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Surf ‘n turf

Meatless Wednesdays

The early bird catches the worm — or in this case, the freshest fish you can find. Secretly, one of my favorite childhood memories is getting up at 2:30 a.m. to go to the Saturday morning San Pedro fish market with my parents. I absolutely despised the pungent fishy odor
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Lub dub

Meatless Wednesdays

I’m at risk. I inherited this. I sure as heck didn’t ask for it. But then again, I don’t think anyone did — no one ever does. My dad didn’t. My mom didn’t. My uncle didn’t. My brother didn’t. My grandmother didn’t. It’s in your control to a certain extent,
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What kind of greens are you?

With Tender Greens opening up in Downtown Berkeley and Sweetgreen around the corner, the salad fiends of Berkeley are going to be torn. We’re expecting the biggest split since the Twilight fandom — we’re talking “Team Edward,” “Team Jacob” status. If you want to know which greens team to join, take the
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brunch food

Dining on a dime

During winter break, many of us stuffed our faces with delicacies priced far beyond the allowances of our bank accounts. Now that we’re back, though, the only thing to your name is the $20 you found in a pair of pants while doing laundry (score!). Yet, friends are asking left and right to
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The botanical garden: a taste test

College students jump at the chance of any free meal, but sadly they are few and far between. Usually, we won’t get a free meal unless we go to an info session, a tailgate or head back home. But what if there have been free meals here all along? Yes, perhaps
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seared ahi tuna

Seared ahi tuna

Looking to cut down on your meat consumption? Try this delicious seafood dish: seared ahi tuna. Packed full of protein, this delicious fish will keep you energized and give you the boost you need to get through even the busiest of days. Put it in sandwiches, use it to top
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Spanakopita: spinach and feta triangles

In need of a snack to serve your friends when they come over? Well, impress your fellow Bears with Spanakopita, Greek spinach and feta phyllo triangles. They are light and crunchy on the outside and mouthwateringly savory on the inside. You can even freeze the extras, unbaked and have a meal for later. So grab some friends, set up an assembly line and make this tasty treat.
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pasta

Tomato pesto zoodles

Want to make vegetables fun again? Well, luckily you can by investing about $10 in a spiralizer. Spiralizers can curl just about any vegetable, including zucchini, carrots and sweet potatoes, into a noodle shape. The recipe options are limitless, but for now, try this delicious recipe for tomato-pesto zoodles. These zucchini noodles,
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