Some Like it Hot

Do you like hot cereal?  It is a comfort food to me. Probably because I used to wake up to the smell of hot cereal and buttered toast {my mom in the kitchen} when I was young. So now, I experiment with all kinds of combinations of grains.  Lately it’s been soaked oatmeal and brown […]

Salad Savvy

Does your family eat less fresh salad than you think you ought to because salads can be labor intensive and time-consuming to make?  Because I used to dread making a fresh salad for those reasons, I started making a “base” of greens that I could then use as a jump-start for different salad recipes.  The […]

Delicious, Delightful, Delovely~Chocolately Brownies

Ready for a new brownie recipe that doesn’t call for flour, refined sugar or artificial anything? Here you go! Black Bean Brownies 3 1/4 cups black beans, soaked overnight and cooked* 6 fresh, free-range eggs 2/3 cups cocoa 2 tsp. vanilla 2/3 cup melted butter 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp Real salt 3/4 cup […]

Scatter Sunshine

Hey, it’s February, that time for pink hearts, chocolate and maybe a mushy Valentine!  So I’ve decided that this would be a good time to write about relationships, starting with the central relationship for believing people everywhere; our relationship to God. I want to send out a challenge to you (and to myself), to make […]

Slow and Steady

Remember the tortoise running his famous race against the hare?  (Were you lucky like I was, to have parents who read Aesop’s Fables to you too?)  Well, the turtle wasn’t fast and flashy like the rabbit, but he was happily and contentedly dedicated to his goal of reaching the finish line. Life in a family […]