OSHER: My journey to Judaism

Last year I began writing a book about my conversion to Judaism. I wanted to document an extraordinary year of study and my exploration of this new faith. I also wanted to answer the many questions that family and friends asked me about why I chose this path. I’m delighted to say that my firstContinue reading “OSHER: My journey to Judaism”

Vareniki (pierogi)

Vareniki – food that brings me back home. I personally like them with potato filling, sour cabbage or cherries. Here is the super easy dough recipe that my mom uses all the time . Dough: 500g plain flour plus extra for dusting; 200-230 g warm water plus extra for sealing; 2 tbsp olive oil andContinue reading “Vareniki (pierogi)”

Boost Your Immune System with Vitamin C

Is your immune system in good shape? With the novel coronavirus lurking around every corner, doing what you can to boost your immunity makes perfect sense. Vitamin C is an important component of staying healthy and well, so if you’re not getting enough vitamin C in your diet, now is the time to take aContinue reading “Boost Your Immune System with Vitamin C”

5 Traits of an Effective Leader

People are not born great leaders; leadership skills can be learned and honed over time. Listed here are some common characteristics shared by the most admired leaders.  1. Decisiveness Being a leader means making difficult decisions. Having the courage to make a decision that is unpopular but essential is what sets great leaders apart. The confidenceContinue reading “5 Traits of an Effective Leader”

No Yeast Bread

This loaf is made from just 6 ingredients! Easy and simple homemade bread will be on your table in 1 hour or less. No complications with kneading or shaping. No mixers, no fancy kitchen equipment. Crusty on the outside and moist on the inside. So let’s talk ingredients: 500g flour, 16g baking powder, 2 tspContinue reading “No Yeast Bread”

Bee Smart

The news about climate crisis is hair-raising. The question that is facing us: now what? No one can do it all at once. But we can all get started. Every one of us needs to behave like a bee society, where each of our individual actions can lead to a systematic change. My Earth DayContinue reading “Bee Smart”

Boost your energy

We all feel sometimes tired and weak. No mood. No energy. In fact, our body sends us SOS signals reminding to take a good self-care. To have energy, one must MAKE energy. There is no right way or wrong way to do it. My advice is to listen to your body signals, follow your heart,Continue reading “Boost your energy”

Gluten-free chocolate cake

I know it is a big statement, but this is THE cake! Easy to make and simply chocolicious! All you need is: 6 separated eggs; 200g dark chocolate; 130g sugar (I used birch sugar);180g butter; 100g cashew butter (or peanut butter), 100g chopped walnuts Preparation: Preheat oven to 160C. Grease baking tin and line withContinue reading “Gluten-free chocolate cake”

Gluten-free brownies

I have tested so many recipes online and I finally found my ultimate homemade brownie recipe. I judged them on texture, taste and recipe complexity. These brownies are simple to make. They are fudgy, thick and perfect for any occasion. Ingredients: 100 g dark chocolate, 100g butter, 3 eggs, 100g brown sugar, 50g ground almonds,Continue reading “Gluten-free brownies”