Black Bean Salad Wraps

Black Bean Salad Wraps Quick, easy, healthy, delicious! These are great for packed lunches! Better yet, I can feed our family of six on less than $5 (per entire meal, not per person) by cooking the dried beans instead of using canned. 3 cups black beans, cooked (or 2 15 oz cans, rinsed and drained)2... Continue Reading →

Soft Pretzels

Soft Pretzels A wonderful soft pretzel recipe that's fun to make with family and friends. A cheese sauce and honey mustard dip recipe to serve alongside. These are a little labor-intensive, but that's part of the fun of working together. Pretzels3 cups warm water2 TBSP yeast2/3 cup brown sugar10 cups flour3 cups boiling water for... Continue Reading →

Blackberry or Raspberry Lemon Cheesecake

Blackberry or Raspberry Lemon Cheesecake This melt-in-your-mouth dessert will wow your family and friends. Velvety lemony cheesecake with berry puree swirled through on a gingersnap crust. A little bit of work to make it, but absolutely worth the effort! From A+ Recipes from Hickory Hollow Christian School, submitted by Laura Showalter. 9-inch springform pan 1... Continue Reading →

Ginger Turmeric Immunity Shots

These are a bit messy to make and the turmeric turns your juicer and your hands orange. If you are not interested in making these on your own, a pre-made version of them can be bought in most supermarkets. They can be found locally-made at The Village Juice and Kitchen in Harrisonburg, a place you... Continue Reading →

Evangelical Bohemian; a story of becoming

ETA: An even more appropriate moniker is "Anabaptist Bohemian." I carried the bolt of brightly colored fabric to the counter, trembling with hope and excitement that I might “get by” this time. I chose my dress material with trepidation growing up, because I was seldom permitted the patterns and prints I truly wanted. “Too gaudy,”... Continue Reading →

Hungarian Apricot Kolaches and Nut Rolls

Hungarian Apricot Kolaches and Nut Rolls These adorable little cookies are as tasty as they are beautiful. My Hungarian grandmother made these using ice cream for the dough, but sometimes I use the cream cheese version. I share both dough variations and filling for the kolaches and nut rolls below. Enjoy! Ice Cream Dough2 cups... Continue Reading →

8-Layer Greek Dip

8-Layer Greek Dip This healthy dip can be an appetizer or a side dish and appeals to foodies and health conscious eaters alike. Simple. Healthy. Beautiful presentation. Absolutely delicious! For vegan, omit the Feta or use non-dairy version. Tailor ingredient amounts to your preferences. This recipe can be easily halved. 2 containers Red Pepper Hummus1... Continue Reading →

Mom’s Creamy Grape Salad

Mom's Creamy Grape Salad This creamy grape salad is refreshing during the summer and a lighter alternative to traditional desserts of the holiday season. Using red and green grapes makes it a nice Christmas dish, and kids and adults LOVE it! Naturally gluten free. 2 lbs red grapes, seedless2 lbs green grapes, seedless1 8 oz... Continue Reading →

Easy Chocolate Pie

Chocolate Pie The alternative name for this pie should be, The Pie Everyone Will Want to Recipe For. Dense, cholately, not too sweet but totally dessert, and even healthy-ish. The filling is more sturdy than a pudding or mousse pie and holds up well at a potluck table. Even those who resist "healthy" will fall... Continue Reading →

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