Vichyssoise, A Cold Summer Soup

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Just because summer is already full on, it doesn’t mean you have to stop eating soup. If you’re craving a soothing, savory dinner in a bowl but don’t want to raise a sweat eating it, vichyssoise is just the ticket. The recipe is based on a traditional French leek and potato soup, and was first […]

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Sabras, The Fruit

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Sabras – prickly pears – opuntia ficus-indica. The reddish-purple sabra fruit is ripening in empty lots and gardens all over Israel and the Levant. But you have to know how to pick them. As one who ignored the warning cries of experienced foragers and grasped a ripe sabra with my bare hand, I know. The […]

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Soy – No Longer The Hero, But The Bad Guy

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Soy has been touted as a source of perfect protein for decades. It was believed that soy prevents breast cancer and heart disease. Women built soy into their diets as a nutritional shield against breast cancer. Soy-based baby formula was hailed as a convenient and healthy alternative to mother’s milk. In 1999, the FDA authorized […]

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Positive Effects Of Cannabis Oil

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If you have not heard about cannabis oil, better known as CBD, you are missing out on an opportunity to improve your life naturally. CBD has shown to offer a broad range of benefits, including pain relief and improved sleep. However, this is only the beginning, as CBD oil delivers positive effects that can improve […]

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Garlicky Roasted Cauliflower Vegan Recipe

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Cauliflower is enjoying a big trend among dieters and health-conscious eaters. That’s because the vegetable has almost no calories and almost no starch. And it has so many phytochemicals – biologically active plant compounds – that listing them all here would make you think you’re reading a leaflet from a multi-vitamin box. Cauliflower is such […]

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How would you give away a billion?

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When we were kids we used to sing… if I had a million dollars, by the Barenaked Ladies, a Canadian band. Nowadays many of us are technically millionaires if we own a home in an urban center, so the next dream is a billion. Seems there are plenty of billionaires out there who are playing […]

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Moroccans protest: break free from fossil fuels and go solar!

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Hundreds of people in Casablanca joined today Greenpeace sun-shaped human banner reading: “Break Free – Go Solar” with the landmark mosque Hassan II in the background in Casablanca-Morocco. Participants delivered a message in English, Arabic and Amazigh calling on world leaders notably from the Middle East and North Africa to accelerate the transition to renewable […]

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Eggplant Stuffed With Cheese And Tomatoes

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Eggplant is the poor man’s meat in the Middle East, but when you serve it stuffed with good local cheese and sweet cherry tomatoes, it’s a luxury. We also do a variation on eggplant Parmesan, here. This recipe is different in that the eggplants are simmered whole in water before filling and baking, rather than […]

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