Tag Archives: kid-friendly

Camp Mommy 2018, Week 1 Highlights

Week one highlights. Yes, it’s already been two weeks, but we’ve been so busy living it all that I haven’t had time to write it all up. Let’s start with a riddle. What is in this picture? Read to the … Continue reading

Posted in Fast Food, Food for Thought, Israeli Products Explained, Main dishes, Parenting, sweets | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Camp Mommy 2018, Day 1

I’m back and ready for a fun summer of Kaytanat Ima (Camp Mommy). The blog dropped off last summer when I was super-busy with Kaytanat Ima 2017, and it was hard to get back into it this year when I … Continue reading

Posted in Main dishes, Parenting, Sauces, Stovetop | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

30 Day Heart Health Challenge and Edamame

Have you ever done a 30 Day Challenge? The idea of taking a month to try something new or change a habit has become very popular in the last few years. There are TED talks, support groups, and books dedicated to … Continue reading

Posted in Fast Food, Snacks | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Easy 5-Ingredient No-Bake Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake

There are some childhood flavors that stick with you no matter where you move. For me, it’s peanut butter that’s stuck. This easy, 5-ingredient cheesecake brings together the nostalgic flavor of a classic American sandwich and a popular Israeli no-bake … Continue reading

Posted in sweets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Summer-Friendly One-Pot Shabbos Solution: Couscous Chicken

Even people who love to cook, like me, have those weeks when they don’t want to spend all Friday in the kitchen. In the winter, Fridays are simply too short, but chicken soup and cholent are a popular, easy go-to … Continue reading

Posted in Main dishes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Chili-Free Chili

Recently, I participated in a video conference for write-from-home mothers. One of the tips offered in the lesson on time management was to realize that there is no such thing as a “normal” week for a mother. Over the week since … Continue reading

Posted in A Taste of..., Stovetop | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Banana Muffins with the Works

I am typing with a baby on my lap. In fact, most of the 38 posts I have written since I started this blog three months ago I wrote with a baby on my lap. He eats or climbs up … Continue reading

Posted in Snacks, sweets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Peatitim

Update: An incomplete draft without the full recipe was accidentally published yesterday. I have corrected it. Happy Monday! I know, it’s really Wednesday, but with Purim on Sunday, the kids all still on vacation Monday, and Tuesday being “get to … Continue reading

Posted in Fast Food, Sides, Stovetop | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

French Toast Casserole

I used to make French toast at least once a week. As a meal for two or three people, it’s very fast and easy, and there are always remains of challah and the ends of bread loaves floating around my … Continue reading

Posted in Sides | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Hidden Veggie Tomato Sauce

It’s that time of year again. Sunday will already be Rosh Chodesh Adar, meaning six weeks until Pesach (Passover). Last year, on Rosh Chodesh Adar Alef, an Israeli neighbor asked me if I had started cleaning for Pesach. After I regained … Continue reading

Posted in Sauces, Soup, Stovetop | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments