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Home-made Labaneh (similar to Greek Yoghurt )

Home-made Labenah This comes out really more like thick “Greek” yoghurt. Submitted by Laura, a Challah Bytes reader For this I use a combination of ready made yoghurt, gil, eshel, 9% sour cream. I try to keep the fat content of the yoghurt down as much as possible. Of course the higher the fat content…

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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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Teriyaki Salmon

Teriyaki Salmon Ingredients 1/4 cup red dry wine 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce 1/4 honey 2 tablespoons water 1 kilo fresh salmon, sliced Method Mix first four ingredients together. Place the fish slices in a glass dish or large plastic container. Pour the sauce over it and cover. Let it sit in the fridge in the…

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Crunchy Coated Baked Apples

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Crunchy Coated Baked Apples Yield: Each apple is one serving, but most people will want more than one serving of this one! Ingredients 6–8 medium green apples, peeled Oil as needed 1½ cup crushed walnuts or almonds, or a mix of both ¼ cup sugar 1 packet vanilla sugar White raisins, optional Method Peel and…

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Fruited Spinach Salad

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Fruited Spinach Salad This is so colorful and healthy! Serves 6–8 Ingredients 8 romaine lettuce leaves 2 lbs. / 1 kilo / an entire box of fresh spinach, washed and spun dry 1 can mandarin oranges 3 large green apples, chopped 1/2 cup craisins 1 cup fresh pomegranate seeds 3 kiwis, sliced into circles Method…

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Roasted Beet Salad with Greens

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To Your Health – With a Great Salad Sometimes we get overwhelmed by all the constant talk about healthy foods, eating enough of them, finding the time to change our diets and include more of the important foods…Well, here’s a great salad that is nutritious, wholesome, tasty and best of all, beautiful & easy to…

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Pumpkin Lentil Soup

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Pumpkin Lentil Soup Serves: 8-10 Large 12-14 quart pot with lid Ingredients 1-2 Tbls olive oil 2 onions, finely diced 2 medium zucchinis, unpeeled, washed well, and chunked 1 lb (½ kilo) fresh pumpkin (only! It won’t work with canned), peeled and cubed 1 large white potato, cubed 1 cup dried red lentils (they appear…

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Blended Fruit Soup

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Blended Fruit Soup A delightful summertime treat that I specifically save it for seudas shelishis (the third meal of Shabbos afternoon) serves 8 to 10 My neighbor Esther shared this with me. It is a variation on an otherwise typical fruit soup, and it is such a delightful summertime treat that I specifically save it…

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Soft Fruit- What to Do with It All? Part 2 Fruit Muffins

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Soft Fruit- What to Do with It All? This is part 2 of a two-part series. Find part 1 here. I bought such beautiful fruits, but a good portion of them became too soft to enjoy before we could finish eating them. I am loathe to throw them out; however, there is not enough for…

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Soft Fruit- What to Do with It All? Part 1 Icy Fruit

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Soft Fruit- What to Do with It All? This is part 1 of a two-part series. Find part 2 here. I bought such beautiful fruits, but a good portion of them became too soft to enjoy before we could finish eating them. I am loathe to throw them out; however, there is not enough for…

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