Creamy White Bean Chili

The weather has turned on us here in my part of Southern California. The nighttime temperatures have dipped below freezing and in response, I have been making soup. Tonight, it was a White Chicken Chili. Oh man, was it delish. Hope you enjoy it, too. By the way, this will work very well in your crockpot

Hello, Fall! Tomato Basil Soup

Fall has arrived, and even the weather noticed and brought us a chill this morning. Cooler weather sparks thoughts of simmering soups and warm bread. Here’s one recipe that is delicious and quite easy to make. Pair it with a grilled cheese sandwich for a cozy lunch or lite supper.

Curried Lentils with Butternut Squash

Soup weather is upon us. This delicious lentil dish is just the thing. The curry seasoning is sure to warm you up on a cold day. It is one...

Enlightened Cheesy Mac with a Twist

I love food. I love to shop for it, prepare it, and eat it. My daughter who also likes food, calls us recreational cooks. We do it for relaxation as well as for creativity. The only downfall of enjoying this activity the way we do is unwanted weight gain.

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!

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Defeating Unwanted Habits and Developing Good Ones

Someone told me, “I will never make another new year’s resolution because I fail at keeping them.” A question that has been bothering me...
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Christ Fellowship Conference 2018, February 7-8

On February 7-8, 2018, Christ Fellowship Church based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida is hosting an exclusive conference to equip and empower pastors, ministers and church leaders to bring their churches to the next level in all areas of church life.

Hello, Tomorrow

I had the joy of seeing my brother Andy on the last day of 2017 and the first day of 2018. We have many things in common as brothers and friends, but there are really two things that make us stand out from most other brothers.

A Spark of Hope

It is not often that a number one seed beats a six seed in the National Football League (NFL) Playoffs, by a score of 15-10, and it is a considered an upset.  That is the position the Philadelphia Eagles found themselves in as they faced the Atlanta Falcons, last night in the Divisional Round of the playoffs.

The Rolling Tide Vs. Hungry Dogs

The University of Alabama Crimson Tide and University of Georgia Bulldogs are preparing for a battle of the SEC’s finest, in tonight’s NCAA College Football National Championship game. Tonight’s game is not only a renewal of a storied rivalry, but also the game is enhanced because it pits Bulldogs Coach Kirby Smart against his mentor and teacher Nick Saban.