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Green Beans and Freekeh Salad with Tahini Sauce

Green Beans and Freekeh Salad with Tahini SauceFreekeh (pronounced freak-uh) is a healthy whole grain food. A young green wheat that goes through a process of roasting, is then cracked or left whole. Love the smokey flavor and nutty texture of freekeh and like other grains, perfect in salads. High in fiber, protein and iron, freekeh is another favorite grain of ours. And when mixed with green beans and tahini, what’s not to love about this fresh tasting salad.

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Sri Lankan Dal with Coconut and Lime Kale | My Cookbook Shelf

Dal is a favorite of ours and we have loved our visits to Sri Lanka over the years so when our local book store Words Bookstore and Cafe picked Meera Sodha’s cookbook Fresh India for the local cookbook gathering… the first recipe I tried from this lovely vegetarian cookbook was the Sri Lankan Dal with Coconut and Lime Kale. Continue reading “Sri Lankan Dal with Coconut and Lime Kale | My Cookbook Shelf”

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Roasted Carrot, Spelt, Fennel and Blood Orange Salad

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Each year I love having the BBC Good Food recipe calendar in my kitchen and although I’ve not cooked or baked every recipe for each specific year… I’ve decided with this year’s calendar to try all their seasonal recipes for a bit of cooking inspiration and thought I’d share them with you too. Continue reading “Roasted Carrot, Spelt, Fennel and Blood Orange Salad”