Welcome Megan Grann + Butternut Squash/Lentil Curry

By | 2016-03-20T14:40:57+00:00 January 13th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Mary Lee Community, Peanut Free, Recipes, Soy Free, Vegetarian|Tags: |

Hello Mary Lee Kitchen Family! My name is Megan Grann, and I am very happy to be a newcomer to this community. As this is my first time blogging, I think a little background information is in order. I met Elizabeth while we attended Texas Tech University as undergraduates, drinking way too much coffee and completely naive to the world of food allergies. Since then, Elizabeth has begun her work toward inclusive eating, and I've moved to New York City. [...]

I am grateful for my husband + Butternut Squash/Mushroom Risotto

By | 2016-05-17T10:01:21+00:00 November 20th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Mary Lee Community, Recipes|Tags: , |

It pains me to reflect and realize that instead of thanking my husband, I yell at him, give him stern looks or feel disappointed with a lot of the things he does. The most frustrating part is that I forget about his good qualities when I'm yelling at him for his annoyances. But he is funny, light-hearted, honest—almost to a fault—hospitable, and he would do anything for me.Victor swept me off my feet when he made me french toast from [...]

Food On Level Ground

By | 2016-05-17T10:02:45+00:00 November 7th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Dairy Free, Fish Free, Food Education, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Recipes|Tags: , , |

*disclaimer: This piece is an opinion piece and has a different of a format than most of our pieces. There is a recipe below. This butternut squash recipe can be found after the article. I spent the afternoon talking with the Executive Director of Level Ground, Samantha Curley, a non-profit in Los Angeles that “creates safe space for dialogue about faith, gender, and sexuality through the arts.” We talked about how her non-profit was once again in the [...]

Rainy Days NEVER Bring Me Down

By | 2018-03-30T08:33:54+00:00 October 28th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Gluten Free, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

Karen Carpenters' song, Rainy Days and Mondays, could totally apply to my day today. It is cold, cloudy, looks like it might rain, AND it is a Monday! Days like today are rare in Southern California, even if they might be normal for you (wherever you live), so I encourage you to take time on days like this and cook a BIG pot of soup, chili or some other scrumptious dinner. Last weekend, I cooked a big pot of Butternut [...]