Falafel Bowls with Roasted Red Pepper Tahini Sauce

falafel bowls roasted red pepper

It’s been sweltering around here lately, and the last thing I’ve wanted to do is crank up the oven.

But I ate a falafel from the hot bar at Earth Fare not too long ago, and since then I can’t get the idea of recreating those flavors out of my mind. The craving got the best of me in the end, and I turned on the oven in my already oven-like tiny kitchen.

It was like oven inception….but totally worth it.  Continue reading


Taco Salad with Grass-Fed Beef

taco salad grass-fed

If you made me choose my all-time favorite salad…

Why would you make me do that?? Ok but if I was really forced to pick a favorite it would have to be taco salad with grass-fed beef.  

Before I adopted the Just-Eat-Real-Food philosophy, I never ate red meat. I had a false belief that red meat was unhealthy, and I blame that misconception on the way red meat has been vilified by mainstream media. For years we’ve been told to avoid and limit red meat, but new research is causing nutritional experts to backtrack and even reverse those recommendations.  Continue reading