Do not let me go

It's just you and I here Once lost, but you rescued my soul Each time I drift, you never let me pass with the wind Your love catches me and chases me down  Your Spirit arrests my spirit I am overcome by your presence   Do not let me go Hold me tight, hold me [...]

Low FODMAP fruity, chocolaty, & nutty overnight oats

Low FODMAP fruity, chocolaty, & nutty overnight oats

FODMAPs is short for fermentable oligo-, di-, monosaccharides, and polyols. Basically, these are short-chain carbohydrates that in some individuals, cause an increased volume of liquid and gas in the small and large intestine, contributing to pain in the abdomen, gas, bloating, diarrhea and constipation. FODMAPs are found in a variety of foods, which makes it difficult [...]

No longer deceived, but set free: A summary of my silence & solitude retreat

No longer deceived, but set free: A summary of my silence & solitude retreat

A year ago, God asked me to get rid of all my journal entries that mentioned body image, food, or worthiness. I asked him, “Father, how do I heal from my past of disordered eating?” I had reached a breaking point in my life. A lot of things had bubbled to the surface of the [...]

Ditching the “do’s” & “dont’s” of diet culture

Ditching the “do’s” & “dont’s” of diet culture

“You shouldn’t go above xxx amount of sugar.” “That’s way too much saturated fat.” “You have to be careful because this stuff adds up fast.” “Pay attention to what you eat when you go to the movies, and what you drink when you go the movies. Popcorn is a great, healthy snack, as long as [...]

Almond milk tips & tricks, plus some other information for all you nutty people who care about the environment (aka me)

Almond milk tips & tricks, plus some other information for all you nutty people who care about the environment (aka me)

Almond milk—the queen of all nut milks. A few weeks ago, a friend of mine asked for some tips on how to start incorporating almond milk into their diet, and I had to step back and remember that the whole world doesn’t consume or survive off almond milk  nearly as much as I do. I’ve [...]