Renana's Kitchen

Renana's Kitchen blog


 Gluten Free Latkes

Gluten Free Latkes
December 10, 2019

I know I said I’m not a big fan of fried food but it’s almost Hanukkah! It’s....

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 Baked Vanilla Donuts

Baked Vanilla Donuts
December 3, 2019

One of Hanukkah’s staple dishes is donuts. The whole holiday is centered around fried foods....

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Hanukkah Sugar Cookies

Hanukkah Sugar Cookies
December 1, 2019

December is finally here, which means two exciting things: one) it’s the last....

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  Bulgur Beet Salad

Bulgur Beet Salad
November 26, 2019

Bulgur is a common ingredient in a Middle Eastern cuisine. Usually....

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  Silan Date Syrup Cake

Silan Date Syrup Cake
November 19, 2019

This week I am sharing a simple cake recipe that has a festive....

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  Pumpkin Alfredo

Pumpkin Alfredo
November 12, 2019

What could be better than creamy pasta for dinner? Creamy pasta that contains pumpkin! Obviously....

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Carrot Quiche

Carrot Quiche
November 5, 2019

This easy recipe for crustless carrot quiche is exactly what you need...

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Pumpkin Smoothie Bowl

Pumpkin Smoothie Bowl
November 1, 2019

November has arrived and the weather is perfect! Although some...

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Vegan Carrot Muffins

Vegan Carrot Muffins
October 29, 2019

The fall season brings out all the orange vegetables into our kitchens...

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White Chocolate Mousse with Pistachio Crumble

White Chocolate Mousse with Pistachio Crumble
October 22, 2019

This week I am sharing a beautiful, fancy dessert - white chocolate mousse with...

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 Pumpkin Loaf Cake

Pumpkin Loaf Cake
October 15, 2019

Continuing my pumpkin theme for the month, here’s a tasty recipe...

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 Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte
October 10, 2019

Fall is here and there are pumpkins everywhere! Pumpkin Spice...

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 Homemade Pumpkin Spice

Homemade Pumpkin Spice
October 6, 2019

‘Tis the season for pumpkin everything! Which is why I am sharing a “spice shortcut”...

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Sweet Potato Challah

Sweet Potato Challah
October 1, 2019

Fall is here and that means the time has come for some comforting, warm...

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 Ricotta and Honey Tart

Ricotta and Honey Tart
September 24, 2019

Ricotta cheese can be salted or sweetened and is used in many types of food ...

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 Beet Carpaccio

Beet Carpaccio
September 17, 2019

The Carpaccio dish origins are Italian and this dish is usually a plate of...

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 Apple and Honey Cookies

Apple and Honey Cookies
September 10, 2019

Rosh Hashanah is the theme for all my recipes featured in my blog this...

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 Simanim Salad

Simanim Salad
September 3, 2019

Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) is almost here and it's time to ...

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Honey Buns

Honey Buns
September 1, 2019

Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) is at the end of this month and now is...

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 Apple and Honey Cake

Parve Apple and Honey Cake
August 27, 2019

I know it's still August but Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) is...

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Zucchini Sticks

Zucchini Sticks
August 20, 2019

Zucchini is a summer squash, so it makes sense to enjoy it during...

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Apple Bars

Apple Bars
August 13, 2019

I know, I know. It’s summer and you just aren’t in the mood to bake. But...

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Lentil Bolognese

Lentil Bolognese
August 6, 2019

Bolognese is a meat sauce that has its origins from the Italian cuisine. But...

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Blueberry Yogurt Popsicles

Blueberry Yogurt Popsicles
August 1, 2019

August is here and that means, the heat is at its peak! Which also means...

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Cheese Danish

Cheese Danish
July 30, 2019

These soft and sweet little pastries are so good that you will need to...

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Parve 3 Ingredient Cookies

Parve 3 Ingredient Cookies
July 23, 2019

Sometimes you need a dessert for Shabbat and you don’t have much time to...

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 Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad
July 16, 2019

Summer really makes you only want light and easy meals, and that’s...

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 Banana Cookies

Banana Cookies
July 9, 2019

Everyone has been in this situation: you bought delicious, very yellow bananas...

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Red Lentil Dip

Lentil Dip
July 1, 2019

Summer is here! The nights are longer and the days are warmer so it's the best time ...

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 Parve Chocolate Chip Cookies

Parve Chocolate Chip Cookies
June 25, 2019

Chocolate chip cookies are a classic dessert and I have never met anyone who said ...

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Brownies

Brownies
June 18, 2019

Brownies are one of THE classic desserts everyone knows and loves – and that is not an...

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Mushroom Quiche

Mushroom Quiche
June 11, 2019

Shavuot is over and guess what? I still have a lot of sour cream and grated cheese in my fridge! Instead ...

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Cheesecake

Cheesecake
June 3, 2019

You can never go wrong with cheesecake. Ever. And this particular, easy recipe for a classic cheesecake is...

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Corn Muffins

Corn Muffins
June 1, 2019

June is here! And by the 21st of June, summer will have officially started - now that sounds...

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One Tray Creamy Mushroom Pasta Bake

One Tray Creamy Mushroom Pasta
May 28, 2019

A sheet pan meal is one thing any busy person can relate to. You throw everything in the pan, and ...

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Lag BaOmer Chocolate Mousse Dessert

Lag BaOmer Chocolate Mousse Dessert
May 21, 2019

This week we celebrate Lag BaOmer and I wanted to share a recipe to fit the holiday spirit. But I...

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Orange Creamsicle

Orange Creamsicle
May 14, 2019

Summer will be here very soon and it's already time to start thinking about how you’ll refresh...

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 Marshmallow Mousse

Marshmallow Mousse
May 6, 2019

Israel turns 71 this week(!) and to celebrate, I am sharing a festive marshmallow mousse recipe...

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Chocolate Filled Buns (Parve non-dairy)

Chocolate Filled Buns (Parve)
May 1, 2019

May is here and that means one thing, apart from spring being here (finally!), my blog...

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Passover Apple Crumble Parve

Passover Apple Crumble (non-dairy)
April 22, 2019

Apple crumble or apple crisp is a well-known and loved dessert. It’s comforting...

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Passover Parve Pancakes

Passover Pancakes
April 16, 2019

Breakfast during Passover can be challenging. If you and your kids want to change the routine...

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Passover Parve Chocolate Coconut Balls

Passover Chocolate Coconut Balls (Parve)
April 9, 2019

Passover is the time we spend with our family and friends, while indulging...

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Maple Passover Cake (Parve)

Maple Passover Cake (Parve)
April 1, 2019

Spring has sprung and Passover will be here in no time! Can you believe it? I feel...

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Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad
March 26, 2019

Purim is over and Passover is right around the corner. Every year you come up with new ideas...

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Vanilla Cake Trifle

Vanilla Cake Trifle
March 19, 2019

I mentioned in my monthly newsletter that March is a month of celebration in my family...

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Spinach Hamantaschen

Spinach Hamantaschen
March 12, 2019

Purim is coming soon and I have already started to think about my mishloh manot...

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Savory Vegetable Tart

Savory Vegetable Tart
March 5, 2019

This impressive tart doesn't just look good, it also tastes very good! The design...

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Chocolate Hamantaschen

Chocolate Hamantaschen
March 1, 2019

As you probably know, Purim (a Jewish holiday celebrating the saving of the Jewish...

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Cornmeal Cookies

Cornmeal butter cookies
February 26, 2019

I love baking cookies, especially cookies that are easy to make. That’s why I’ve round...

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Buddha Bowl

Buddha bowl
February 19, 2019

If you truly consider yourself a foodie, there is no way you haven’t heard about Buddha bowls. They are...

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Sweet Potato Tartlets (Mini Quiches)

Sweet Potato Tartlets (Mini Quiches)
February 12, 2019

I love baking and eating tarts, I don’t care whether its sweet or savory, as long as it has a crust and a filling,...

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Cottage Cheese Buns

Cottage Cheese Buns
February 5, 2019

Cottage cheese buns need just 5 ingredients (not including the garnish) and can be whipped up in 15 minutes! That sounds like heaven...

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Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes (non-dairy)
February 1, 2019

Are you still on track to fulfill all your New Year’s Resolutions? If the answer is yes, good...

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Healthy Crustless Zucchini Quiche Recipe

Parve Crustless Zucchini Quiche
January 29, 2019

Zucchini is one vegetable that works great in quiche. If you need a non-dairy kosher-parve version of zucchini...

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Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Ganache
January 27, 2019

Ganache in French actually means silly/stupid or chump. In baking, ganache is a chocolatey cream made...

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Beer Bread

Beer Bread
January 22, 2019

If you weren’t aware, there are different ways to consume beer other than drinking it. This easy and delicious...

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Vegan Whipped Cream

Vegan Whipped Cream
January 20, 2019

Since the vegan diet has become very popular, there are many innovative recipes...

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Savory Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet Potato Muffins
January 15, 2019

After watching Jamie Oliver create Sweet Potato Muffins, I was inspired...

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Tu B'Shevat Dessert

Tu BiShvat Fruitcake
January 8, 2019

As I mentioned in my monthly newsletter (if you’re not subscribed then what...

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Tofu Spring Rolls

Tofu Spring Rolls
January 3, 2019

Every year when January rolls around, everyone promises to themselves that they are going ...

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Fruit Sushi

Fruit Sushi
January 1, 2019

Happy New Year! Man, it’s crazy to think that it’s already 2019. Time has just flown by! And...

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Vanilla Cake Pop Recipe

Cake Pops
December 26, 2018

An interesting name for a super delicious dessert? Count me in. Cake pops are crumbled cake with...

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20 Best Soup Recipes

20 Best Soup Recipes
December 18, 2018

Soup is a dish I crave all year around, yes even during summer! I turn on the AC and indulge...

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Raspberry Sour Cream Bread

Raspberry Sour Cream Bread
December 11, 2018

Oh man, raspberry sour cream bread. Now this is a dessert many of my friends go...

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Candy Cane Cookies

Candy Cane Cookies
December 6, 2018

These cute cookies look festive and taste great! For the holiday season, these candy cane...

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Bliss Balls

Bliss Balls
December 4, 2018

There’s nothing quite like the holidays. Everyone is running...

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Latkes Recipe

Baked Latkes
November 26, 2018

Hanukkah is the holiday for fried food - hopefully that’s something that...

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How to Make Cornbread

Cornbread
November 19, 2018

Thanksgiving is about to hit us in no time and during this holiday...

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Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

Vegan Cinnamon Rolls
October 30, 2018

A little over a year ago, I began this blog and my cinnamon roll recipe...

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Halloween Mummy Cookies

Halloween Cookies
October 23, 2018

Halloween is such a fun holiday to celebrate, especially from a baking perspective...

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Non Dairy Apple Pie

Nondairy Apple Tart
October 16, 2018

Apple pie or tart is usually made with butter. I had to create a nondairy version for a...

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Vegan Maple Whole Pear Cake

Vegan Maple Whole Pear Cake
October 10, 2018

Fall is here and with it, we can expect apples, pears, and lots of pumpkin of course. In this post...

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Spiced Oat Cake

Spiced Oat Cake
October 8, 2018

In this post, I am sharing two parts, one is a book review and the other is a recipe from the book!...

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Whole-wheat Challah

Whole Wheat Challah
October 2, 2018

Challah bread is the bread Jewish people use during a Friday night...

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Coffee Matcha Tiramisu

Coffee/ Matcha Tiramisu
September 27, 2018

You've heard the name and maybe you've even tasted this Italian dessert, but...

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Blackberry Cupcakes

Blackberry Cupcakes
September 20, 2018

Cupcakes are one dessert that everybody just loves and we’ll...

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Savory Muffins Recipe

Savory Muffins
September 13, 2018

Savory muffins are a great solution for an on-the-go breakfast or an idea for an easy...

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Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars
August 28, 2018

As far as refreshing desserts go, lemon bars are always at the top of the list. The...

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Tomato Galette

Tomato Galette
August 21, 2018

Galette is a French name for a round cake or pastry....

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Mango Crumble

Mango Crumble
August 14, 2018

Mango is a great summer fruit and what's not to love? Their generally sweet taste...

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banana nice cream recipe

Vegan Ice Cream
August 7, 2018

Don't we all just crave ice cream now and again? Even when it's winter, nothing can...

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how to make fork cookies

Fork Cookies
July 31, 2018

The name of these cookies actually has a simple origin, it's derived from the tool that helps...

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alfajores

Alfajores - Dulce de leche sandwich cookies
July 24, 2018

These sweet and yummy cookies are my favorite! They were first made in Spain...

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Tomato Loaf

Tomato Loaf
July 17, 2018

This tomato loaf recipe is very easy to make and is also very yummy. But you should know to...

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matcha coconut cake

Matcha Coconut Cake
July 10, 2018

Thank you, mom, for teaching me this easy recipe! She never made it with matcha though...

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garlic basil rolls

Garlic & Basil Rolls
July 3, 2018

Usually garlic bread comes as a side dish with your pizza delivery, or as a compensation if the delivery...

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coconut pineapple scones

Scones
June 26, 2018

While I am not British, nor have I actually been to England (yet!), but someone from a Facebook group asked me for...

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eggless zebra cake

Vegan Zebra Cake
June 19, 2018

Zebra Cake might sound like a funny name but it's actually very tasty and is an easy to make cake with a cool...

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Individual crumb cheesecake

Individual crumb cheesecake
June 12, 2018

This dessert is very easy to make and it also looks very fancy so it'll deceive...

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Corn Patties

Corn Patties
June 5, 2018

When I think about corn in my food, I start to feel a Mexican vibe and immediately I want...

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Sweet Potato Pizza Bites

Sweet Potato Mini Pizzas
May 29, 2018

Who doesn't love pizza for lunch or dinner? I mean I might even eat it cold the next...

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Vegan Coconut Treats Recipe

Vegan Coconut Treats
May 22, 2018

Once again, I am sharing a recipe I already shared however this time it's in a vegan, parve...

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Cheese Tart for Shavuot

Festive Cheese Tart
May 15, 2018

Shavuot, the Jewish holiday, is almost here and during this holiday, we celebrate with a dairy meal. There are...

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Sparkling Vegan Sugar Cookies Recipe

Sparkling Vegan Sugar Cookies
May 8, 2018

You don't really need a reason to have a cookie, am I right? In this case, the sugar cookie recipe...

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Vegan Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Vegan Chocolate Truffles
May 1, 2018

If you have followed my blog for a while, you know I already shared a recipe for...

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Sautéed Mushrooms Recipe

Sauteed Mushrooms
April 24, 2018

This easy and quick recipe has become my favorite lately. In just a few minutes, and with only 5...

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Mug Cake Recipe

Mug Cake
April 17, 2018

Now here is an idea for when you do not have time to bake but you still need some tasty treats ASAP....

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Chia Pudding Recipe

Chia Pudding
April 10, 2018

This is hardly a recipe; it is more of a quick win for an easy morning. You make it at night and in the morning that way you'll have your breakfast ready to go....

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Chocolate tour in Zurich

Chocolate tour in zurich
April 3, 2018

In this post, there is actually no recipe but rather my story of a chocolate tour that I took in Zurich during a short vacation in December 2017. And guys,...

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Birthday Chocolate Cake Recipe

Birthday Chocolate Cake
March 27, 2018

When I think about birthday cake, I immediately think of chocolate cake so this recipe is super chocolaty and has a...

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Passover Rolls Recipe

Passover Rolls
March 20, 2018

The Jewish holiday of Passover is coming up at the end of March and it has a traditional food habit, one that some might...

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24 Easy Vegetarian Dinner Recipes

24 Easy Vegetarian Dinner Recipes
March 13, 2018

Are you the cook in the family? Chances are that you're very familiar with this situation: It’s almost dinner time...

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Seaweed Salad Recipe

Seaweed Salad
March 6, 2018

Now here’s an idea of when you want to eat healthy but you’re looking for a change to that same old, regular salad...

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Vegan Beet Cake

Beet Cake
February 27, 2018

Yes, I know the name of the recipe might sound weird - why would you use beet in a cake - well...

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Vegan Hamantaschen Cookies

Vegan Hamantaschen Cookies
February 20, 2018

The hamantaschen is a cookie or pastry with a filling, known for its triangular shape. It's a...

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Granola Cookies

Granola Cookies
February 12, 2018

The sweetest holiday around is almost here! We’re talking about Valentine's Day; a time of love...

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vegan No - Knead Bread recipe

No-Knead Bread
February 6, 2018

I really loved the idea of not having to use a mixer machine to make bread and only 1 bowl to wash...

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Lentil Carrot Soup recipe

Lentil Carrot Soup
January 30, 2018

You know those days when you are sick and need a comforting warm bowl of soup? That is what happened to me...

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eggless creme brulee recipe

Eggless Cream Brulee
January 23, 2018

The ingredients used for this recipe remind me of another known recipe in the Middl...

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Zoodles zucchini noodles

Zoodles
January 16, 2018

There is tons of hype now around no carbs foods and Paleo diet, or even the cave man menu. So I d...

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French Toast

French Toast
January 9, 2018

French toast is usually a breakfast treat and perfectly with jam or melted butter. Plus you ca...

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Challah Bread

Challah Bread
January 2, 2018

Challah bread is traditional bread that’s whipped up for Friday evening dinners in the Jewish religion. You know the one; it looks...

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Bungled Negroni holidays season

Bungled Negroni
December 26, 2017

What better way to ring in the New Year than with Negroni? Negroni is an Italian...

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Hot Cocoa holidays season

Hot Cocoa
December 19, 2017

The holidays are and always will be family time, and what can be more indulging than a glass of hot cocoa...

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Holidays Canapes

Holidays Canapés
December 12, 2017

With the holidays in full swing, it’s time to come up with a new, festive way to dine and celebrate with your family...

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Spinach Pastry

Spinach Pastry
December 5, 2017

Christmas is right around the corner! And if you’re not too busy decorating and buying last minutes gifts...

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Breadsticks

Crunchy Breadsticks
November 28, 2017

The most fun part of soup is dipping breadsticks in it. Don’t lie, you know...

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Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup
November 21, 2017

Ahem, “Winter is coming.” No, really it is and we’re not talking about...

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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake
November 14, 2017

You will simply love this incredibly moist Carrot Cake with its...

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Green Smoothie Bowl

Green Smoothie Bowl
November 7, 2017

After having this smoothie bowl for breakfast, I really felt...

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Cabbage Salad

Cabbage Salad
November 1, 2017

This particular Cabbage Salad recipe has a trick...

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Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies
October 24, 2017

Your friends just called and said they want to visit you at home; however you have nothing sweet at home to offer with a...

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Honey Cake recipe

Honey Cake
October 17, 2017

Not everyone is familiar with the Honey Cake but...

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snowy chocolate cookies

Snowy Chocolate Cookies
October 11, 2017

Now that fall has arrived, it's time for cookies! And not just any cookies...

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Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread
September 26, 2017

Funny name perhaps but it’s super tasty and easy to make - so it’s pretty much a win-win...

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Granola

Granola
September 19, 2017

The tricky part when you buy granola is the fact that you never really know...

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Beet Buns

Beet Buns
September 12, 2017

Don’t let the name scare you off! This Beet Bun recipe is perfect now that school is starting up again...

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Pancakes

Pancakes
September 5, 2017

Don’t deny it, but there is just nothing like delicious pancakes for breakfast...

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Green Pear Salad

Green Pear Salad
August 24, 2017

After all the scrumptious cake and dessert recipes I post here, I wanted to write...

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Moscow Mule

Moscow Mule
August 20, 2017

Two words that may sound like music to your ears: adults only. That’s right, an easy cocktail...

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Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles
August 16, 2017

First of all, no one ever stops at just ~one~ truffle. And why would you?...

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Matcha Ice Tea

Matcha Ice Tea
August 12, 2017

This is not just a recipe to me; it is quite literally the most amazing drink you can sip in the summertime...

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Chocolate tart

Chocolate Tart
August 8, 2017

A classic flavor that just about everyone loves. Furthermore, the dough is...

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Mango cup dessert

Mango Cup Dessert
August 5, 2017

You’ll never have to worry about the hot summer days again, because I’ve got the perfect dessert...

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Nectarine Galette

Nectarine Galette
July 29, 2017

Galette is a French name for a round cake. Ooh-la-la! There are many kinds of galettes...

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lemon raspberry tart

Lemon Raspberry Tart
July 20, 2017

As far as finger-licking tart is concerned, the lemon raspberry tart makes all other...

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seaweed snacks

Seaweed Snacks
July 15, 2017

While this recipe might sound anything but appealing, it’s time to offer you...

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coconut treats

Coconut Treats
July 4, 2017

Now here’s a super easy recipe with just 3 ingredi...

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christmes butter cookies

Butter Cookies
June 22, 2017

As far as tasty cookies go, these...

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spelt bread

Spelt bread
June 10, 2017

Baking bread is a challenge for every home baker. I love challenges!

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chocolate chips

Chocolate chip cookies
May 19, 2017

Easy and quick recipe for a great dessert.

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cinnamon rolls

Cinnamon Rolls
May 5, 2017

Classic dessert for my first blog post. you have to try it!

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