I refer to, “eating my greens,” often on here. It occurred to me that I’ve never really dedicated a day to talking about what greens are, why I eat them, and why you should too. I thought it might be smart to generate a post we can link back to in the future. With that being said, grab some dental floss and let’s get munching!
I credit my longtime friend MLS Weech with coining the phrase, “Eating your greens.” I did an internet search and couldn’t find another origin to cite. So unless he comes up with something, we’ll say it started with him (congrats bud, your legacy grows!). Greens are simply non-fiction books. Desserts, on the other hand, are fiction books of the genre you enjoy. I believe in a balanced diet, but mine tends to be heavier in greens.
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