A few years ago, I was invited over to my (now) in-laws’ house, and I remember having an ‘ah-ha’ moment in their kitchen while we were prepping dinner. My assigned task was slicing bell peppers, and I suddenly realized that it had been a very, very long time since I’d diced a vegetable. Bear with … More Stress Relief (the old-fashioned way)
Diet buzz words show up everywhere, even the church. Today I’m sharing a video where I talk about the intersection between food and faith in the Christian context. In the video, I reference my devotional bible study, Faith, Food, Freedom. Follow along with your own copy on page 18. If you don’t have one, download … More What Does Food Have to Do With Faith?
I had a different post scheduled this morning. But to continue regularly scheduled content on this anything-but-regular Monday morning seemed…wrong. We’re living in a globally unprecedented moment, and it doesn’t do justice to the gravity and solemnity of the situation to carry on as usual. So I won’t, for now. Last night, my husband and … More In light of recent events…
1. What are you giving up in exchange for restriction? (AKA starving yourself comes at an expense) For a long time, I didn’t eat breakfast, because I was afraid to. I had convinced myself that I was just as hungry at lunch time whether I ate breakfast or not. Whether that was true or not, … More 5 Thoughts
In many of the conversations I have about food, folks express to me their concern over the topic of eating desserts. They feel guilty, condemning themselves for having food cravings and even more so for eating the foods they are craving. But, eating dessert doesn’t make you a glutton. My best understanding of the word … More Diet Foods Feed Gluttony