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For the past 35 years Lévana Kirschenbaum’s name has been synonymous with upscale Kosher dining through her eponymous restaurant Lévana, her library of best-selling cookbooks, and her enormous online following on her popular blog, Facebook and Twitter.

With her latest book, The Whole Foods Kitchen: Glorious Meals Pure and Simple, Lévana embarked on her most ambitious journey yet: to present a beautiful, comprehensive compilation of her life’s work, her Magnum Opus as she calls it: The hundreds of dishes she shares are at once economical, easily prepared, and absolutely irresistible: Serious ingredients, fun dishes: This is her motto, even when it comes to dessert.

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This substantial, beautiful volume goes beyond the traditional scope of a cookbook, and generously shares a whole natural, sensible, and wholesome way of life; it belongs in every household, Kosher or not, just within reach, sure to be used again and again: a cherished, useful gift for any occasion.

This book includes Lévana’s latest, as always all natural recipes, with 78 gorgeous full-page photographs by Meir Pliskin. It is chock-full of simple and natural dishes and desserts that uses whole unprocessed foods.

The Whole Foods Kitchen book is an important work. It restores kashrut to a respected position in the natural food world.

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Reviews of Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

“When I read Lévana Kirschenbaum’s recipes, I feel as if they were written for me. This is the kind of food I want to cook. The recipes are creative and enticing, and yet Lévana somehow manages to make them simple to prepare and healthy as well.”

Faye LevyAuthor of “1,000 Jewish Recipes”

“This is Lévana’s Magnum Opus, a book that takes kosher cooking to a whole new level with everything we ever needed to know about preparing healthy cuisine from soup to nuts… The operative word here is delicious as Lévana proves that healthy never means boring or bland with recipes that the entire family will enjoy.”

Helen SchwimmerFood columnist for The Jewish Press

“Lévana’s Passion for wholesome foods will inspire you to change the way you cook and eat today. The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen contains a treasure trove of simple, scrumptious recipes for your eating pleasure."

Norene GilletzCookbook author, food writer, cooking teacher, and culinary consultant

“Updated, super-healthy kosher food never looked so good. Lévana Kirschenbaum’s easy recipes are precise, down to earth, and delivered with enthusiasm and joy.”

Dianne JacobAuthor of Will Write for Food

“…I recently made the peach pie, silken tofu chocolate mouse and halva from your cookbook. I loved them all and so did everyone who ate them. I love your cookbooks because I like to eat healthy and your cook book gives me that guarantee; a healthy meal that is also great tasting.”

Shira Finman, A Fan

"…brimming with absolutely delicious dishes for your haute guests — and for your family, too.”

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“This book beat expectations. Each recipe I have tried offers a full flavor experience but is healthy too. The tips, encouragement and alternatives offered along the way is what makes this cookbook more than just a cookbook — an encyclopedia for the kitchen!”

Jonathan Seliger

“Levana’s amazing personality comes through in this wonderful cookbook. It’s written with such love and humor. And, the delicious, healthful and easy to prepare recipes are unique and just superb!”

Rivkah Kugel

“Levana’s latest book is a masterpiece. I gave a copy to each of my five daughters and daughter’s in law, and it’s been my go to gift for all the women in my life.”

Leah Pol

“The book itself is beautiful and fun to read and they way it constructed with Levana’s passages and comments you almost feel expert chef herself guiding you.”

Eugene G.

“This is cooking the way I like it- fresh clean thoughtful and ingredients-driven with just the right dash of creative and fun”

Joseph Levi