Make Friends with Amish Friendship Bread

The past couple weeks I’ve had a hankering for Amish friendship bread. Judging from requests coming in, so have you. Maybe it’s the short, frigid days of winter. A slab of warm, fragrant friendship bread with a cup of hot lemon tea…you get the idea. A fun project that’s meant to share. Read the recipe and see what I mean. First make a fermented “sour … Continue reading Make Friends with Amish Friendship Bread

Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries and Bananas plus 2 more

For Rebecca, who lost her recipe when she moved to Michigan. Perfect for these wintry days. Fruited gluten free baked oatmeal   Baked oatmeal is the newest trend for breakfast, or really any meal. Oatmeal is usually gluten free but if you’re concerned, check the label to make sure it’s manufactured in a gluten free environment. Sub your favorite fruit in here if you like. … Continue reading Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries and Bananas plus 2 more

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl: More than a Trend!

Regardless of what you eat, most likely it will be on one of the trends list for 2019. Some of the major trends have ancient Biblical roots. Here’s a wonderful recipe – a smoothie morphs into a smoothie bowl. Plant proteins are a healthful trend this year, as well. Can you tell which of the ingredients contain the plant proteins? One of seeds that contain … Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl: More than a Trend!

Giant Spiraled Cinnamon Roll

I could hardly wait to share this giant cinnamon roll recipe with you. The recipe intrigued me – instead of individual rolls you get a super sized spiraled cinnamon roll, pretty and easy to serve. Now don’t forget about the true meaning of Christmas and this holiday season – it’s about family and friends getting together. Remember, it’s not just about the food, but who … Continue reading Giant Spiraled Cinnamon Roll

All About Goetta

The weather report is calling for several inches of snow. A goetta making day! Granddaughters Eva, Emerson and Ellery are coming to spend the night, so when they wake up to this winter wonderland, they’ll start the day with a hearty breakfast of goetta and eggs. (Husband Frank will have to shovel a path to the chicken pen so the girls can fetch the eggs). … Continue reading All About Goetta

DIY: Homemade Yogurt a 2018 trend

One of the trends of 2018 is cheese made from homemade/housemade yogurt.  But did you know this popular, healthy food has its roots in Bible days? We talked about this today on the Sonrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio.  My Mom always had homemade yogurt in the refrigerator when we were growing up. And it’s easy to make. Here’s some Biblical history and also my recipe … Continue reading DIY: Homemade Yogurt a 2018 trend

Carob the star in this No Bake Granola

     Did you know carob, that trendy chocolate substitute, has been eaten for thousands of year Each Thursday morning I talk with Matt Swaim on Sacred Heart Radio about Bible foods & herbs. Today we talked about carob. Matthew 3:1 – Carob seeds are also known as locust beans and St. John’s bread.   According to tradition, St. John the Baptist existed on them in … Continue reading Carob the star in this No Bake Granola