The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in San Francisco has a plethora of fresh foods to explore and savor. If you're interested in knowing about other Farmers Markets, here are more places to check out. Do you have other Farmers Markets you recommend? Please let us know by commenting on this blog post. (photo of Ferry Plaza Farmers Market from TasteSF)
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Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin, NY Times Best Selling Authors, have written another book called Skinny Bitch: Bun In The Oven. Publishers Weekly says "…these in-your-face, incisive authors have done their research … Passionately questioning the status quo, Freedman and Barnouin make a compelling case for a vegan pregnancy.” “We wrote this book to help women eat right—ensuring successful pregnancies and healthy babies."
Thank you to all that responded to the blog post about the new So Delicious Coconut Milk Sandwiches and Ice Cream Bars. Three winners have been chosen and have been notified. Congratulations to the winners! Thank you to Turtle Mountain for sponsoring the contest for our Gratitude Gourmet readers!
The health benefits of Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) are plenty, and this NY Times article features the history of the grain, a recipe (just make sure to use the vegetable stock option), and the fact that the protein content is superior to most grains because it contains all the essential amino acids. Quinoa is high in lysine, an amino acid important for tissue growth and repair. It’s also a good source of manganese, magnesium, phosphorus and copper, and it has a high iron content. Trader Joes carries an organic version. See the article for more details.
Grab your soy/almond milk latte or tea! The Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center, the largest outdoor rink, will open to the public for nine fun-filled weeks beginning November 12 through January 4, 2009. More information is available here.
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