Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

I’ve been cooped up at home with mono for the past three days,  so with all that free time, I’ve cooked up quite a few recipes I’m excited to share (avocado brownies being my favorite)!!! But today I’m sharing homemade hummus!  I love hummus with pita chips or celery sticks and carrots.  It’s a great healthy … Read more

Edible Nashville Farm Dinner

On October 21st I was privileged to participate in Edible Nashville‘s second Farm Dinner.  It was a gorgeous, picture perfect day to appreciate the untainted countryside at Katharos Farm in Columbia Tennesee. I was invited to help with this fantastic feast because I had emailed the editor, Jill Melton, about possible opportunities with the magazine.  She … Read more

Martin Luther, The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed The World by Eric Metaxas — Including a Signed Copy Giveaway!

NOVEMBER 15, 2017 UPDATE:  TODAY Melissa Macduff won the drawing for the signed copy! (Drawn through Random.org) The best part — she is gifting this signed copy to her Pastor, who she says “is a big fan of Eric Metaxas!”  This is especially sweet for me knowing that this signed copy that I bought and had … Read more

Candy Corn Popcorn Cake

  It’s that time of year when all things turn orange, and I am not just saying that because I live in the very orange state of Tennessee! Recently we had some little-people visitors and I wanted to give them a treat before they left for home.  I was thinking of something not-too-sugary but still fun to … Read more

Southern Living’s Skillet Caramel Apple Pie

Every once in a while I get out of the kitchen and make way for my Sous-chef dishwashing mom to create something wonderful! That is exactly what happened recently after she was leafing through the fall Southern Living magazine and came upon this recipe. The minute she saw it she knew it was meant for … Read more

Parmesan Baked Tomatoes

The frost is almost upon us!  That means it’s time to harvest the herbs! I work at The Celtic Cup Coffee House in the small town of Tullahoma, Tennessee.  I don’t have my own herb garden, but The Celtic Cup does.  I love getting to use the fresh herbs when I bake quiches, casseroles, and … Read more

Autumn’s Best Cooked Apples

When Abby shared some of her favorite things of fall, I knew it was time for me to put a pot of apples on the stove.  Apples are plentiful this time of year in the United States.  Not only are they available at farmers markets but even the grocery stores are selling from new crops. … Read more

Sausage and Cheese Biscuit Cups

Last week I was blessed and privileged to spend a few “retreat” days with ten incredible women of God.  These women have all been called by God to serve in the ministry of Community Bible Study and it was so evident to me that they each walk closely with God.  Wow, did we have an awesome experience! … Read more

Vegan Dark Chocolate

This is my initiation post, so I thought it would be fitting to share a couple of things about myself.  First of all, I really like eating healthy.  I love working out and running and eating well because it makes me feel good.  Second, I REALLY love chocolate.  Especially DARK chocolate.  Almost anything with chocolate … Read more