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Sacred.

Your time. Your body. Your words. Your worship. Your marriage. Your family. Your life. Friends, there's an enemy looking to tarnish and desensitize you to the sacredness of every one of these things. Don't fall for it. Hold fast to God. Even if it means losing things along the way.

Poetry, musings, and rambles

A daughter’s prayer

Grow me, strong and firm, as the hardy oak tree stands Mold me, soft and gentle, as the clay inside Your hands Bridle me, sober and discreet, as the dead broke horse Raise me, sure and mighty, as the waves that crash with force Sand me, smooth and even, as the timber in my room… Continue reading A daughter’s prayer

Poetry, musings, and rambles, Writing, Writing/Books

We Are Iron (Poem by Erica Dansereau)

We are iron Our strength bridges mountains Together, in the heat That rains upon us from a summer sky We are unstoppable, that is Until the fever subsides and Clears your head The sustenance that maintains my blood Has tainted it now all the same As you leave me to stand alone The season moves… Continue reading We Are Iron (Poem by Erica Dansereau)

Recipes/health/wellness

Healthy Blueberry Bread (grain/gluten free, vegan option)

This blueberry bread is perfect as a healthy treat or weekend breakfast! It is grain-free and gluten-free, oil-free, low sugar and refined-sugar free, and can be made vegan. Recipe is below! Enjoy! Ingredients: Wet: 3 eggs or 3 flax eggs* (see notes below) 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla ½ cup apple sauce… Continue reading Healthy Blueberry Bread (grain/gluten free, vegan option)

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Chocolate Pistachio Cinnamon Loaf

I used to hate baking, cooking, or doing anything in the kitchen, really. But now it's all I want to do! I love experimenting in the kitchen and creating new recipes. This one is a winner. I played around with it a bit, until it is now just right and ready to share! This yummy… Continue reading Chocolate Pistachio Cinnamon Loaf

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Healthy Carrot/Spinach/Hemp Seed Muffins (gluten-free with vegan option)

This recipe was created thanks to my hankering for carrot cake. I wanted to make something that was healthy, that I wouldn't mind serving to my kids for snack or breakfast. It is low sugar and refined-sugar free, as it's sweetened with only a half cup of maple syrup and the natural sweetness that comes… Continue reading Healthy Carrot/Spinach/Hemp Seed Muffins (gluten-free with vegan option)

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All About Hemp Seeds

Hemp seeds have been a staple in my diet for several years now. They are a nutritious and yummy addition to almost any snack or meal. Read on to find out more about them and why I love them! WHAT ARE HEMP SEEDS, ANYWAY? Hemp seeds come from the Cannabis Sativa L. plant. Don’t be… Continue reading All About Hemp Seeds

Poetry, musings, and rambles

Weaning & Depression

I just assumed that weaning would be great. I mean, the thought of my boobs being my own again sounded awesome. I knew it wouldn’t necessarily be easy, as my daughter didn’t take a bottle or a pacifier (I WAS her bottle and pacifier!) but I was naïve in just what weaning would entail. I… Continue reading Weaning & Depression

Recipes/health/wellness

Homemade Cinnamon Maca Latte

Maca is a root that has many health benefits. It is a rich source of 20 different nutrients. It is known to boost mood and energy levels, balance hormones, nourish adrenal glands, support the liver, and much more. I gave up having coffee at home awhile ago, but still find that I need a pick-me-up… Continue reading Homemade Cinnamon Maca Latte

Recipes/health/wellness

Healthy Apple Chia Crumble with Maple Cashew Drizzle (vegan, gluten-free)

I got the itch to bake the other night and, feeling the excitement of fall coming soon, I decided to try my hand at making something cozy, warm and delicious from scratch. This yummy dish is what a came up with! It is vegan, gluten-free, low sugar, and refined-sugar free! Ingredients: FOR THE CRUMBLE: 1… Continue reading Healthy Apple Chia Crumble with Maple Cashew Drizzle (vegan, gluten-free)