Red Lentil creates a personalized repertoire of recipes based on food that resonates with you. Your recipe collection is designed to build cooking skills and establish foundational meals that will nourish you and your family.  

    Strategies for the Mind, Body, and Bowl

    Your Meal Collection

    Red Lentil designs a recipe collection based on you. This includes:

     -A personalized recipe collection of seven suppers

     -Shopping list 

    - Staples to have on hand

    - Cooking techniques and tips


    Cooking Skills

    Red Lentil helps you build basic cooking skills while cultivating a creative meal making mindset. In cooking through your Field Guide you will:

    -Cook with and identify versatile ingredients 
     -Build a base of multi use kitchen staples
     -Practice improvising in the kitchen

    Your Best Kitchen

    Red Lentil works with you to create a kitchen organization plan to optimize ease and workflow while cooking. Your Best Kitchen includes:

    -A stocked pantry
    -Easy access to cooking equipment
    -Space to work, prep, and clean
    -Storage containers that meet your needs
    - Space and planning for food waste management

    Foods that Resonate

    Red Lentil guides your discovery of food combinations that click from the inside. Practice cultivating food intuition with:

    - Guided explorations of the mind/body/food connection
    -Taste exploration and discovery
    -Food Guide journaling

    Transformational Cooking

    Red Lentil cooks side by side with you, providing organization and cooking tips to set you up for success. This package includes:

    -  A discovery process session including meal designing and hands on food prep practice
    - A hands on food prep practice session in Red Lentil's kitchen
    - Your own personalized Meal Collection
    -Ongoing support through Skype and e-mail

    Food Ritual During Life Transitions

    Tap into the healing power of food ritual. Red Lentil creates a personalized meal for you and integrates symbolic foods throughout. A powerful way to mark life transitions:

    - Birth
    - New Home
    - Bar or Bat Mitzvah

    Meal Support for New Mamas

    Red Lentil cooks nourishing meals in your home to support mamas during birth recovery and in family life transitions. You will be supported with: 

    -Nourishing meals supporting childbirth recovery and breastfeeding
    -General wellness support
    -A personalized 5 day meal collection 
  • Purple Honey Podcast

    Purple Honey is a gathering of female voices where we explore how Jewish Wisdom and Feminine Spirituality can bring sweetness to our every day lives.

  • Creating Space for Joy

    This month Purple Honey explores how Jewish rituals can be tools to help us move through transition and create space for joy.  

    Mezuzah, a Love Manifesto

    We talk with Annie Matan about the hidden messages of Love within the Mezuzah, how mezuzah connects us to Divine Feminine and the magic of blessing our own homes and spaces.

    Annie Matan, founder of Matanot Lev (Gifts of the Heart) is a facilitator, intuitive, spiritual leader who holds space for life transitions and rituals. Communally, she is founder of a radically inclusive Jewish Community, where are all encouraged to connect their . Annie received ordination as a Hebrew Priestess through Kohenet, a three year training, where embodied feminine ritual

    What if Joy lived in our Bodies?

    We explore with Rabbi Cherina Eisenberg some hidden gems within the word mezuzah and what the practice of connecting to mezuzah might teach us about connecting to our own bodies and how to tap into inner joy.

    Rabbi Cherina Eisenberg is the founder of Hot Pink Torah: The Revelation of YOU!, which provides authentic, immersive, and easily-accessible Jewish gems curated for women’s empowerment. An inspirational speaker, innovative educator, and energy healer, she offers practical and embodied wisdom for women to cultivate a lifestyle of self-confidence, joy and radiance.

  • Previous Episodes

    If you loved the most recent podcast, give these a listen.


    Jodi Balis

    Food Intuitive
    Ritual Maker
    Registered Dietitian
    Jodi Balis has been cooking in the kitchen with adults, children, and families for 15 years.
    As a food guide, she helps individuals find their food niche where meals are both practical to prepare and nourishing. 
    As a teacher, she approaches cooking and meal planning as both a technical and creative endeavor. She helps others set a strong meal foundation in the kitchen and create a cooking practice that flows and fits into busy schedules. 
     As a mother of two, Jodi designed her own kitchen so that food, family, and life are integrated into one. She finds joy in sitting around the table and eating roasted chickpeas with her 2 daughters.