And so, we wait (and eat oatmeal-thickened stew)
Family / Meat/fish/eggs / Oven/Stove / Soups & Stews

And so, we wait (and eat oatmeal-thickened stew)

In case you missed it, we’re anticipating the arrival of our family’s fourth member. Practically, that means gathering the necessary gear (and only the necessary gear, thanks to our limited storage space!), trying to keep the freezer stocked with meal inspiration baggies (sadly, not complete meals, also due to limited storage space), and experimenting with … Continue reading

Bone Broth (& roasted vegetable soup)
Grain-free/GAPS / Recipes / Slow Cooker / Soups & Stews / Vegetables

Bone Broth (& roasted vegetable soup)

Last year I significantly reduced the amount of animal products I was purchasing, consuming and feeding to my family. We were never true vegans, but we were moving toward a more vegetable-based lifestyle. There are so many reasons to reduce (or eliminate) one’s consumption of animal foods and I am drawn to all the arguments … Continue reading

The Payoff of Planning (& tasty Morrocan Soup)
Dinner / Family / Oven/Stove / Recipes / Soups & Stews

The Payoff of Planning (& tasty Morrocan Soup)

Sometimes I feel like my life is one big planning session. I plan what we are going to eat for dinner, what we are going to do on the weekend, what I am going to teach tomorrow.  I schedule exercise and relational activities around all the necessary but (often) mundane tasks. All this planning wears me out mentally. The … Continue reading

Greatest Hits (& Recipe for Shades of Orange Stew)
Family / Holidays / Meat/fish/eggs / Recipes / Soups & Stews / Vegetables

Greatest Hits (& Recipe for Shades of Orange Stew)

My sister and brother-in law visited us during the Eid break this past week. We had a wonderful time together. It was a true vacation – there was a good balance of sight seeing, adventure, and relaxation. Highlights of the week included kayaking and snorkeling in the Persian Gulf, dune bashing near the Inland Sea, holiday … Continue reading