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Quinoa with Peas and Cranberries

Quinoa with Peas and Cranberries Submitted by Laura, a Challah Bytes reader Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups water Salt to taste (I use 3/4 of a teaspoon to one cup uncooked quinoa) 1 small (or medium) onion — depends on how much you like onions 1 tablespoon curry powder — you can use…

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Cauliflower Cheese Toss

Cauliflower Cheese Toss Ingredients 1 bag bug-free frozen cauliflower 2-4 onions 4 tablespoons oil 1 ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. pepper Leftover challah for crumbs, for a total of 1-2 cups breadcrumbs ½ cup shredded yellow cheese (or more, if you can afford the calories!) Method Use as much cauliflower, or, alternatively, broccoli, or even…

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Potato Latkes Three Ways

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Chanukah Potato Latkes — THREE IDEAS! What would Chanukah be, after all, without those old time favorites, our Latkes? Here we’ll just see different ways to serve this favorite oldie, and perhaps even a way to cut down on the amount of oil in a typical latke: This makes about 10-12 ordinary sized latkes. This…

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Chocolate Chip Cheese Latkes

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Chocolate Chip Cheese Latkes Here’s a sweet idea that the kids are sure to love… Ingredients 2 eggs ¾ cup soft white cheese or cottage cheese (OR a 250 gram container of 5% Israeli white cheese, ‘gveena levana’) 1 cup milk 3 Tbls. light brown sugar ½ tsp. salt 3 T. canola oil 3 tsp.…

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Zucchini Cheese Potato Latkes

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Zucchini Cheese Potato Latkes This makes enough for about four hungry people or six regular people, all depending on how long ago they ate before you started to fry these up… Ingredients 1 medium sized onion 2 eggs 2 medium zucchinis, scrubbed and washed well 4 medium potatoes, peeled ¼ cup breadcrumbs (if you don’t…

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Pumpkin Muffins

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Pumpkin Muffins Ingredients 4 eggs, separated 3 cups finely ground whole wheat flour 1 cup regular whole wheat flour or more of the finely ground 1 tsp baking powder 3 tsp baking soda 2 cups light brown sugar OR white sugar ½-1 tsp nutmeg 1 & ½ tsp cinnamon 1 cup finely chopped walnuts (when…

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Spinach Noodle Kugel

Spinach Noodle Kugel Ingredients This makes enough for a 9×13 pan. 1 bag (400 grams) of wide noodles, white or whole wheat 4 eggs, or 5 egg whites 3 tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 1 large onion, diced ½ bag of Bodek frozen spinach, defrosted and drained (about 400 grams of spinach total) 1/3 cup…

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Spinach Kugelettes

Spinach Kugelettes Ingredients 3 cups finely ground whole wheat flour OR a mix of different flours ¼ cup white sugar or light brown ¾ cup olive or canola oil 3 eggs 1 cup almond milk 1 Tbls baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 & ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp. pepper, optional 10 oz (315…

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Sweet Zucchini Bread

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Sweet Zucchini Bread This recipe makes two standard loaf pans’ worth, or three small ones. It’s blessing is mezonos, even though it is called a ‘bread’. It’s really more like a cake consistency. This “bread” has no yeast and is more the consistency of cake. Ingredients 3 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup canola…

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Stewed Red Cabbage & Raisin Salad

Spiced Red Cabbage with Apple

Stewed Red Cabbage & Raisin Salad Good as a Rosh Hashana side dish… Serves 6 -8 Ingredients 1 large head red cabbage, shredded 1/2 head of a small green cabbage, shredded 1/4 cup water 2 large onions, diced 2 large green apples, chopped 2 Tablespoons oil 1/2 cup dark raisins 1 Tablespoon dark brown sugar…

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