Tag: passover

Healthy Passover Foods: Traditional and Fresh Ideas

by in Healthy Holidays, April 2, 2012

In a Passover food rut? Although it’s wonderful to dine on traditional foods, sometimes you just want to try something new.

Make Your Own Matzo Ball Soup

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, April 18, 2011

Every Passover, one of our family traditions is making matzo ball soup. Although Passover is a week-long holiday, we always run out of soup after two days no matter how many batches we cook up. Toss out the pre-packaged matzo ball mix and try my grandma’s famous matzo ball recipe any time of year!

Taking to the Experts: Bonnie Giller on Having a Healthy Passover

by in Healthy Holidays, March 30, 2010

Throughout Passover, it’s customary to avoid wheat (except in matzo) and other grains including corn, oats, and barley. In my experience, healthy and Passover don’t always go together. I was very excited when I came across registered dietitian Bonnie Giller’s new book Passover the Healthy Way. She shares tips and recipes to make sure you stay healthy during the holiday.

A Lighter Passover Feast

by in Healthy Recipes, April 6, 2009

During Passover week, most starches are forbidden, including wheat, rice, corn and even high fructose corn syrup. It’s the closest I’ll ever get to a carb-free diet! Of course, not all Passover classics are lighter fare, but here are some versions of traditional favorites I plan to serve.