Category Archive: Healthy Eating and Recipes

Jul 06 2013

What do you Crave? (Becoming F.I.T. by Faith Series)

Dear Jesus, I have finally found the courage to admit I’ve craved food more than You.  I have wept over giving up food while hardly giving a thought to You giving Your life for my freedom.  I’ve been bound up by feelings of helplessness. I’ve been angry that I have to deal with this weight …

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Jun 15 2013

Becoming F.I.T. by Faith – Reality and Hope

I am honored by the response to last week’s post where I shared a little bit more about me personally and the details of some of my struggles that I face each day in my body. That was hard for me to do. Although this may seem silly to admit, I find it strange to talk about …

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Jan 29 2013

Real Life as a Recently Widowed Homeschooling Mama (and a yummy granola recipe!)

This was taken four weeks AFTER I spent two days with him completely organizing it with him before we all got sick for a month!  A month ago it was a totally different story!  Believe me!

When I was preparing to write this article, I googled images using the keywords hectic homeschool morning…what I saw appear before me on my laptop made me chuckle out loud! I would share the pictures with you but I would be breaking copyright laws so here’s my description… A woman calmly enjoying a steaming mug …

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Dec 16 2011

A Healthier Twist on Oatmeal Cookies and Blessing others during Christmastime

This weekend, I thought I would share some of my Christmas recipes and frugal gifts that I posted on my former blog, “Seeds of Encouragement Sewn with Grace” last year.  I hope you enjoy my look back at Christmas 2010…these cookies are still our family’s favorite!   Our son Michael getting ready to bake! Here’s …

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Nov 20 2011

Delicious Diabetic-friendly Devil’s Food Holiday Cupcakes!

Our daughter, Annie’s 16th birthday cupcakes!  Why not offer one low sugar/Diabetic friendly dessert to your Thanksgiving guests this year? A sweet friend of mine, Trudie, asked me if there was an easy way to make a cake for the holidays that is Diabetic friendly.  What a great question with Thanksgiving just a few days …

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Nov 07 2011

We are not that Family…Learning to live in Grace NOT Guilt

“Her children arise and call her blessed;     her husband also, and he praises her:  29 “Many women do noble things,     but you surpass them all.”   Proverbs 31:28-29 (NIV 1984) Like all of you…I want to be a blessing to my husband.  I want to be the kind of help-meet that the Lord calls me to …

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Oct 18 2011

Fifteen Bean Chili…Seriously?

Fifteen Bean Chili

  ***The formatting is giving me fits so please forgive the spacing issues.  We are trying to fix it.*** When my husband first suggested using a bag of fifteen bean soup mix (just the beans not the seasoning packet) to make my chili…I have to admit I was skeptical.  Don’t get me wrong!  I absolutely LOVE …

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