Basic Granola with Sunflower and Pumpkin Seeds

Granola! Such a versatile, frugal, zero waste, natural and healthy breakfast or snack. And, it makes a great gift for all occasions. Now that it is Purim time, it is a regular in my Purim Basket (Misloach Manot), usually with a yogurt cake and sometimes Moroccan Halva cookies. Somehow when you buy granola ready made …

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The 5 Women Who Help Me Balance my Nutritional, Mental and Hormonal Health

Today I want to talk about balance, because this is what we all essentially want to achieve on a daily basis, right? Balance at work, at home, with friends and family.  And of course, balancing our health. If we don’t balance our health, and more specifically our nutritional, mental and hormonal health which is all …

July and August afternoon activities for children in Jerusalem’s gardens

This will be my third year taking the kids to "Meeting in the Garden", where the Community Council "Ginot Ha Ir" sponsors activities on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday afternoons, at 5pm, throughout July and August. They take place in public gardens in Katamon, the Germany Colony, Rehavia, Talbiya, Yemin Moshe, Kiryat Shmuel and Nayot. I love …

Glass Recycling has arrived to Jerusalem Neighborhoods

It is finally here!  Thanks to Tamir Recycling and the Jerusalem Municipality, glass recycling stations are now spotting up around Jerusalem. I spotted my first this past Sunday on HaPalmach Street in Katamon, on the corner of Nili Street, next to the Co-Op Supermarket and Anise Teva store. *Please comment on the blog post with …

Urban Sustainability in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Events, workshops, & lectures. April-May 2018.

Happy Spring from a blooming Jerusalem. 🌺 If you haven't already seen the signs coming up around the city, during the months of April and May 2018 a variety of environmental, cultural and urban nature organizations have organized various events, workshops, lectures, courses, conferences and tours around the theme of urban sustainability in Jerusalem. Check out the …

The History of Recycling in Jerusalem and Looking Ahead. A Talk with Amanda Lind of SPNI (The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel).

(*Update on May 17, 2018. Glass Recycling in now in Jerusalem neighborhoods.) A few months ago, I wrote a short blog post on my efforts to incorporate recycling into our home. And involving our kids in the process. (Well, only Ovadia (4) for now...) When sharing the blog post in a few different facebook groups, …