family, Food for the Soul, gluten-free, Health and Wellness, Recipes

Sabbath Day Baking

After a season of transition with work and homeschool, baking has become a luxury! Yesterday was the best Sabbath Day ever! I spent time with my family, got dirty in the kitchen with my kids, and I finally got to enjoy time baking! So, first on my list was mock wheat bread that is grain-free… Continue reading Sabbath Day Baking

gluten-free, Recipes

Easy Gluten-Free Flour Blend

My passion for baking helped me keep my JOY when our family transitioned to a gluten-free diet in 2013, shortly after our 5th blessing was born. Regardless of my healthy weight, “healthy” eating habits and exercise, I was still high risk for diabetes. We also faced other challenges including behaviors, lack of focus, and skin… Continue reading Easy Gluten-Free Flour Blend

Food for the Soul

My Transformed Life-Part I

When our sixth blessing was just one month old, I was hit hard with a burning desire to help people. I knew in the depths of my heart, I wanted to reach out and touch lives. But how? I knew my plate was already full and I hardly did much outside my home, church, and… Continue reading My Transformed Life-Part I

gluten-free, Recipes

HSM GF Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies

  When we lived in Michigan, we had a home-based charity bakery called "HeavenScent Manna" (HSM). It was my heart's desire to touch the lives of women who were hurting. I wanted them to feel special and loved even when they felt like no one cared. So my friend Christine and I baked three different… Continue reading HSM GF Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies

gluten-free, Recipes

Nana’s Turkey, Peas and Rice

When my mom came to visit us last summer, she made us a dish she called "Turkey, Peas, and Rice." Everyone raved about it and wanted her to make it again and again before she went back to Miami. She didn't use a recipe (she never really uses recipes). She just puts a little of… Continue reading Nana’s Turkey, Peas and Rice