Review of Joan Nathan’s Cookbook: King Solomon’s Table & Liven Up Your Passover with New Haroset Ideas

King Solomon's Table by Joan Nathan | Cookbook Review by Foodie Goes Healthy
I like to read cookbooks like they’re novels. I curl up on my couch and dive in. I just spent my Sunday afternoon glued to Joan Nathan‘s new cookbook King Solomon’s Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking From Around the World (affiliate link), and I couldn’t put it down. Sitting with her book is like sitting with a captivating dinner guest. Continue reading

A New Twist on High Holiday Recipes with Joan Nathan

A Fresh Take on High Holiday Cooking with Joan Nathan |

Joan Nathan asked a chef why he was making an old family recipe, and he answered, “it is not the taste I am searching for but the memories.”
From Joan Nathan’s upcoming cookbook King Solomon’s Table. (affiliate link)

As I read this quote in Joan Nathan’s cookbook, the words resonated with me and tears welled in my eyes. It hit me. I do it for the memories. I invite people into my kitchen to cook because it reminds me of the buzz in my mother’s kitchen. Her kitchen was often filled with other women– my sister, grandma, aunts, cousins– all cooking together and sharing recipes. I remember a palpable feeling of togetherness as everyone collaborated and shared chit chat.

Last week there was a similar feeling in my kitchen when I hosted a cooking class with legendary cookbook author Joan Nathan. Continue reading

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

A Teenager's Guide to Positano, Italy | FoodieGoesHealthy.comHello! 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 views there are 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, so it was hard to narrow down my favorites.

Here are my top 5 must-do activities in Positano: Continue reading

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

Tips for introducing new recipes to your family - FoodieGoesHealthy

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? If so, head over to my guest post on Eating Rules for my tips for introducing new recipes to your family. My post is a part of the October Unprocessed challenge. Join me and thousands of other people who have pledged to eat only unprocessed foods for one month. Get started with my tips and recipe at Eating Rules.