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Post-Hanukkah Detox

Tonight is the last night of Hanukkah. Sigh. This has been such an exciting year to celebrate. But between Thanksgiving, the long holiday weekend and eight nights of latkes and sufganiyot, my stomach is sure ready to move on to lighter fare.

I’ve put together some of my favorite healthful eating ideas to help you detox from the eating debuachery of the past week. Got a great a recipe to get our eating on track? Post below and let us know!

For breakfast:

Detox Very Berry Smoothie

Shannon’s Health(ier) Pancakes

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For lunch:

Roasted Eggplant and Chickpea Soup from Martha Stewart

Raw Kale Salad with Lentils and Apricot Vinaigrette from Food52

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Dinner ideas:

Roasted Butternut Squash and Kale Pizza from Bev Cooks

Quinoa with Pesto and Greens

Best Roasted Chicken

Don’t forget dessert: Strawberry Lemon Granita

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Posted on December 4, 2013

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Unique Sufganiyot

Last week at work (well my other work), I had my first sufganiya, or traditional Hanukkah jelly doughnut, of the season. Each Hanukkah I usually focus my culinary attention on the latke. But this year I’ve been thinking on what kinds of unique sufganiyot flavors are out there, and what kinds of possibilities lie on the horizon.

For example, instead of just the jelly, what about a PB&J flavor? Or peaches n cream, with peach compote and whipped cream in the middle…

Instead of just musing on the possibilities, I put together a few unique recipes for a less “traditional” jelly doughnut experience:

The Kosher Gastronome has a recipe for Sufganiyot with Dulce de Leche Filling. If it was up to me, I would add some thick sea salt to that dulce de leche to make for a sweet n salty sufganiyot tasting. And as it so happens, I came across this recipe for Apple Cider Sufganiyot with Salted Caramel.

Israeli chain Roladin has been creating flavors such as halva filled sufganiyot and white ganache filled sufganiyot.

And how about these Chai Sufganiyot with Orange Pumpkin Buttercream.

The New York Times has a whole Hanukkah Recipe collection, including this recipe for Orange-Scented Sufganiyot.

All this sounds too complicated, or schmancy? Epicurious has a step-by-step Doughnut Demo to go over the frying basics in order to create a perfect, basic Hanukkah doughnut.

Please send us links or pics of the most unique sufganiyot you’ve made, or seen!

Posted on December 18, 2011

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