Quick and Simple Banana Bread

Are you looking for some quick, easy, and inexpensive gift ideas for your neighbors, Sunday School teachers, or guests during the holidays? Earlier in the week I shared Homemade Hot Chocolate gifts and today, banana bread. Both recipes are two, never-fail suggestions that will leave the recipients of the gifts delighted that you thought of them! This is a quick and simple banana bread recipe I found last year on “AllRecipes.com.” I have modified this recipe, by adding strawberries, flax {Read More}

About Emily Beth Davidson

Emily Davidson is a country girl from Mississippi in the big city of Fort Worth, Texas and loving life! Married in August 2014 to the man God hand-picked for her, she spends her days working in a corporate office, trying out new Paleo recipes, decorating and rearranging her 650 square foot apartment, Instagramming and completing her seminary degree at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She and her Texan-husband spend Friday nights watching Redbox movies and Saturday’s antiquing. Follow her on Instagram @mrs.emilydavidson.

Better for You Banana Bread

When my husband and I decided to give our diet a complete overhaul, I had to start being creative with finding recipes that were not only healthy, but tasted good. I never liked banana bread, but this recipe definitely proved me wrong. It’s gluten free as well as refined sugar free. My favorite way to enjoy it is warm and topped off with homemade almond butter.  Enjoy it for breakfast or as a dessert. Whenever you have extra bananas going {Read More}

About Caroline Harries

Caroline Harries works for the corporate world during the day, but during her nights and weekends enjoys spending time with her husband of two years, hanging out with friends, being outdoors, traveling the world and blogging over at http://www.in-due-time.com.

Plum cake

When my husband and I were missionaries in Hungary we simply adored eating Hungarian plum tart.  I found this recipe last year which uses American ingredients.  I tweaked it a bit to make it healthier, reducing the sugar and using whole wheat flour. I was happy to be able to share this old favorite with my kids, and they love it, too!  It’s sweet enough for a dessert, but with my healthier version, I feel perfectly justified serving it for {Read More}

About Molly Evert

Writer Molly Evert is a wife and homeschooling mom to 6 kids, who range in age from 2 to 18. She runs an educational website, My Audio School (http://www.myaudioschool.com), providing access to the best in children's audio literature. She also blogs at CounterCultural Mom (http://www.counterculturalmom.com) and CounterCultural School (http://www.counterculturalschool.com).

Extra Special Dessert: He is Risen Rolls

He is Risen Rolls is hands-down one of the most viewed recipes on MMCW’s site. Probably because they are yummy. Definitely because these rolls are a great way to teach the Easter story through food to children of all ages. Why not set aside time this week to create an extra-special dessert as a family together? Laugh together, make a mess, and allow the truth of Easter to go deep into hearts and minds. Even if your little ones are {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Cinnamon Chocolate Scones with Mock Clotted Cream

When the clock says it is almost dinner time and I haven’t even formulated a plan about what we should eat yet, I turn to something quick, tried, true, and simple.  Although it may sound grand, our British Tea Party menu is a family favorite that I can pull together in about 30 minutes, working quickly.  I preheat the oven to 400 F, set a pan of eggs on the stove to hard boil, get the tea things ready, and {Read More}

About Molly Evert

Writer Molly Evert is a wife and homeschooling mom to 6 kids, who range in age from 2 to 18. She runs an educational website, My Audio School (http://www.myaudioschool.com), providing access to the best in children's audio literature. She also blogs at CounterCultural Mom (http://www.counterculturalmom.com) and CounterCultural School (http://www.counterculturalschool.com).

German Apple Strudel

This recipe makes about 2 strudels. I usually make this for a crowd, quadruple the recipe (4x) and get about 7 or 8 strudels out of it. Ingredients: Strudel pastry: I prefer to purchase Phyllo Dough (sometimes spelled Fillo) from the frozen fruit section of my grocery store. It makes a wonderful flaky pastry, it’s perfect for apple strudel, and it is fast and easy. Filling: 2 pounds ripe apples, 1/2 stick butter, 1/2 cup raisins (optional), 1 cup sugar, {Read More}

About Molly Evert

Writer Molly Evert is a wife and homeschooling mom to 6 kids, who range in age from 2 to 18. She runs an educational website, My Audio School (http://www.myaudioschool.com), providing access to the best in children's audio literature. She also blogs at CounterCultural Mom (http://www.counterculturalmom.com) and CounterCultural School (http://www.counterculturalschool.com).

Apple Bread for a Fall Day

3 eggs, beaten 1 and 1/4 cup honey 1 cup coconut oil 1 T. vanilla 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 t. baking soda 1 t. cinnamon 1 and 1/2 cups dried apple slices (lightly sprinkled with cinnamon or plain slices) 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts To rehydrate the apples, place slices in a medium bowl and pour 1 cup of boiling water over them. Let sit for 20 to 30 minutes. Proceed with recipe. Combine eggs, honey, oil, and {Read More}

About Jan Nellis

Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.

Zucchini Pancakes

An abundance of zucchini presented a challenge this summer. I needed some new ways to prepare them for my family and zucchini pancakes certainly fit the bill. 1 cup shredded zucchini 3 Tbs.  Bisquick  baking mix 2 Tbs.  shredded mild cheddar ½ tsp. baking powder ½  tsp.  dried basil (optional) ½  tsp. pepper ¼ tsp. salt 1 egg   Topping ¼ cup melted butter Shredded parmesan cheese Mix all dry pancake ingredients, add egg and stir well. Batter will be {Read More}

About Tracey Cagle

My God brought me out of a pit of my own creation and blessed me beyond my wildest dreams. I am a second wife to my high school sweetheart and mother of four. I work part-time for a market research company and full-time as chauffeur, chef, and cheerleader to the children. I am active in my church home, where I teach a women's Sunday school class and facilitate bible studies. I enjoy volunteering. I write children's stories and have been rejected by some of the most renowned publishing companies in America. My daughter tells me Dr. Seuss was rejected on 17 submissions so I still have a way to go.

He Has Risen! Rolls

These are easy, fun, and very tasty. Ingredients: 1/2 stick of butter (melted) 1 can of large refrigerated biscuits Large marshmallows (8 of them) A bowl of cinnamon and sugar mix Preheat over to 350 degrees. Take the white marshmallow. Jesus was pure and sinless like this marshmallow. Roll marshmallow in butter and then in the cinnamon-sugar mixture. The butter represents the anointing oil and the cinnamon-sugar mixture represents the spices–both items were put on Jesus’ body before they laid {Read More}

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Jan’s Apple Bread

3 eggs, beaten 1 and 1/4 cup honey 1 cup coconut oil 1 T. vanilla 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 t. baking soda 1 t. cinnamon 1 and 1/2 cups dried apple slices (lightly sprinkled with cinnamon or plain slices) 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts To rehydrate the apples, place slices in a medium bowl and pour 1 cup of boiling water over them.  Let sit for 20 to 30 minutes.  Proceed with recipe.  Combine eggs, honey, oil, and vanilla until {Read More}

About Jan Nellis

Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.