Cooking, gratitude & service

Cooking is a joyful thing. It’s one of the ways we show love. There’s a sense of gratitude that’s stirred up when you prepare meals with your own hands, where you can account for the preparation process, mindset of the cook, and state of the kitchen. Everything doesn’t have to be perfect. Cooking is a journey that precedes the gift […]

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Mini-meal: Black bean wrap recipe

It’s official. Wraps are a new addition to one of the many mini meals I enjoy making. They’re more filling than a soup At the moment, I use tortilla wraps as the casing for the homemade filling. Black beans have a potato-ish consistency that works well in stews, patties, and veggie burgers, especially when steamed and […]

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Homemade lentil patties

Cooking is a wonderful thing. It can be a quiet time of thanksgiving for the food we are being given and joyful anticipation for the meal we are preparing. It can be a celebration to be shared with others and it also serves as a reminder to appreciate what we have, remember those in need, […]

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