Vegetarian Vietnamese Cau Lau

Vegetarian Vietnamese Cau Lau

I went to Vietnam for the first time this week for a few days with my best girl friends. I hadn’t had a girl’s trip for over 5 years. There is always an excuse; leaving kids during school is hard and leaving teenagers during a weekend is even harder. We can hardly manage getting together … Continue reading

Seared Scallops with Pea Puree

Seared Scallops with Pea Puree

Kindness matters to me, but as I have seen lately, it does not matter to everyone around me. When I see people not being treated with kindness, it gets me right in the heart, especially when a family member is the recipient. Since we are in the middle of Lent, many Christians around the world … Continue reading

Toasted Almond and Coconut Quinoa Porridge

Toasted Almond and Coconut Quinoa Porridge

Yay, it’s Thursday:)  My Thursday ladies have started a new book called, Like Dew Your Youth, by Eugene Peterson http://www.amazon.com/Like-Dew-Your-Youth-Teenager/dp/0802801161 This book is about how adolescence is a gift from God.  After I chuckled through the introduction it was time to get more serious.  Adolescence is a gift and that is how parents should approach this ever … Continue reading

Curried Chicken Salad

Curried Chicken Salad

My Thursday group finished our book, Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World, http://www.amazon.com/Having-Mary-Heart-Martha-World/dp/1578562589  The book has been wonderful for all of us to recognize both roles of Mary and Martha in the bible, how Jesus spoke to them, and how they changed.  The bottom line is we can be a little Mary and a … Continue reading