Post-Hanukkah Detox

Healthy ways to recover from eight nights of latkes and donuts.

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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Keep on Noshing

Michelin Star Latkes and Sufganiyot

What can a Michelin Star chef teach a nice Jewish girl about frying latkes? A lot!

What is a Latke?

Pronounced either lot-key or lot-kuh, the origin of the word is Yiddish and means something along the lines of "little oily thing."