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What do you want for breakfast, Bella?

The question: “Bella, what would you like to eat this morning?” The answer: “Um… probably macaroni and cheese. Would that be all right?” Yep. I’m totally cooking pasta and shredding cheese just for Bella at 7:30 in the morning. “No … Continue reading

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Cheesy Tomato Basil Fish & Rice

I have tomatoes in abundance right now. And if I don’t use them up soon, they’ll be too ripe for anything other than sauces. So this is another one of those “gotta use it up!” recipes. WARNING: I have changed … Continue reading

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Whole Foods and Your Health, Part 4: Food Coloring

I finally got around to posting part 4. I have somewhere around 5 more posts to go in this series; I’ll get them all up eventually! Today’s post is about artificial food coloring. I. Biblical Aspect II. Physical Perspective     … Continue reading

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Making Chinese Dumplings

The wife of my church’s missionary to China taught my mom, sister, aunt, and me how to make dumplings yesterday. She made Danny, Bella, and me dumplings after I had Declan. They are delicious! She very kindly offered to teach … Continue reading

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Seasoned Steak Fries

One of my favorite meals(notice I said one. I have many favorites.) is steak fries with cheese and salad. But it takes so long to cut the fries. And they’re never perfectly even, so they don’t all finish baking at … Continue reading

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Black Bean Quesadillas

Yesterday evening was an “oh-great-supper-needs-to-be-ready-soon-and-I-don’t-have-a-plan” night. I took a quick refrigerator, freezer, and pantry inventory. I had tomatoes from the garden that needed to be used, like, last week. I had a ton of tortillas from Friday’s crazy, “Hey! Why don’t … Continue reading

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Grinding Grain with a Vita Mix

My mother bought a new Vita Mix a little over two years ago. I was in love. It’s like a blender on steroids! When I started grinding my own grain, I would go to her house and use her Vita Mix. … Continue reading

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The raw milk Rawesome Foods raid

I am loving my fresh raw milk and I believe everyone should have the right to drink raw milk if they believe it’s healthier than the overly processed liquid sold in stores.

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Whole Foods and Your Health, Part 3: Preservatives

If you haven’t read part 1 (Biblical Aspect), part 2 (Physical Perspective: MSG), and “What Are Whole Foods?”, you should do so before reading this! I. Biblical Aspect II. Physical Perspective        A. Additives              1. MSG     … Continue reading

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Whole Foods and Your Health, Part 2: MSG

I’ve had an awful time breaking this down into small sections. I’ll keep posting every day or so until I’ve posted all of “Whole Foods and Your Health.” The Biblical perspective dealt with the spiritual reasons for healthy eating; the … Continue reading

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