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Zaru Soba (Chilled Buckwheat Noodles)

Zaru Soba chilled japanese buckwheat noodles

Soba, the Japanese term for buckwheat noodles, is gluten free and full of bio-compounds that the body needs, such as all eight essential amino acids, choline, thiamine and riboflavin (source). It also contains antioxidants which helps the body fight free radicals and prevent/delay some types of cell damage such as cancer. In conclusion, thumbs up for Soba for being good to your body.

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Salmon Avocado and Natto Seaweed Wrap

I first tried natto when I was interning at a boutique advertising agency in Vancouver. During that time, I lived with my cousin and his roomate on Burnaby Mountain, commuted to work in Yaletown and occasionally visited friends in Richmond. This trip was an eye-opener for me, both professionally and personally. Not only was it my first job in the design field, it was also my first time experiencing that you did not need a car to get places, cooking (yikes!) and eating avocados (I know!) among many other things. I came back a changed person, and somehow, Vancity had turned me into a foodie.

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