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Oven Roasted Veggies If you aren't in the habit of making oven roasted veggies, you are in for a treat. It is pretty much the only way I will eat two heads of broccoli and look for more. Literally! This is a pretty basic recipe - but here are some guidelines....read more
I wish I could adequately express the perfection and wonderfulness of this chocolate cake recipe. I can't take much credit. We found it in an old Taste of Home 20 years ago - and I have no idea how to track down the person who wrote it. It is amazing and has never...read more
I wasn't able to eat legumes for a long time. Now that I can, I am so grateful! And I am so enjoying them. This is one of my very favorite ways to eat them. I often soak and cook large batches of chick peas in my instant pot, then freeze them. Then I just pull out...read more
This Mac and Cheeze is a favorite of mine! It pairs well with a salad and a side of grilled or roasted meat, or dill marinated chick peas. Cooking macaroni in an Instant Pot requires some intentional layering - but its so easy! Layer one: A layer of veggies on the...read more
These have an absolutely normal crumb for a gluten free, vegan, AIP or Paleo cake! So exciting! This is my go-to birthday cake, company cake, or company breakfast. There are a lot of Sub Options with this cake: Sugar. You can use less granulated sweetener than it...read more
Plantain Wraps This is my very most popular recipe from my previous blog: Simple and Merry. And it is truly a simple and merry recipe. Gluten free. Grain free. Dairy free. Egg free. Paleo. Vegan. Pliable, flexible, yum. Possibly my greatest recipe. This recipe...read more
Yesterday, in church, our pastor was preaching on Generosity. He mentioned how growth leads to more generosity, and inserted a small quote from Norman Shawchuck, "Don't push growth, remove barriers." My ears perked up. Don't push growth, remove barriers. The first...read more
Anything can be accomplished by sheer willpower and muscles. But willpower can only go so far. It exhausts us. Freedom is what brings ease and flow. Freedom in food - looks different to different people. It also looks different at different stages of our lives. In...read more
Uncertainty is a fascinating and complicated topic. According to Tony Robbins - it is one of the main human needs. It WILL get fulfilled, whether we are conscious of it or not. (Learning this pretty much blew my mind and changed everything for me.) Certainty is...read more
One year I read and summarized each verse of the entire Old Testament. While it was a bit tedious at times, and sometimes honestly confusing/bothersome (I have no formal Biblical education), there were some great lessons! My biggest takeaway was how often the Lord...read more
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