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Nava Atlas

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Nava AtlasNava Atlas is the author of many vegetarian and vegan cookbooks and the founder of VegKitchen, a leading resource for all things plant-based. Nava is also visual artist whose work deals with women’s issues, social justice and animal advocacy. Her work has been shown in numerous museum, university and gallery exhibits. Learn more at Nava Atlas Art. Nava lives and works in the Hudson Valley region of New York.

Passover Carrot-Apple Pudding

Recipe by Nava Atlas

Passover Carrot-Apple Pudding

This sweet side dish of spiced carrots and apples brightens the Passover dinner plate. Baked until crusty, it’s also yummy enough to be an everyday dessert with a dollop of coconut yogurt. Photo by Evan Atlas.

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Vegan Cholent

Recipe by Nava Atlas

Vegan <em>Cholent</em>

Cholent is a Jewish classic that can be considered an early predecessor to slow-cooker recipes. In its original form, it’s put in the oven before Shabbat and cooked at a very low temperature for about 12 hours so that it can be eaten for the Sabbath midday or late afternoon meal. It’s one of the

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Recipe by Nava Atlas


Mujaddarah is often made with cracked wheat (bulgur), and sometimes with rice. Either way, the grain is combined with high-protein lentils and lots of onions browned by olive oil. This simple and delicious preparation is beloved dish in Israeli as well as other Middle Eastern cuisines.

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