Marking the new year on the calendar, Rosh Hashanah is one of the most sacred and joyful Jewish holidays. You might not be prepped to host a full seder with all the traditional Rosh Hashanah foods, but you can enjoy a casual meal to celebrate the holiday with friends. Look to this menu for fresh, healthy, and most importantly delicious, recipes everyone will love.
Apples and Honey
At Rosh Hashanah suppers, everyone dips apples slices into this honey as a hopeful symbol for the "sweet" new year to come. Start your guests off on the right note with your favorite fiber-filled variety of fresh apples and antioxidant-rich raw honey. Make sure to have these ready to go even if you're not hosting a full seder.
Green Salad With a Sweet Vinaigrette
A green salad is a welcome addition at any gathering. Start off with mixed greens and pile on your favorite produce like tomatoes and fresh avocados. Drizzle your greens with this recipe for low-calorie apple cider vinaigrette, a sweet and simple recipe that supports healthy weight-loss goals and incorporates the star ingredient of the evening: honey.
Roasted Chicken With Fresh Veggies
Instead of relying on pounds of butter for tender meat, this roasted chicken with vegetables makes use of a number of alternative ingredients, namely Dijon mustard and lemon juice, to keep things light and moist.
No-Cream Creamed Swiss Chard
This butter- and cream-free swiss chard side dish tastes as decadent and comforting as traditional recipes. It's a perfect complement to the rest of the Fall foods at your table.