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King Solomon's Table by Joan Nathan | Cookbook Review by Foodie Goes Healthy

Review of Joan Nathan’s New Cookbook: King Solomon’s Table & Persian Haroset Recipe

Nathan’s new cookbook is a culinary journey across time and place. As the adventure unfolds, Nathan has a knack for making me feel like I am right by her side. She has spent a lifetime gathering recipes from Jewish home cooks and chefs across the globe. From these experiences, Nathan has amazing stories to tell, and she is a master storyteller. The beauty of the book is that each recipe comes with a backstory about how she obtained the recipe or about the historical roots of the dish….(Click to the blog to get ideas for fun with haroset at Passover and to get Nathan’s Persian haroset recipe.)

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A Fresh Take on High Holiday Cooking with Joan Nathan | FoodieGoesHealthy.com

A New Twist on High Holiday Recipes with Joan Nathan

I hosted a cooking class with legendary cookbook author Joan Nathan.We gathered around my kitchen island. It felt like an intimate group of girlfriends hanging out, getting cooking tips and enjoying Joan’s stories. Joan Nathan is a compelling storyteller, and the backstory to each recipe is fascinating. Joan has spent decades researching Jewish food history and collecting recipes from Jewish cooks around the world.

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A Teenager's Guide to Positano, Italy | FoodieGoesHealthy.com

A Teenager’s Guide to Positano, Italy: 5 Best Things To Do

Hello! This is Foodie Goes Healthy’s daughter, Olivia, and I have decided to take over the Foodie Goes Healthy Website for a guest blog post about Positano, Italy. I can easily say that Positano is one of the best places I’ve ever been. The view there is breathtaking, and the food is delicious. Everything from the pastel-colored houses to the ceramic plates at the restaurants is beautiful. I did so many great things in Positano, and here are my top 5 must-do activities while in Positano, Italy.

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Tips for introducing new recipes to your family - FoodieGoesHealthy

Tips for Introducing New Recipes to Your Family: Guest Post on Eating Rules

Have you found new, healthy, interesting recipes that you want to try? Are you worried that your family may not embrace new foods? Want to shift to a healthier lifestyle for your family?

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Thai Chicken Salad with Peanut Dressing | Foodie Goes Healthy

Thai Chicken Salad with Peanut Dressing: My Favorite Summer Dinner

This Crunchy Thai Chicken Salad has been popular in my house for summer dinners and lunchtime entertaining. My friends in my cooking club have declared this salad one of the best dishes that I have ever made.

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Easy, Mini Chocolate Crosisants| FoodieGoesHealthy

Easy, Mini Chocolate Croissants & Life is Bittersweet

I took mini chocolate croissants out of the oven, let them cool briefly, and then dashed out the door with them to go pick up my kids at school. The smell of warm bittersweet chocolate was killing me as the aroma concentrated inside my car. I imagined how excited my kids would be when they were greeted by this bakery scent. Then I patted myself on the back and said to myself, “You rock.” I couldn’t think of anything more awesome than greeting them with pastries just out of oven.

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