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It's not easy being green.

Following a victory or two in my kitchen, I tend to err on the side of experimental and go a little rogue, convinced that, finally, They recognize that healthy equates with delicious and fresh with goodness. I can't say that these culinary adventures are appreciated by certain factions of my family who are swines before my pearls.

"I don't like your salads. They're grassy."

That would be fresh herbs.

"Lentils make me gag. Like, they set off my gag reflex."

That goes for potatoes, rice and pasta.

"Everyone just thinks I enjoy vegetables because I hurry through them first so I can enjoy the rest of my meal."

And, there goes my last high maintenance hope.

I long to be one of those clean eating people and have my offspring and extended family alike stand hand in hand with me saying yes to all that nature has to offer as we abandon the modern world's vices for good old fashioned walking, cycling and swimming to the succulent fruits and organic vegetables that abound and we are the roots in a garden of Eden and waters truly quench our thirsts and we are young and strong and vibrant and mankind can come full circle.

Then, the latest Muddy's Bakery post shows up in Facebook feed and...what was I saying? Ooh, did someone bring wine?




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