free sample recipes!


free sample recipes!
Almost a meal in itself, filled with green goodness
2 cups soaked organic wheat berries
1 cup sunflower seeds
(you may substitute different seeds or nuts)
1 bunch of chopped green onions
3 stalks chopped celery
½ cup pomegranate arils
½ cup finely chopped parsley
½ cup finely chopped cilantro
4 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1. Prepare wheat berries according to Back-to-Basics Boiled Wheat
Berries recipe.
2. Drain and let cool.
3. In a large bowl, combine the wheat berries with remaining
You can experiment with the ingredients according to which
greens, veggies, seeds and nuts you have on hand.
The Seven Fruits of the Land of Israel
A big pot of barley soup simmering on the stove warms the heart
during stormy, rainy weather
Half a diced onion
2 diced celery stalks
2 diced carrots
Additional vegetables of your choice such as leeks, kohlrabi,
parsley and celery root
2 tablespoons olive oil
8 cups water or vegetable broth
½ cup hulled uncooked barley
½ cup presoaked beans of your choice
1⁄3 cup crushed tomatoes or tomato sauce
2 large bay leaves
½ teaspoon of each basil, oregano and thyme
½ teaspoon sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon onion powder (optional) ¼ teaspoon celery-salt (optional)
1. In a large soup pot, sauté the onions for five minutes or more
until translucent.
2. Add celery, carrots and any other vegetables and continue to
sauté for three to five minutes.
3. Add the remaining ingredients including the liquids and bring
to a boil, then reduce heat to medium low.
4. Allow soup to simmer for at least one hour, stirring
occasionally, until the barley is soft and somewhat fluffy.
5. Adjust the spices according to taste and enjoy!
The Seven Fruits of the Land of Israel
Better than the most luxurious chocolate
10 pitted dates
¼ cup soaked raisins
2 tablespoons orange juice
¼ cup almonds
¼ cup sunflower seeds
¼ cup carob powder
1 tablespoon techina (sesame butter) or almond butter
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1 pinch sea salt
For dusting: carob powder, cacao powder, or shredded coconut
1. Soak the raisins in the orange juice for 20 minutes.
2. Process the almonds and sunflower seeds in food processor.
3. Add remaining ingredients and process until it turns into a
sticky dough.
4. Refrigerate for one hour.
5. Shape into balls.
6. Roll in carob powder, cacao powder, or shredded coconut.
Makes approximately 20 truffles
For a more textured truffle, do not add the whole raisins with the
orange juice in the food processor, but gently fold them in whole
The Seven Fruits of the Land of Israel
A warming nutrition-packed irresistible dessert or snack
1 cup ground almonds
5 dried figs
½ cup pitted dates
¼ cup raisins
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
½ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground cloves
Grated peel of half an orange
A pinch of nutmeg
A pinch of sea salt
1. Place all the ingredients (except the raisins) in a food processor,
and process with the S-blade until well combined.
2. Add the raisins by hand.
3. Form into balls, refrigerate or freeze.
The Seven Fruits of the Land of Israel
A Mediterranean variation of the traditional Ashkenazi carrot salad
4 cups grated carrots
¾ cup fresh pomegranate arils
A small bunch of freshly chopped basil leaves
1 handful of nuts or seeds
(I use a mixture of almonds and sunflower seeds)
Fresh juice of 1–2 lemons
¼–½ cup of coconut milk (optional)
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger (optional)
Coconut flakes to taste
1. Mix everything together.
2. Marinate for one hour before serving.
A favorite Shabbat Appetizer
1 can pitted green olives
1 whole head of chopped garlic
4–5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 cans of organic crushed tomatoes (total 600 g or 1½ lb.)
½ teaspoon sweet paprika
½ teaspoon basil or other green spices to taste
1. Sauté garlic in olive oil for five minutes until slightly browned.
2. Add the olives and continue sautéing for approximately five
more minutes.
3. Add the crushed tomatoes with spices and simmer on low heat
for about half an hour.
4. Serve warm or cold.
The Seven Fruits of the Land of Israel
It’s hard to believe that these date balls are sugar free
2 cups chopped pitted dates
½ cup nuts (very coarsely ground)
½ cup techina
6 tablespoons carob powder
2 tablespoons fresh grated ginger (optional)
Juice of one ripe orange or lemon (optional)
Shredded coconut for rolling
1. Mix everything by hand rather than in the food processor.
(The date mass will become caramel like, and the coarsely
ground nuts will add delicious texture).
2. Shape into balls and roll in shredded coconut.