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Tabouli Salad Recipe (Tabbouleh) Recipe

Tabouli salad or Tabbouleh is a simple salad of very finely chopped vegetables, lots of fresh parsley and bulgur wheat, all tossed with lime juice and olive oil.Prep Time: 20 minsTotal Time: 20 minsYield: 6-8Category: SaladCuisine: Middle EasternIngredients1/2 cup extra fine bulgur wheat4 firm Roma tomatoes, very finely chopped1 English cucumber (hothouse cucumber), very finely chopped2 bunches parsley, part of …

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A’s Top 12 Recipes of 2017

Last year my son, A, put together a post with his top recipes from the year and he’s back at it again this year! A is 10 years old and as you will see he’s not a big fan of sweets.  Little sister is all about the sweets though so one day I’m sure she will be putting together a …

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My Top 12 of 2017

It’s hard to believe that 2017 is coming to a close. I can’t say that I hate to see this year ending. There have been many wonderful moments but many hard ones too. I have a feeling 2018 is going to be a great year for our family and I’m excited! Now here are my top 12 recipes from 2017! …

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Grills & Greens

A while back, I posted something on social media about the really good falafel I’d eaten recently. Someone responded that I really needed to try the falafel at Grills & Greens in Rancho Cordova, so a few days ago, I drove over to do just that. Grills & Greens has a very helpful menu, where they specify which items can …

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Wild Rooster Bistro

For some reason, I rarely visit charming Old Fair Oaks Village, known for its population of feral chickens. It’s off the beaten path for me, so I just never think about it. Recently, though, I saw comments on Facebook about a new café in Fair Oaks offering vegan options. So I headed up there a few days ago for lunch …

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Seasons

My husband Phil and I met up with family from the Bay Area for dinner at Seasons in Davis over the weekend. I checked the online menu ahead of time to see if there were any vegan or veganizable options, and was happy to see “Summer Vegan Spaghetti” listed. Of course, it hasn’t been summer for a few months now, …

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Three Ladies Cafe

I had a little holiday shopping to do in Davis a few days ago, which gave me the perfect opportunity to check out Three Ladies Café. This mostly vegetarian café, which just opened in October, serves smoothies, coffee drinks, baked goods, and a few breakfast and lunch items. I ordered the Ploughman’s Lunch, consisting of bread and three side dishes. …

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Road Trip! Oracle Arena in Oakland

Personally, I’m a Sacramento Kings fan. But when your parents, who are Golden State Warriors fans, are celebrating their 65th anniversary, you just have to drive down to Oracle Arena in Oakland and cheer for the Warriors! I don’t know what your experience has been, but I always find it difficult to locate vegan options among all the food concessions …

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33rd Street Bistro

Sorry to have dropped off the face of the earth for the past month or so. I’ve been having some issues with vertigo that made a low-sodium diet necessary and I’m still trying to adjust to that. In addition, I was traveling for a couple of weeks. At any rate, I’ll do my best to get back to a weekly …

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How to Choose the Right Squash to Cook

5 different kinds of squash Confused about how to choose a squash vegetable? 1. Spaghetti squash. When cooked its pale flesh can be scooped out into spaghetti-like strands as shown in this Martha Stewart clip. 2. Red Kuri Squash. These are part of the Hubbard squash family. It slightly resembles a pumpkin and has a nutty flavour. 3. Blue Hubbard …

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