Healthy Strawberry Banana Popsicles

The melody of the ice cream truck coming down our street always found us kids begging Mom for something cool on a hot summer day. The sweet treats found on the truck were not so nutritious, but fun all the same. Here’s an alternative that includes good-for-you ingredients. You will just have to hum your own tune as you open the freezer.

Strawberry and Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken

Strawberries bring back so many good memories of summer. Sunny days, bare feet, and running in the sprinkler seem to mesh together with the sweetness summer strawberries bring.

Beat the Heat with a Dump Dinner: Beef and Broccoli

Cooking in the crock pot for summer is a cool idea. Here is a simple Dump Dinner that will make those busy summer days just a little bit easier....

Chili with a New Twist

One day I was making an old standard chili and started adding different ingredients, and it turned out to be the best chili I had ever made! Fortunately, I took the time to write out the ingredients.

Our Family Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

I have been using this recipe since before my kids were born, and from the time they could reach the counter to make these cookies themselves, they have been using it too. We occasionally try new cookie recipes, but always end up coming back to this one. My kids asked me to post it for them to look up while they are away at college.

Debby’s Shish Kabobs

A contribution from a fabulous cook and a wonderful Christian woman! Thanks, Deb!

Oreo Cookie Cheesecake

CRUST 1 1/4 graham cracker crumbs 1/3 unsalted butter 1/4 firmly packed light brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon FILLING 2 pounds cream cheese, room temperature 1 1/4 cups sugar 2 Tablespoons flour 4 extra large eggs 2 extra large...

Grilled Pork Medallions with Apricot-Mushroom Sauce

Ingredients Sauce 2 Tablespoons bacon fat 1/4 cup onion 1/4 cup mushrooms 2 Tablespoons flour 1 cup milk 1/4 teaspoon Five Spice Powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 2 Tablespoons Hoisin sauce 2 Tablespoon Apricot Jam 1/4 teaspoon...

Chocolate Chip Banana Bran Muffins

This recipe is an all-time kid-favorite, made with plenty of whole wheat, healthy ingredients. Ingredients 1 large egg ¾ cup packaged light brown 1 cup mashed ripe bananas 1⁄3 cup yogurt 1⁄3 cup vegetable oil 1 tsp...

Easy Dessert! Healthy, simple faux chocolate ice cream

You're probably wondering how chocolate ice cream could be healthy.  When it's fresh fruit, blended and frozen, it is!  It's delicious and tastes just like ice cream!  Three ingredients....

Pastors

F-I-G-H-T the Spiritual Battle Part 4 “H”

To F-I-G-H-T the spiritual fight we need first and foremost Faith in Jesus Christ along with Intentional prayer and God’s living word. But we won’t...

F-I-G-H-T The Spiritual Battle— Part 3 “G”

So far we’ve learned to F-I-G-H-T the spiritual battle we need to first and foremost have Faith in Jesus Christ accompanied by Intentional prayer. Our...

F-I-G-H-T the Spiritual Battle Part 2 “I”

Yesterday we learned that to F-I-G-H-T the spiritual fight we must first and foremost have Faith in Jesus Christ.

You too can lead O-H-I-O

In order to execute the entire Script Ohio, the whole band must follow one person – the Drum Major. This leader is decked out in a stylish uniform and carries a huge baton. If he gets out of step, then the whole thing becomes a mess. To my knowledge, that has never happened. That is why they practice.

Are You Ready for Some Football?

Andy Dalton is a solid Christian player who holds his God, family, and team up in that order. His priorities are in check, and he is playing the game for the right reason. He definitely wants to win, but he also wants to be a positive example to everyone who watches. He has accepted his role as a public figure and demonstrates an honest and humble attitude.