As you prep for next week’s holiday, you might want to check out some new things this year! From apps and haggadot to new foods and recipes, here is a wide variety of ways to spice up your holiday observance.
Passover Assistant App – new this year from Chabad and available for IOS and Android devices (and free!) – has a meal planner, interactive “Mah Nishtanah” trainer, and checklists for preparing. Find it in the iTunes app store or Google Play store.
Wacky Apple Applesauce – made by a Colorado company on the Western Slope. Their applesauce is gluten-free, lactose-free, and Kosher. Try an easy Charoses made with Wacky Apple applesauce – just add nuts and cinnamon. Find this at local grocers including Whole Foods, Sprouts, King Soopers, Vitamin Cottage and City Markets.
Matzolah – this has got to be a hit in Boulder! “The Trail Mix of the Exodus” is available in a variety of flavors and just what you think – kosher for Passover matzo granola for breakfast and noshing.
Pop Haggadah – In case you have Amazon Prime and haven’t lined up a haggadah yet, this one looks creative and fresh.
And that’s just one of many new Haggadot – Check out this list on Huffington Post, “New Haggadahs Offer Unique Passover Experience for Every Seder Table”
Have you added quinoa to your Passover dinners? This year it’s all-the-way kosher by the OU, so have at! Here are 6 Kosher-for-Passover recipes featuring quinoa.
- 25 Vegetarian Passover Recipes that all look yummy.
- There’s a complete Paleo Passover meal, by local author Elana Amsterdam of Elana’s Pantry (read the comments – there are even more recipes from others).
- And there’s Vegan Passover Seder Recipes and Menus here.
- And more Seder menus here including a link to Cuban Chicken Soup, “Jewban Penicillen”
And finally – we’ve updated the BJN Pinterest board with even more recipes and ideas. Good thing there are 8 nights!
Let us know in the comments if you try any of these this year (if there’s chocolate involved, feel free to stop by and share a taste!). Did anyone make the Dark Chocolate Banana Matzoh Brei last year? Looked too good to be true!
May your journey from mitzrayim to the promised land be joyful and flavorful this year!