PB and J Oats

It’s peanut butter jelly time! Especially with today being National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day. I love my morning oatmeal, especially warmed up with fruits. I normally like adding tahini, like in my Berry Tahini Oatmeal, to make the oatmeal more filling (I have very little self-control when peanut butter is in the house). However, I…

Homemade Spelt Challah

According to Michele Turcotte, a registered, licensed dietitian, spelt “is richer in many nutrients, such as protein and minerals” compared to wheat flour. I thought I would try to make a slightly more nutritious version of challah using this Homemade Spelt Challah recipe graciously given by Rebbetzin Shula Begun. I made this for a large…

Chocolate Dipped Frozen Banana Bites

The perfect snack and/or dessert to have in your freezer when you are craving something sweet! I’m not normally a huge fan of healthy substitutes for desserts, especially when it comes to ice cream. Frozen bananas are the exception though! I actually like banana nice cream better than banana flavored ice cream! Plus, this dessert…

When to Visit Machne Yehuda

As previously mentioned, Machne Yehuda is one of my favorite markets in the world. This is a hustling and bustling market that has different vibes depending on when you visit. Here are my top three recommendations: Come on Friday: Explore Machne Yehuda on Friday (before Shabbat starts). The market gets packed, and is surrounded by…

Top Places to Eat in Philadelphia

My favorite restaurants from the three years I lived in Philadelphia! All of these restaurants are vegetarian-friendly, and delicious! Many pictures are taken from my iPhone 5 years ago so please excuse the photo quality (food quality is still the same ❤ ) Aqimero (Center City)-Delicious and unique dishes at this Latin Asian Fusion restaurant…

Socca Pizza

Recipe inspired from different socca pizza recipes from The Cutting Veg and Cotter Crunch  According to Cotter Crunch, “Socca (the French name) or Farinata (the Italian name) is basically chickpea flatbread.” Besides chickpea flour, Socca is made with common ingredients you should already have in your kitchen! It’s delicious, nutritious, vegan (the socca part, not the…

A Foodie’s Guide to Jerusalem

Based on my many experiences visiting Jerusalem (and one summer living there) I’ve put together some of my favorite foodie stops in this magical ancient city. All of these spots are vegetarian friendly! The first 3 spots are located in Shuk Machne Yehuda (my favorite market in the world!) Azura– I rarely break vegetarianism, and…

Top Moroccan Food and Drinks You Need to Try (Vegetarian Friendly)

As a health conscious vegetarian, I get nervous traveling to new countries and having healthy, filling options I can eat. Luckily in Morocco I had plenty of options! Here were some of my favorite dishes in Morocco (I included recipes for some of these dishes for those who are looking to recreate these foods) Oranges–…

Foods of Israel Tour

During my recent trip to Israel, I did a four day extension Birthright extension program called Foods of Israel. Through this program I got to explore the melting pot of Israeli cuisine alongside peers from North and Latin America. The trip was a whirlwind of smells, sights and adventure, and I wanted to share my…