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Made With Spicely: RFD's Mediterranean Bowl

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Real Food Daily is Southern California’s premiere organic plant-based restaurant serving a quality, authentic, creative and nutritionally balanced menu, with locations in Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Pasadena and LAX (the first ever plant-based eatery in an airport in 2013!). RFD's food is made from certified organic vegetables, fruits, whole grains and high quality natural condiments. All menu items are free of meat, dairy, eggs, butter, cholesterol, saturated fats, preservatives, pesticides, artificial sweeteners, food dyes, trans-fats, soy-isolates and GMOs. Even the water used for both food & beverages is mineral-balanced, triple-filtered and purified! We met Chef Tara at Natural Products Expo...

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The Flavors Of Za'atar

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    Za'atar (also spelled zaatar) seasoning is a blend of dried herbs, sesame seeds, sumac and salt. It is a traditional, historic and cultural staple of cuisine in the Middle East. Far and away one of Spicely's biggest sellers, za'atar has deep roots in culinary history.   Dating back to the 13th century, the blend changes from region to region and family to family. In Lebanon, the za'atar may have dried orange or lemon zest and in Israel it might include dried dill. The za'atar in Jordan has a higher ratio of sumac, giving it a deep orange color....

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