Spring + Green Bean Salad

By | 2018-05-10T17:27:48+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Categories: Corn Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Peanut Free, Recipes, Shellfish Free, Soy Free|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I am not sure why, but spring makes me want to eat more brunch. I mean, I love brunch year-round...but when the spring veggies come into their own, their more delicate structure (as opposed to the heartier fall and winter veg) makes me want to eat breakfast foods and light dishes all the more. All winter long I crave heavier food, but as soon as the sun comes out and the temperature warms up, I shed heavy foods like layers. [...]

Eating your Greens + Megan’s Spin on Green Beans

By | 2016-04-24T10:38:39+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Categories: Mary Lee Community|Tags: , , , , |

Green is my favorite color. I am pretty sure it always has been. And even though I had the perfunctory “I hate cooked spinach” phase as a young one, I usually like most green foods, as well. As I have previously discussed on this blog, Brussels sprouts and asparagus are staples on my weekly rotation of vegetables. I also love fresh spinach salads. Spinach is quite the versatile green, meaning I can have salad multiple times throughout the week, but [...]

Sister Love + Thanksgiving Green Beans

By | 2016-05-17T10:02:25+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Peanut Free, Recipes|Tags: , |

Thanksgiving was always the big holiday in my family. We’d go to my maternal grandparents for a few days and eat until our pants were so tight they were going to bust. My grandmother, the controller of the kitchen, began making the food two weeks prior to our meal. Partly because she had a certain way of cooking things, and partly because our family was so large that she needed that much time to prepare.It was only after I was [...]