Nothing says summer, like salad.  Join us at EarthKosher, in soaking in the last of all thats irresistible- literally.  With Aleia’s variety of nutritious croutons there is no reason to resist.  If you haven’t come across Aleia’s Gluten Free Products while strolling through the market, make it a priority!  Not only are Aleia’s Products Kosher Certified from EarthKosher, they are all natural, certified gluten free, wheat free and delicious!

Aleia’s Mission:

…is to be the market leader in developing and manufacturing superior all natural gluten free products in the growing “Health and Wellness” segment of the food industry. Our commitment is to deliver premium quality products using natural ingredients, which will expand and enhance the food choices of our customers without compromising taste or quality. We produce in small batches– it’s our way of preserving the craft of artisan baking.

EarthKosher is proud to provide kosher certification to Aleia’s, especially when the products are so delightful, and made from a homegrown small business.  Aleia’s Gluten Free Foods makes croutons in both classic and parmesan  varieties- as well as a large variety of delightful baked goods.


The perfect summer salad 

(choose organic, locally grown when available)

1-2 large hearts of romain

2 fresh tomatoes or a bunch of cherry tomatoes

1 large cucumber

1 red pepper

3 green onions, a bunch of chives or half a red onion

fresh basil, parsley and oregano to taste (2 tsp dried oregano can be substituted)

1-2  crushed garlic clove

half a cup of black olives

half- 3/4  cup of chickpeas

half a cup of crumbled goat/sheep feta cheese – optional

Aleia’s Gluten Free Croutons  -a couple handfuls

   Chop all the veggies and combine in large salad bowl.  Add olives and chickpeas and croutons. Drizzle directly on- 3         tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, 4 -6 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, crushed garlic, sea salt and black pepper to taste. Add chopped fresh basil, parsley and oregano. Toss gently.  Add feta cheese if desired.

Serve on a lovely large platter.  Garnish with parsley and a lemon wedge. Perfect as a side to fish, soup, or a light main meal with other salads for shabbat lunch.

 Shabbat Shalom!