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Healthy Living

Taking care of our bodies and our health (and those of our family members) is extremely important for leading a life that has enough energy to care for our families and serve the Lord! Head below to find healthy recipes, how to ideas for using essential oils, how to stock a natural medicine cabinet and more.

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Our Trim Healthy Mama Plan for November

I have been a fan of Trim Healthy Mama for several years now. I first got the book and read through this plan back when my first set of twins were born. I loved it and at the time, Trim Healthy Mama was my #1 resource I recommended to women who wanted to learn more… Read More

Slow Cooker Quinoa Vegetable Chili

By Ashley Roe, Contributing Writer I relish the cool crisp days of fall especially after a hot summer and before the air turns bitterly cold in winter. This time of year I love to make comfort foods that warm my throat and my soul. But as much as I do enjoy cooking, I don’t always… Read More

What does Living Natural have to do with being a Christian?

When “going green” and organic products first started becoming popular, I thought it was a wordly-hippie-waste of time. I thought, and still do think, that God is sovereign over this life and this world. The book of Revelation in Scripture clearly teaches that God will end the world on his time line (Matthew 24:36, 2 Peter 3:10,… Read More

Five Simple Summer Salads with Grilled Chicken

By Ashley Roe, Contributing Writer Summer means longer days and fun in the sun. So slaving over a hot stove to cook dinner when it’s already warm outside doesn’t sound too appealing. There are a number of ways to have easy meals that don’t require a hot stove like using a crock-pot, grilling or meals… Read More

HF #004: Taking Baby Steps to Healthier Living for God’s Glory

Welcome back to the fourth episode of my brand new podcast: The Homemaking Foundations Podcast –Where we give you the tools, inspiration, and encouragement you need to craft a Gospel-Centered Home. In case you missed it, you can listen in to last weeks episode here: Episode #003: Setting the Atmosphere in Your Home for God’s Glory. The… Read More

Balancing a Homemade Lifestyle

By Anna Christensen, Contributing Writer Recently we read Laura Ingall Wilder’s “Farmer Boy” aloud as a family. No matter how productive of a day I’d had, it seemed lazy in comparison. The Wilders made 90% of their food, clothing, and shelter from scratch. They regularly worked from before dawn till past dusk, with only a handful of… Read More

3 Family Favorite Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

By Victoria Osborn, Contributing Writer One of the best things about summer is the abundance of fresh, delicious produce available in the grocery store or farmer’s market. It’s bright, colorful, flavorful and packed with nutrition. I love to stock up and pack most of my summer meals with fresh fruit and vegetables to make “lighter” meals… Read More

A Grace Filled Approach to a Healthier Lifestyle

By Ashley Roe, Contributing Writer When I got married about five years ago, my idea of healthy living consisted of eating anything low fat or junk masquerading as so called health food. I knew it was a good idea to exercise but rarely did it and I thought those diet sodas in my fridge were actually… Read More

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