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How hungry am I?

It’s after 8 pm, and pangs of hunger cause a rumbling in my stomach. It dawns on me that I’ve only had one meal today.  I used to laugh at people who forgot to eat. And today, I’m one of them.  I’ve been on the […]

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Pray, Sweat, Eat, Repeat

Welcome to Pray, Sweat, Eat, Repeat. I’ve noticed several new names on my email list! So let me introduce myself. My name is Alida.  I laugh really loud, and I cry easily. I’m an introvert who co-hosts a radio show. And I’m a worship leader […]

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What Can You Do With Sage?

Kale, sage, chives, mint, and oregano, made their debut in my yard this week.  My husband has discovered Keto, but I have difficulty eating too much fat in one meal.  As we work together in the kitchen to support one another, we’re learning what adjustments […]

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How Are You Eating?

Slow. Deliberate. Mindful. Those three words describe my newfound eating practice.  I began my year, like so many others, with a fast. As I fast and pray, it’s about more than giving up food. This is the final semester of my Bachelor’s degree, and like […]

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Make Time for Joy

One of my earliest memories is of sitting on a freshly shoveled mountain of snow eating a Nestle’s chocolate bar. My father and two older brothers did the work while I played in the snow, followed by the reward of chocolate afterward. What’s your earliest […]

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Two Truths and One Lie

Can you spot the lie? I was born in England. I have more than 50 first cousins. I don’t like bread. How often do you lie to yourself about food? I caught myself doing it the other day.  When someone finds out that I’m gluten […]

What’s in Your Smoothie?

Have you ever had a green smoothie? I didn’t think I would like them as much as I do!  For the past month I’ve had one everyday.  One of the benefits for me is that I don’t have to think about what to make for […]

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How to Spice Up Baked Chicken

How much chicken do you eat in a week? If you’re like me it’s a daily affair when you’re working toward building muscle. It’s hard to get enough protein from anything other than chicken breast. One of my favorite ways to make plain baked chicken […]