Posted in February 2012

A Word About Our Wedding

How common is it for a girl to idealize and fantasize about her future wedding? My impression, at least in my circle of friends and our age demographic, is that it is very common. I used to view my wedding as a day where I would look perfect and feel perfect. All the things I … Continue reading

31 Days of Praying for Your Husband

Or in my case, fiance. (Skipping day 12 for now!) Or you could make your own for your Dad. Good male leaders are rare in our culture. I am going to marry one, and I want to protect and cultivate his Godliness and┬ánever┬átake him for granted. I’m starting this prayer plan today. Who wants to … Continue reading

No Sugar, No Artificial Sugar, Gluten Free Cookie Dough

Can this be real? On December 23, 2011, I gave up sweets and desserts. Such desperate times lead to amazing recipes like this. I find no difference in taste. This changes everything. No Sugar, No Artificial Sugar, Gluten Free Cookie Dough Makes about 4 cups 1 and a 1/2 cups chickpeas, drained A dash of … Continue reading

Feta & Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Feta & Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts Makes 3 breasts 3 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 6 strips of bacon Feta cheese crumbles 8 tablespoons olive oil 1 lemon 4 garlic cloves, diced 2 tablespoons oregano Salt and pepper Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Fry bacon and degrease with a paper towel. In a small bowl, combine … Continue reading

Brown Sugar & Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

Brown Sugar & Bacon Wrapped Green Beans Makes about 6 bundles 1 pound fresh green beans 6 strips of bacon 3 tablespoons butter 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup brown sugar Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Boil green beans in a large pot until slightly tender. Meanwhile, fry bacon until it is about 3/4 cooked, … Continue reading