Charred Lemon Green Beans

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  • Servings: 2-4
  • Difficulty: super easy
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  • 2 pounds green beans, ends trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 fresh squeezed lemon juice, the other half thinly sliced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Rinse and dry green beans. You can leave the stems on or off!
  2. Toss with olive oil, minced garlic and lemon juice
  3. Add lemon slices, salt and pepper. Toss again.
  4. Put in BBW wok (or regular wok if you don’t have your grill going) and cook until desired doneness. We had them on the grill for about 10 minutes until we got some good char marks.
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Parsnip Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Icing (From A to Z Cooking)

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Parsnip Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Icing


  • 1 2/3 cup Whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teas cinnamon
  • 1 teas baking powder
  • 1 teas baking soda
  • 1/2 teas salt
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup canola oil or apple sauce
  • 2 cups grated parsnips (can use carrots too)
  • 1 cup apple grated
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
Frosting: 1 package cream cheese, 3tb butter, 1 1/2 cup powder sugar, lemon zest, 1 1/2 teas. lemon juice, and vanilla.   Cream all together.
  • Heat oven 350.  Grease 9-by-13 cake pan.
  • Whisk dry ingredients.
  • Combine eggs, oil, parsnips, and apples in a second bowl.  Stir the wet into the dry until barely combined. add nuts.
  • Bake for 25 – 30 min until middle is cooked.
  • Let cool and add the lemon frosting.  Then Eat