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Meal Prep Turkey Meatballs with Broccoli

Thank you to our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore from Kat Can Cook for sharing her Meal Prep Turkey Meatballs with Broccoli. Love these for a quick, healthy weeknight dinner. Meal Prep Turkey Meatballs with BroccoliYield:  About 40 golf ball-sized meatballs...

Sprinkle Matzah Toffee

As far as matzah-based desserts go, variations on matzah toffee are one of the most popular. This version, shared by Shannon Sarna, author of Modern Jewish Baking: Challah, Babka, Bagels & More, is made effortlessly festive by the addition of rainbow sprinkles....

Leah Koenig’s Spring Veggie Matzo Lasagna!

Leah Koenig is a Brooklyn, NY-based mom of two and cookbook author—her latest, The Jewish Cookbook, was published by Phaidon in 2019. She’s known as an authority on modern Jewish cooking, so just in time for Passover, we asked her to share one of her favorite holiday...

Meet a Mom: Recipe Creator Ereka Vetrini

Twenty years ago, in the early days of reality television, Ereka Vetrini became a household name as a contestant on season one of The Apprentice. Today, she has found fame all over again on Instagram and TikTok—with nearly a million followers on each platform—as a...

Spring Pea & Three Cheese Cashew Pesto

Springtime ushers in cravings for fresh flavors and bright colors—and this Spring Pea & Three Cheese Cashew Pesto checks all the boxes. It’s super quick too! “By just blending a few ingredients together, you’ve got a master sauce in under 10 minutes,” says recipe...

Recipe: Halloween Kids Dinner Board!

I’m all about making dinner easy… especially on weeknights! And while I’m always looking for ways to sneak in fruit and veggies, I also want to make food that my kids will actually eat! That’s why I got a little crafty with a recent dinner to...

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