Tag: Coconut oil

Choosing healthy fats and oils: what you need to know

Coconut oil making

This post has been updated as of December 2017. It had been part 1 of a 3 part series about choosing healthy fats and oils. Each post now stands on its own. What had been part 2 discusses olive oil. What had

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Some oily (and other) tips and great latkas for Chanukah

Gastronomy is at least as important as ritual when it comes to the holidays. We all enjoy the delicious latkas (vegetable pancakes) and sufganiyot (donuts) that are customary Chanukah fare. However, since we still want keep our waistlines and health

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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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Homemade peanut butter without anti-nutrients

Are you looking for pure peanut butter without additives here in Israel?  Have you gone through the grocery store aisles only to be disappointed by the various brands of peanut butter all with added sugar, oils, and other ingredients? They

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