Honey Garlic Drumsticks (a simple summer crockpot meal)

honey garlic drumstick (a simple summer crockpot meal)

I’m over at The Nourishing Gourmet today sharing one of my favorite summer crockpot meals! Sweet, tangy, and a little bit of red-pepper-kick, these honey garlic drumsticks are the perfect meal for a hot summer night. I love the flavorful dark meat that chicken legs have to offer. Not only are they an incredibly frugal cut… 

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Misconceptions About Adoption and Adoptive Couples

Misconceptions about adoption and adoptive couples (part two)

If you’re just tuning in, be sure to check out part one first! Misconceptions about adoption and adoptive couples (part 1) 4) The horror stories are the norm We’ve all heard them. Your friend’s cousin’s adopted son burned the house down, or some other (most likely) exaggerated tale. It’s like clockwork. I’ll share our plans to… 

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Misconceptions About Adoption and Adoptive Couples

Misconceptions about adoption and adoptive couples (part one)

I’ve received such kind feedback from my most recent post: what a domestic adoption process is really like. Thank you so much to those who have unwaveringly supported us on this long journey. It has truly meant the world and it doesn’t go unnoticed. Taking the road less traveled can be a very lonely place… 

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Blueberry Lemon Clafoutis

Blueberry Lemon Clafoutis with Einkorn Flour (refined sugar free)

I’m over at The Nourishing Gourmet today sharing this delicious recipe for blueberry lemon clafoutis! Plump blueberries burst in your mouth as the creamy custard-like batter hints of fresh lemon zest and the subtle zing of ginger. This adapted version of the traditional French dessert is absolutely brimming over with summertime flavor! The classic version is… 

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What a Domestic Adoption Wait is Really Like

What a Domestic Adoption Wait is Really Like (and a plead to consider your role)

It has been a while since I’ve written about the adoption on here, but I feel like it’s time to share my heart a bit. Our long season of waiting is coming up on three years this August. We never dreamed it would take this long, and if you have been a part of our… 

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Quinoa salad with dill dressing

Two summer salad recipes and a blogging break

Hello? Anyone out there? These past three months I took an unintended and unplanned blogging break. It was refreshing in some unexpected ways as I allowed my heart and mind to think about the purpose of this space. I spent some time processing through the things I enjoy writing about, and if i’m honest, those topics… 

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Beet Kvass

Beet Kvass: A Cleansing, Medicinal Tonic

Today I’m over at The Nourishing Gourmet sharing my recipe for beet kvass. Here’s an excerpt: Some of the most beautiful stains on my cutting board are from beets. Tangy, earthy, salty, and a little bit of fizz perfectly describe this deeply nourishing, and richly medicinal, fermented beet kvass tonic. It’s an acquired taste, which I… 

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