Category Archives: salads

Recipe: Blueberry Quinoa Salad

I was asked to contribute a Quinoa dish to Passover Seder, filled with a lot of Uber Foodies – the pressure was on! Spent about 2 weeks pouring over quinoa recipes until I realized, “AHEM.  Even though I never cook, I’m still pretty good at it!  I’m going to develop something myself, dammit!” (<—can you say that word if you’re Jewish?) My

Fala Bar

Fala Bar = Falafel and Salad Bar! Located on Melrose, just east of Fairfax, the space is tiny, mostly gluten-free, 100% organic/vegan/GMO-free and full of choices! Just look at all the beverages – they even have fresh coconut they’ll cut for you. I was treated to a sampling of options… …homemade, baked falafel with hummus, tahini, matbucha, and baba ghanoush

How to Stretch a Salad

To make eating our veggies a lot more interesting (both for me and Abe) I’ve been getting takeout from Lemonade. 6 salad scoops = roughly $12 – they’ve got some new seasonal flavors, including Quinoa Cauliflower Tabouli, Jicama with Thai Peanut Vinaigrette, Parsnip “Waldorf” and Swiss Salad with Celery Root/Carrot/Beets. This multi-pack, bulked up with spinach/tomatoes at home, lasts roughly