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My Story with Food

By | 2018-03-30T08:05:09+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Mary Lee Community, Table Conversation|Tags: , , , , , |

The funny thing about this post is, I technically should have written it last August. And then I should have written it by last October. And then I should have written it by the end of December. And then it was January 31, and I finally got the first draft of this post in. I only mention all this because everything in life converges, and I’m pretty sure my deep inability to act during seasons of chaos and stress (which [...]

Changing My Eating Habits and Carrot-Zucchini Breakfast Cookies

By | 2017-10-28T19:20:34+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Categories: Corn Free, Dairy Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Mary Lee Community, Peanut Free, Recipes, Shellfish Free, Soy Free|

I tried something new last fall. I actually started reading the ingredients on food labels. It wasn’t that I didn’t care to eat healthy before. Call it lazy ignorance? It just seemed like such a big task to pay so much attention to the ingredients in every single thing I bought. But then, after a few recommendations from friends and family, I started an eating program. You may have heard of the Whole 30. It required me to look at [...]

Green Soup With Ginger

By | 2016-11-15T17:51:00+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Categories: Mary Lee Community|Tags: |

The holiday season is almost here! October is usually the month when I start thinking about feasting and partying with friends and family. This is also the time when I begin to anticipate all the celebrations that I will host and attend in the following months. I can just imagine spending so much time in the kitchen preparing a hearty Thanksgiving spread, making my favorite Christmas pudding, roasting dad's signature suckling pig or mixing all those holiday cocktails. Yes! This is [...]

Spiced Salmon with Curry Dip

By | 2016-05-09T12:02:12+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Mary Lee Community, Paleo, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Michelle Lee is the author of The Young Skin Diet and Living Luxe Gluten Free cookbook. Make sure to check out all of her recipes!  My father-in-law worked in hospitality.  Perhaps because of that experience, or maybe because he was born with it, he had a gift for entertaining and hosted fantastic dinner parties.  He made it look effortless.  At last, he shared one of his secrets – this recipe – with me.  It was his standby for gatherings, and [...]

Cornish Game Hens with Garlic and Rosemary from The Kitchen Expert

By | 2016-05-02T17:05:21+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Dairy Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Mary Lee Community, Recipes, Soy Free|Tags: , , , |

this recipe was shared with Mary Lee Community by Kitchen Expert If you are only ever going to really master a single recipe, let it be this one! Much everyone on the planet goes crazy for a nice roasted chicken with garlic and rosemary, but you’re going to be able to elevate things even further by changing out those big fat roasters most grocery stores try and pedal and instead give everyone that you’re having over for dinner their own [...]

Best Broccoli Ever!

By | 2015-12-27T17:24:19+00:00 December 27th, 2015|Categories: Mary Lee Community|

Best Broccoli Ever!   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 35 mins   Author: Nick Serves: 6 Servings Ingredients 4 to 5 pounds broccoli 4 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced Good olive oil 1½ teaspoons kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted ⅓ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons julienned fresh basil leaves (about 12 [...]