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Healthy Comfort Food: Hashbrown Casserole with Veggies

Healthy Hashbrown Casserole is great confort food.

Here’s another comfort food that I chose to “healthify.” This one is a healthy hashbrown casserole. Have you seen my Greek-Inspired Healthy Macaroni and Cheese yet? It’s one of my favorite healthy comfort food recipes! A friend asked me to bring a hashbrown casserole to…

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Shakshuka: Healthy Recipe for Brunch or Dinner

Shakshuka recipe

I first ate shakshuka many years ago in Israel when my children were quite young. I had never even heard of the poached egg and tomato dish before. I remember that l liked it very much, and I remember that is was part of a very…

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Trimmed-Down Sweet Noodle Kugel

Healthy Jewish Sweet Noodle Kugel

Sweet noodle kugel is a favorite food from my childhood. We’d eat it only a couple times each year on one Jewish holiday or another. The sweetness, the creaminess and the pasta combine to make it a dish I always loved. When I started making it for…

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Smoked Salmon Frittata: Perfect for Mother’s Day

Healthy Mother's Day Brunch

Frittatas – which are along the lines of a crustless quiche – are way easier to prepare than you might think. My daughters and I make this Smoked Salmon Frittata together frequently for Mother’s Day and other special days. I first created this recipe on a…

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