By Leia Kedem
Cleanses and detox diets take many shapes and forms, but are similar in that they claim to remove toxins from the body and cause drastic weight loss. Many people even report high levels of energy and euphoria as well as feeling more spiritual overall. Sounds good, right?
"My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of his correction: For whom the Lord loveth, he correcteth, even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding." Proverbs 3:11-13
My husband dreamed up this recipe, with the goal of using a leftover can of black-eyed peas from New Year's and some uncooked bacon in our refrigerator.
He originally thought it would be chili, but it turned into more of a tortilla soup.
URBANA — The people behind the Market at the Square are holding their first agriculture fair on Wednesday afternoon.
The first Market at the Square Community Supported Agriculture Fair has been set for 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Urbana Civic Center, 108 E. Water St., Urbana.
"To preach the gospel in the regions beyond you, and not to boast in another man's line of things made ready to our hand. But he that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord. For not he that commendeth himself is approved, but whom the Lord commendeth." 2 Corinthians 10:16-18
Winter is here! Icy, blasting, frigid wind. At least it is sunny. But, oh my, it is soooo cold!
My husband, Rob, makes mean Italian meatballs. (I've already shared that recipe.)
He recently took that approach a step further, added olives and created this meatloaf. It's certainly easier and faster than making meatballs and was sincerely delicious.
"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you." 1 Peter 1: 3-4.