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Healthy Chanukah Recipes, Sort Of…

Shedding new light on potatoes, oil and cheese!

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Chanukah

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Who says that Chanukah has to be only oil and potatoes? On the other hand, what would Chanukah be without that old time favorite, our little latkes?

I’d like to show two different ideas that shed a new light on the old Chanukah theme of latkes, potatoes, and cheese… and perhaps we can even find a way to cut down on the amount of oil in a typical latke…

  • doughnuts with toppings Four Glaze Toppings for Chanukah Doughnuts - Four Glaze Toppings for Chanukah Doughnuts Here are easy and DIY recipes for glazing many flavors of doughnuts. Chocolate glaze: 1 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons cocoa 2 tablespoons oil Mix in a bowl with a spoon until smooth. It should be the consistency of loose peanut butter. If it is too thin, add…
  • latkas on a plate Potato Latkes Three Ways - 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…
  • quiche greek Greek Quiche Tart - Greek Quiche Tart Serves six comfortably. This idea comes from my friend, Leah Fink, who shared it with me. It’s a Greek style quiche and in honor the miracle of Chanukah and G-d helping the Jews to win the war against the Greeks against all natural odds, and seeing fit to keep His Nation, Am…
  • latkas in a pan Chocolate Chip Cheese Latkes - 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.…
  • latkas on a plate Zucchini Cheese Potato Latkes - 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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