Apple Cake

Ingredients: 5 medium apples 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 1/2 cups sugar, divided in half 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground ginger 3 eggs 1/3 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup matzo cake meal To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. Grease an 8″ baking dish, set aside. Mix together the walnuts, […]

Matzo Toffee

Ingredients: 3-4 pieces matzo 1 1/2 cups sliced almonds 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips Sea salt To Make:  Preheat oven to 325. Line a heavy baking sheet with parchment. Coarsely break up matzo to cover sheet. Top with almonds In a small […]

Quinoa Fruit and Nut Salad

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 cups water 1/3 cup white wine 1/2 shallot, finely chopped Olive oil Salt and pepper 1/2 cup dried fruit of your choosing (apricots, cherries, etc), chopped 1/2 cup roasted nuts of your choosing (peanuts, cashes, etc), chopped 1/4 cup fresh mint, finely chopped Juice of 1 lemon To […]

Quinoa Chili

Ingredients: 1/3 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 bell peppers 2 jalapeno peppers 2 zucchini, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 can fire roasted diced tomatoes 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 cup water To Make:  Preheat broiler. Cut peppers […]

Cherry Sherbet

Ingredients: 1 pound fresh cherries, pitted and halved 2/3 cup sugar, plus 1/3 cup 2/3 cup water 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 2/3 cup creme fraiche 1/4 cup whole milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons lemon juice To Make:  Bring 2/3 cup sugar and water to a boil over medium heat. After boiling, transfer to […]

Cherry Lemon Tea Bread

Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsweetened dried cherries, coarsely chopped 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup cornmeal 6 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 egg Zest of 1 lemon To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. Prepare 8×4 loaf pan. Whisk together the […]

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 1 cup rolled oats 1 tablespoon butter, melted 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup chopped nuts of your choosing 1/4 cup raisins To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. Mash bananas, combine with oats, melted butter, cinnamon, and sugar. Stir in nuts and raisins. Drop tablespoons of mixture on parchment-lined […]

Banana Maple Trail Mix

Ingredients: 1 cup dried bananas, chopped 1 cup dried cranberries 2 cups raw almonds 3 cups rolled oats 1 cup maple syrup 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt To Make:  Preheat oven to 375. Mix together the almonds and oats with maple syrup, melted butter, and salt. Spread on parchment-lined baking sheet. […]

Cinnamon Swirl Muffins

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 cup brown sugar 2/3 cup buttermilk 1 egg 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder Olive oil Salt and pepper To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. Line muffin tin with liners (recipe makes 6). Stir […]

Cinnamon Spice Cookies

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup shortening 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup molasses 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup sugar To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, whisk together […]