March’s Eat Around the World theme is…Green!

St. Patrick’s Day is on March 17th and I thought it would be fun to explore some green foods without the green food coloring — I’m looking at you McDonald’s Shamrock shake. When I think of green, I think of green tea and matcha. I want to do a green food theme because I want to introduce my daughter to more green food like spinach and cucumbers. I think she likes spinach when I make saag because it’s stewed, but not when it’s raw like in a salad. I suspect it’s because she can’t chew raw spinach because does not have teeth to cut it just yet. That’s fine, I can do some creative workarounds.

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Apples in salad

The last couple of weeks this month have been too hot for baking so I decided to explore some cold dishes using apples. The simplest way is to throw them in salad for that tart crunch.

Brussels sprouts with apples salad

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Lunch at Seattle: Turkish Delight

Address:
1930 Pike Pl
Seattle, WA 98101

My husband went to Turkey a couple months back for work and ate very well while he was there. Yesterday, after our train ride from Portland to Seattle, we decided to get some Turkish food. The name “Turkish Delight” got my attention because my husband kept raving about this confection while he was there. Not only did we get Turkish Delight, we got a whole lunch meal there! 

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The Halal Guys, Glendale

The Halal Guys Sandwich

Beef and Chicken combo sandwich

I’ve been to Halal Guys a couple times for lunch. Between the plate and the sandwich, I prefer the sandwich.

Warning: The red hot sauce is tear-pooling spicy.  Please use at your own risk.

Address:

The Halal Guys
201 N Brand Blvd
Glendale, CA 91203