Challah Bread

Old-fashioned braided breads like challah are something I knew well growing up with an Eastern European mother. When I came together with my wife, her Jewish roots elevated challah to a place of tradition for Shabbats and high holidays. The 2-tier style I like to make melds the past and present for me and is outstanding for French toast the next day on if there’s any leftover!

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Vegetarian Meatballs with Spaghetti

This plant-based alternative to classic Italian-style meatballs is packed with flavor and nutrition and not quite as challenging as our veggie burger recipe. We enjoy them over spaghetti with homemade marinara sauce.

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Soft Pretzels with Hummus

Hummus is super easy to make and can be enjoyed with cut-up fruits and vegetables, bread, crackers, and so much more. It pairs especially well with our soft New York-style pretzels!

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How Health Class Triggered My Eating Disorder

It’s that time of the year when kids say goodbye to summer and return to school. While the current state of the world is posing unprecedented challenges to students, that transition—even under more normal circumstances—was always difficult for me. Whether it was in eighth grade when I rapidly spiraled into an eating disorder days after the school year began or my first hospital admission in the fall of ninth grade or having to medically withdraw from college last year after only one month, going back to school consistently caused quite a few problems.

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Egg Salad Sandwich

Our family appreciates the versatility, nutrition, and delicious taste of eggs. Once a week, we enjoy egg salad on homemade sandwich bread. It’s a great meal to send to work or pack in school lunches too.

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Brownies

This tasty recipe is a lighter version of classic fudge brownies. Served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream is our favorite way to enjoy them!

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