Baked Falafels with Tahini Sauce

Jan, 11 2017 by Joy McCarthy

One of the many reasons I love instagram is all the food photos and recipe ideas. Admittedly, I'm not the greatest at following a recipe to a "T" because I like to be creative in the kitchen. But I do love looking at food photos for inspiration.  This is what happened with these baked falafels -- I was inspired by  @Organicfoodforkids on instagram. She posted this recipe and she has instant cred with me because she always has such healthy and tasty ideas! These days with Vienna eating solids I'm always looking for ideas that work for Walker and I, plus Vienna.... Read more

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