Detox Kale Salad.

Do you also feel like crap? You do. This is my favorite salad to make at home for myself, and I  generally hate making food when its just for me. I'm impatient so I  just eat cereal from the box, or junk unless I've cooked for everyone, or I'm eating out. Or I just starve and get really cranky, then eat junk. My mood is directly proportionate to my physical comfort. I know that about myself, so I have to try to mitigate the problems before they start. Anyway: Kale + any fruit, but grapefruit is my favorite and makes me feel instantly better, (incidentally, its also my favorite mixer for … [Read more...]

The best Hamentashen ever.

In honor of Purim which is next week, I'm reposting this very old post! One of the first I ever did!!! Enjoy!    Lately, I do all my baking when it's raining or snowing. Since Purim is around the corner, today we made Hammentashen. You dont have to be Jewish to enjoy these really awesome jelly filled cookies. This is the best Hammentashen recipe ever. Look no further. Taken from the Deal Delights cookbook. Ingredients: 4 eggs 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup oil 2 tbs. vanilla 2 tbs baking powder 1 tsp. salt 5 1/2 cups flour 1 jar apricot, prune, apple or peach … [Read more...]

Make this for dinner, eat it all weekend.

My mom and grandma taught me how to make the best chicken soup ever. Its still in its elementary stages in the photo above. Its definitely that kind of a day, and I feel  like I might be getting a little sick... Plus I make chicken soup every friday and we eat it all weekend! Ingredients: Im not going to give specific amounts because it doesnt really matter and you can put as much or as little of each thing as you like. You can even not include somethings. Large onion Celery Carrots Zucchini Potato (peeled) Sweet potato (peeled) **Fresh dill (dont skip this … [Read more...]