It’s Getting Hotter + Blueberry Almond Salad

By | 2016-09-14T17:41:16+00:00 June 28th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Dairy Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Peanut Free, Recipes, Sauce + Dressing, Shellfish Free, Soy Free|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is getting so hot in Southern California. When I moved out here 3 ½ years ago I wasn’t ready for not having Central A/C in my home, but not a lot of homes or apartments in Southern California actually have Central A/C. This makes for a very frustrating and irritable cook! When I cook in the kitchen during the summer time, I have to think about what I can make that won’t make my house 100°F. This is very [...]

New in 2013 + Gluten Free Mac and Cheese

By | 2016-09-11T16:08:27+00:00 December 29th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Peanut Free, Recipes, Shellfish Free, Soy Free|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is picture of my tree and my homemade ornaments this year How have the holidays come and are almost gone?  I am totally experiencing the Holiday Blues this year! I have started and almost finished the entirety of the show "Parenthood"  and have become very attached the characters. Its really weird!  However,  now that the holiday weeks are winding down and I am getting back into some sort of routine, I wanted to share with all of [...]

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like + Pumpkin/Acorn Squash Soup

By | 2016-09-11T15:57:59+00:00 December 4th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Peanut Free, Recipes, Shellfish Free, Soy Free, Tree Nut Free|Tags: , , , , , , , |

My tree is decorated and my wreath is hanging on my front door, the only thing that is missing is that freshly baked smell of cookies coming from my oven.  This time of year is not just about sweets though,  it is also about yummy and delicious soups! I had extra time on Saturday afternoon, which I spent cooking up some different soups and a gluten and corn free mac and cheese!  I wanted to share with you! I used [...]

Thanksgiving + Peanut Butter Cookies

By | 2017-08-16T13:13:28+00:00 November 23rd, 2012|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Recipes, Shellfish Free, Soy Free, Tree Nut Free|Tags: , , , , , |

It has been a few weeks since I have written last.  So much has changed--I have a new website: www.maryleecatering.com (it is still in process, but check it out).  The Holiday Season is quickly upon us, and I can't seem to change my kitchen menu fast enough. It is hard to find differing recipes for Halloween, and then for  Thanksgiving, and of course for Christmas… On top of the change of menus there is also a change of season and weather--which [...]

Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

By | 2017-08-16T12:45:06+00:00 October 16th, 2012|Categories: Corn Free, Dairy Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Peanut Free, Recipes, Shellfish Free, Vegetarian|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Well, it’s a typical Monday night in Pasadena, CA. My husband works most nights, so I usually take this time to hang out with friends and try new recipes out on them.   Tonight, my friends Lyndsey and Angela wanted to cheer up our friend Beth. Angela was going to get her flowers, Lyndsey a card, and I was going to bake vegan cookies! I don't usually cook vegan food...so I had to look up new recipes and figure out how [...]