October 2011

I went for the food but God had another plan...

Faith and Food Friday “Cease striving and know that I am God…” Psalm 46:10a It amazes me how many times in my life I’ve gone somewhere for what I thought was one reason and God had other ideas.  Now this would have probably happened a lot more if I would have just “ceased my striving” and loosened my grip on my own …

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Savory and Satisfying Crackers for Everyone!

One of my many pet names for my husband is, “cracker boy.”  Alex loves crackers!  I mean who can have a completely satisfying meal, loaded with nutrients and still want to eat a couple of crackers to just “round out a meal?”  My man.  So, I decided to come up with a cracker that would be better for him than just some …

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Finally...a protein/snack bar I can recommend!

Quick Tip Tuesday Get excited people because there really is a “protein bar” out there that is made with nothing but real-food, nutrient-dense ingredients.  It’s called, “theGoodOnYabar.” I give full credit to my dear friend Shane (S2) since she recommended this to me awhile back and I’ve just gotten around to trying it.  Thank you S2! I cannot tell you …

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Asparagus Soup in a Flash!

I know asparagus is no longer in season in Tennessee but, I was missing it and decided to make a lovely and quick little soup with it anyway.  So what makes it quick is that I use my homemade chicken broth, blanched and frozen asparagus (Trader Joe’s is great) and then my blender completes the deal.  Of course there is some …

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Immune-Boosting Bee Pollen

Quick Tip Tuesday! I always wondered about bee pollen when I would see it at the health food store and at farmer’s markets and so I decided to finally give it a try about eight months ago and haven’t stopped taking it yet.  First of all I noticed a bit of an increase in my energy (it contains a full compliment of …

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