Posts by Emily

Homemade Hummus

You guys… I did it. I soaked and cooked beans! A couple posts ago, I shared with you that I was going to try to use less canned beans after learning the importance of soaking beans. Turns out, beans (and legumes, grains, nuts, and seeds) have anti-nutrients which make it hard for our bodies to…

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Roasted Carrots – 2 Ways

Easter, sometimes synonymous with spring, is renewing. In our house, there’s spiritual renewal as we make time to focus on and celebrate the finished work of Christ on the cross. The finished part of His work is my favorite. He paid my debt and now I just love Him and enjoy relationship with Him. I…

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Roasted Sausage, Sweet Potato, and Swiss Chard

Man, it was windy today! My boys have been feeling a little cooped up and I have been distracted with the urge to spring clean. I thought it would be a good idea to get out of the house to break my cleaning focus and spend some intentional time playing with them. Of course they…

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Reuben Skillet

We celebrated St. Patrick’s Day last weekend. My mom is the youngest of ten kids from an Irish-Catholic family. My Grandma Flo (her mother) is one of my favorite people who ever walked the planet. She would often sing a line of Irish Eyes Are Smiling and her eyes would twinkle as she did. Since…

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Super Simple Kale Salad

Did you know kale has a publicist? I once heard a celebrity on the radio mention that they met someone who said she was kale’s P.R. lady. I thought that was so wild, I told everyone I talked to for the next two days. I mean firstly, kale is a vegetable – how do you…

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Basic Roasted Romanesco

I love the Food Network. Mostly not for the shows that teach you how to cook. Although, my firstborn likes to watch Pioneer Woman for the glimpses of ranch life and I like her, so we sometimes watch that. What I go to the Food Network for is competitive cooking. My favorites are Guy’s Grocery…

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Egg Roll In A Bowl

In our house we LOVE cabbage. If it was available in the Local Pumpkin store every week, I would order it every week. When we do get cabbage it’s hard to choose which of our favorite recipes we want to make. We usually make my second-born’s favorite because he asks for it most days and…

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Creamy Chicken Turmeric Soup

Maybe two healing soups in a row, especially as my first two blog posts, may seem a little redundant. But I’m going for it anyway because I’m told flu season is in full swing and not going anywhere anytime soon.  Y’all need some healing soup in your life. Also, I come from a long line…

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Hamburger Soup with Freezer Vegetables

Hey local pumpkin eaters, Recently, I found myself hunkered down in my house with sick kids and in need of a nourishing dinner to heal my family. In my fridge and pantry, I found very little. But thank God for freezers! Two (of the many) reasons why my little family of four gets the Local…

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