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Choose raw almonds and almond butter
Choose raw almonds and almond butter. The benefits can be experienced in their pure form, and hence not when roasted. When almonds are roasted they lose many of the healing properties of the omega oils that they are so rich in. Almonds are rich in:
omega 6’s that lower LDL, the bad cholesterol, and have been shown in a myriad of studies to reduce the risk of heart disease.
vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant needed for many functions of the human body.
copper, which amongst other things, is said to thwart the growth of gray hairs. not sure it’s working in my case.
Only you can inspire me to go to Whole Foods at 5:30pm on a Friday and buy all the ingredients to make your Chanukah dinner. Love you. Happy Chanukah, Mammala.
You are such a wonderful role model for women and men both young and old(er). So many people say there isn’t time to cook in their busy lives but you make cooking easy, simple and healthy and not a time-consuming problem.I am thinking of you on this Thanksgiving day, as I begin the process of cooking a simple, delicious Elana-inspired meal.
I just watched some of your videos online. I LOVE YOU. Your shit is so funny and at the same time SINCERE in such a non bullshitty way that is so refreshing.
Sara Agniel Providence, Rhode Island follower of the blog
Sara AnglielRhode Island
I am eating only your food and am blessing you with every bite I take. It is so yummy I am not craving anything or do not feel sad and deprived. My kids said my cooking is getting better and better thanks to you! I made the chicken, salmon, cauliflower, and fruit from class. I think it all came out great. I used white meat so it wasn’t as good, I am now converted . You are just the best. May God bless you for all the love and goodness you do for others , and all the light that shines from you.
Janet RosenblattBevelry Hills
The kugel was amazing. My guests couldn’t believe it was non-dairy! Yum! I also made your roasted vegetables recipes. It was a great combination. So easy beautiful and tasted great. Thank you for helping me to make a wonderful meal for family and friends. L’Shana Tova.
Elana, your classes and the recipes I’ve learned have gotten me through the holidays. I cooked the brisket with some English accoutrements (minty peas, ginger carrots and Yorkshire pudding) on Christmas day, along with the pumpkin pie. On New Years I cooked your Chicken Tagine with Couscous, and your Blackberry Chiantishire dessert. Needless to say there was some great spiel over the food cooked and I’ve got you to thank for it. See you in class!
I love love love being in your classes!! You are bringing so much joy to so many people – and families!! Thank you.
Jessica Lori Samuel
Elana is passionate about food and about convincing everyone how much fun and rewarding it is to cook at home. Her creative and simple foolproof recipes emphasize quality, flavor, taste and presentation. With Elana’s informal, energetic, friendly teaching style, everyone is ready to participate. Elana inspires and influences us with her excitement for home cooking because the food is outstanding and each dish is simple to prepare with amazing outcomes.
Once again we prepared and ate a fabulous meal with our chef/instructor Elana Horwich! I’ve been to several classes and every single one has been outstanding – food, company and ambiance.
The Roasted Tomato on Multi-grain Toast with Raw Honey and Fresh Basil was an unexpected surprise!! I loved the combination of the sweet raw honey with the savory roasted tomato. I’ve made it several times already, and everyone loves it as much as I do!