Making a Traditional Food Healthier: Blintzes (Cheese-Filled Crepes)

We all remember traditional holiday foods from our childhood. But as adults, do we make adjustments in the recipe to make it healthier? I use blintzes, the fried, cheese-filled crepes served on the Jewish holiday of Shavuot (Pentecost) as an example.

Evaluating Recipes

“This is delicious. Can I have the recipe?” Sometimes I want to try something, but when I get the recipe I find it doesn’t meet my cooking style. When I see a new recipe I ask myself whether is is fast, frugal and healthy. Fast. Fast recipes have few ingredients, few utensils, and short instructions. […]