Gluten-Free Oat Sandwich Cookies (Vegan)

Every now and then I like to torture myself and explore the cookie/sweet aisle of Trader Joes to get some ideas for cookies and cakes. I never leave uninspired.  Last week I bumped into the oat and greek yogurt sandwich cookies. The word yogurt grabbed my eye. I didn’t bother to look at the ingredients because I knew my cookies are going to be plant-based, gluten-free and low in unrefined sugar.  It took me a few days to  come up with the filling, I wasn’t sure how and what to mix the yogurt with.They came out sweet and sour and delicious. Continue Reading…

Quick Hot Sauce

When you have half a jalapeño or bunch, and you’re not sure what to do with it, make this green hot sauce. Use it  in  rice bowls, sandwiches, avocado toasts, braised dishes, soups. It doesn’t require a food processor, only a sharp knife, cutting board and jar.   Continue Reading…

Shuk Machne Yehuda, Jerusalem

It’s been exactly one year since we left Israel. I miss my family and friends, very much. I wonder when we will be able to travel again. I found a few pictures, that I love, from our day trip to Jerusalem (We lived in Tel Aviv at that time) last summer. Most of them were taken in Shuk Machne Yehuda (Market) and in the small streets next to it. Le’shana Haba’ah B’yerushalyim, Next year in Jerusalem xxs Continue Reading…

Smoky Bell Peppers

This is another recipe of my mother’s. You can either burn the peppers on a gas stove or electric burner, on an outdoor grill or roast them in the oven, which is the easiest method but you won’t get the smoky flavor. When you buy bell peppers, make sure that they are firm and their skin is smooth. Good peppers are sweet, and don’t need anything but olive oil and coarse salt when burnt or roasted. Continue Reading…

Dairy-Free Orange Pancakes

My boys asked  if I can make normal pancakes for a change. Normal as with gluten and eggs. This is my most normal pancake recipe. With a small twist but as fluffy  and light as classic pancakes. No one complained. Quite the opposite. Continue Reading…