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Mayim Bialik’s Sufganiyot / Jam Doughnuts

A delicious vegan alternative to a classic Chanukah treat. Makes 2 dozen doughnuts Ingredients 1 0.25-oz. envelope active dry yeast 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. warm (about 110°F) soy, rice, or almond milk 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 1 1/4 tsp. coarse salt Egg replacer equivalent of 2 […]

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Pesach – aubergine parcels

These Aubergine Parcels are refreshingly simple to prepare and require no complex cooking skills!

Almond Macaroons

Pesach – almond macaroons

Easy to prepare and delicious, these Almond Macaroons always go down a treat at Pesach!

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Vegetarian Brisket

This amazing vegetarian version of brisket, a popular Jewish festival dish, uses seitan (a soft ‘meaty’ food made from wheat gluten) which soaks up the flavours and juices of the seasoning and gravy.

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Chopped ‘Living’

Chopped Living Author: Kenden Alfond Recipe by Kenden Alfond. Kenden is the founder of Jewish Food Hero, the website that nourishes your mind, body, and spirit. Visit to get a free guide: ’18 Effortless Ways to Eat Less Meat and Dairy’. This ‘chopped liver’ is plant-based. Mushrooms and walnuts make this spread rich and […]

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Pesach: Vegan matzo ball soup with spring vegetables

Recipe Type: Starter Cuisine: Pesach Author: Nava Atlas This vegan matzo ball soup recipe is chock-full of vegetables, and the perfect prelude to the Passover Seder dinner. But more importantly, it’s vehicle for delicious Vegan Matzo Balls. Recipe adapted from Vegan Holiday Kitchen by Nava Atlas.Photo Ingredients 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil or other neutral vegetable […]

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Pesach: Sweet Potato Dumplings in Tomato Brazil Nut Sauce

Recipe by Zel Allen, from Veg Paradise             Pesach: Sweet Potato Dumplings in Tomato Brazil Nut Sauce Recipe Type: Main Dish Cuisine: Festival Author: Zel Allen Serves: 28 Dumplings Dumplings are a delightful Passover treat. And made with sweet potatoes, they pack sweetness with every tantalizing bite. Add the savory […]


Creamy Pesto Quinoa

Passover: Creamy Pesto Quinoa Cuisine: P Author: Peta [People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals] Serves: 6 Ingredients 1/3 cup pine nuts, walnuts, or a combination of both, toasted 3 medium-sized cloves garlic 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves 3/4 tsp. salt, or to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive […]


Pesach: Date Haroset

Recipe by: Katy from yummly   Pesach: Date Haroset Recipe Type: Dessert Author: Katy Prep time: 45 mins Cook time: 1 hour Total time: 1 hour 45 mins Serves: 40 This haroset recipe is more of a confection, and very different from the apple based variety. It can be stored in the refrigerator for 1 […]


Tu B’Shevat: Pasta With Green Olive Pesto

                          Recipe by Kay Chun from Tu’Bshvat Olive Recipe- Pasta With Green Olive Pesto Recipe Type: Main Author: Kay Chun Serves: Serves 4 Ingredients 1 pound spaghetti 2 garlic cloves, peeled 1/4cup (3 ounces) Niçoise or other green olives, pitted 1/4cup fresh parsley […]

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