Last week we made a batch of apple sweet potato muffins with the leftover homemade applesauce. We love making muffins around here because they’re easy for the kids to help with and I can sneak lots of healthy things in to them! Gray likes sweet potatoes, but Aurora won’t even try them purely because they are orange (but she’ll eat a carrot, go figure)! So, I decided to play the sneaky chef and work some in to her diet in a more roundabout way.
I’ve been reading 1,000 Gifts by Ann Voskamp and as anyone who has ever read the book can tell you, it really helps you hone in and focus on grace driven thanks for all of the small blessings that make up a day. So today, we are thankful for apples, hand picked from a new friends’ tree. I’m thankful for their Christ centered hospitality and invitation to sup in their home earlier this week. I’m thankful for peach mango chutney and perfectly roasted sweet potatoes, for long ‘get to know you’ conversations and their sweet way with kids. Continue reading