Camote Falafel with Curried Tahini Dressing… aka “Girl Food”

Camote (Philippine sweet potato) falafel with curried tahini dressing

Camote (Philippine sweet potato) falafel with curried tahini dressing

Girl food.  We all know what that is.

It’s what you eat when your husband or boyfriend is traveling and you are on your own for meals.  My version of girl food is all the things my husband would consider either too healthy, too light, or just too darn weird to ever call a “meal.”

Mark worked the night shift for the first 6 years of our overseas tour.  While there were some advantages to this, such as family dinners every night before he went to the office, the downside was 6 years of him having to (try to) sleep during the day. Shift work throws your hormone levels all out of whack, raises your cortisol, contributes to weight gain, and makes you feel permanently jet-lagged.  Not fun.  I said some mighty fervent…

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