The Pruning Shears I see the small pruners in the picture above and think, “Now, they couldn’t hurt all that much, could they?” In the initial season of my pruning, God, the Master Gardener, came at me with the 18″ handle loppers – you know, the ones with the hooked blade for cutting the big… [Read More]
Tasty Tuesday: The Journey – Food for Life and Health
We’ve all heard the saying, “You are what you eat!” I’m not sure about the truth in that because, if true, I’d be a leaf of lettuce with legs! My good friend and I jokingly say, “We hope the good Lord doesn’t put us in charge of the lettuce patch in heaven because we’ve eaten… [Read More]
Tasty Tuesday: Yet More Food for Life and Health
We have two more weeks on our journey to a meatless August and food for life and health! Hubs and I have been eating meat-free since July 11th and it is going quite well. I know I feel really good and I zipped up a pair of shorts for the first time this summer! That’s… [Read More]
Tasty Tuesday: Even More Food for Life and Health
This week of our no-meat journey into food for life and health we feature SIDES. When eating like this, a good side dish can be your main entree. Serve with a salad and bread stick and you have a meal! I want to continue with some back story of our church’s cookbook. The front pages… [Read More]
Tasty Tuesday: More Food for Life and Health
Back in May of 2004, our pastor Ron Drake attended a Total Health Conference in Nashville TN. Pastor Ron was not enjoying good health – he had lots of issues and he knew the Lord was drawing him to attend this conference and to learn what the Bible had to say about eating and health. He’s never… [Read More]
Tasty Tuesday: More Quinoa!
Quinoa, Quinoa – how I love thee Let me count the ways… Salads, soups, cassoullettes… On any given day! You don’t even have to “like” Quinoa because the best way to use it is disguised as something else! If you want to pack nine good-for-you, healthy amino acids into the people you are feeding? Just… [Read More]
Tasty Tuesday: July is all about QUINOA!
Quinoa, pronounced keen-wah, has great potential in the kitchen and in our day-to-day nutritional intake. I love it and use it a lot. It is good hot or cold and the secret is to add lots of great flavor to it with other ingredients. It is a protein champion. Tasty Tuesday is going to feature… [Read More]
tasty tuesday: healthy oatmeal cookies
Summertime is upon us. Time to keep the cookie jar full and the lemonade ice-cold and at the ready! These cookies are a good healthy alternative to packaged crapola cookies (my mom always used that word, crap-o-la!). Healthy Oatmeal Cookies Ingredients: 1 & 3/4 sticks of butter 3/4 tsp Stevia (2 packets or taste-test the… [Read More]