Foodie Friday – Chronic Illness vs Food

I haven't done a Foodie Friday in awhile now! It is good to be doing the old standards again. I am not going to feature a specific recipe today, though I will give you a link later. Instead, I want to talk about how chronic illness affects diet as much as anything else in my …


Foodie Friday – Mother’s Day Lemon Meringue Pie

This week’s Foodie Friday is another reblog because it is such a great Mother’s Day dessert! My Mom made lemon meringue pie often and it was a family favourite.


Mother’s Day is one of my favorite days — celebrating our wonderful mothers as well as the joys of motherhood.

God has blessed me with a wonderful mom whom I cherish, and since Lemon Meringue Pie is one of her favorite desserts, I would like to dedicate this post to her in honor of Mother’s Day. 

In addition, God gave me the great blessing of two precious daughters, so this post is dedicated to them as well. They are my treasures.


Pie Crust

*I prefer to use all organic ingredients

1 1/4 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

2 Tablespoons palm oil

6 Tablespoons coconut oil, cold

5-6 Tablespoons ice water

-Preheat oven to 475 degrees

-In a food processor, gently combine all ingredients on pulse until dough forms medium-sized pebbles. Do not over-mix. Alternatively, a pastry cutter can be used to blend ingredients.

-Wrap dough in plastic wrap or…

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