Category: Fats and Oils

What You Need to Know Before Buying Your Next Bottle of Olive Oil, Olive Oil Fraud, and Israeli Olive Oils

Old olive oil press

This post has been updated as of December 2017. It had been part 2 of a 3 part series about choosing healthy oils. Each post now stands on its own. In what had been the first part, Choosing Healthy Fats and

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Why you want grass-fed butter and where to find it in Israel

Cow in field

One of the important foods that people often search for is butter (חֶמאָה – chem’ah) from pastured cows because it is a rich source of  Vitamins A, D, and K2, as well as many other nutrients. The color of the butter

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Don’t Get Stuck in the Oil Aisle

olive oil poured on cucumbers

  There are some different salad and cooking oils appearing on the grocery shelves before Pesach, ones that aren’t usually sold during the rest of the year (or at least not in abundance). They are available, primarily, for the benefit of Ashkenazi consumers

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Super Spelt Hamantashen & Coconut Popcorn for Your Mishloach Manot

popcorn in a jar

Delight your friends and family this Purim with popcorn and spelt hamantashen for Mishloach Manot that not only taste great, but also pack a great nutritious punch. Be sure to make plenty extra, because after your family eats them, you will

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Little Changes, Big Difference This Purim

holiday table

The compliment I like best after hosting a meal is when my guests leave satisfied, exclaiming that the food was delicious as well as healthy. It’s not really hard to serve delicious and healthy meals when you know which tweaks to make. These are

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