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Now that we are living in Sunny California we can actually start growing our own fruits and veggies. We don’t have space for a garden, but we started container gardening and we are waiting in anticipation for our first little tomato to ripen!

 Below is a recipe for a salad I made last night that was fresh and perfect for summer!  You can throw pretty much any produce you have in it,  I’m looking forward to re-creating this salad with produce from our own garden:) I paired this salad up with Lemony Leeks with Chickpeas and Feta, a recipe I found from Whole Living, it was delicious! 


2 large cucumbers with skin

3 cups of heirloom cherry or plum tomatoes

1 red bell pepper

1 orange bell pepper

1 large red onion

3 green onions

1 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley

¾ cup chopped mint

Salad Dressing:

¼ cup extra virgin cold-pressed olive oil

¼ cup lemon juice

Zest of 1 lemon

1 tsp. maple syrup

4-5 garlic cloves

Pinch of salt and black pepper


  1. Wash, prepare, and chop all veggies into small bite-sized pieces
  2. Make the dressing and pour over salad and let stand for 30 min at room temperature
  3. Before serving sprinkle with Za’atar and Enjoy!



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The amazing and very talented Miri Kehler reviewed our new record “Last Forest In The City”. You can read it on her awesome blog “Miri In The Village“, check it out, she’s the best and such a riot! But also beware, just a heads up, her blog showcases some of the most amazing foods that she has made, we are fanatics for her cooking, check it out and don’t drool on your computer, it could really ruin it, we’re serious, its true.


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Easy recipe for Falafel taken from The Hummus Blog

The Ingredients:
(25 falafel balls)
2 cups of dries chickpeas, soaked in water for 12 hours
Crumbs from 2 slices of white bread
5 cloves of garlic
2 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup chopped parsley
1/2 cup chopped coriander
1/2 small onion
1 spoon of sesame seeds
1 teaspoon cumin spice
1 teaspoon paprika
Salt, pepper
Oil for deep frying

1. Wash the soaked chickpeas and put them in a food processor with the garlic, onion and spices. Grind until you get a rough moist texture. Add a little water if needed.
2. Move the mixture into a large bowl, add the rest of the ingredients and put aside, covered, for 30-60 minutes.
3. Warm the oil – it should be hot, not boiling. Add the baking soda to the mixture and knead a little.
4. Wet your hands and shape little balls (smaller then apricots). Fry until you get a deep brown shade. Serve hot!

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