100 Days to Brave

A good friend of mine is about to have a baby. Well, I say “about” when describing her pregnancy. She, on the other hand, does not. In my mind, she’s been pregnant for almost eight months and has just a little less than two months to go. But yesterday, when we were discussing it, she…

Chai-Poached Pears

AUTHOR: Danielle Walker – AgainstAllGrain.com SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS: 8 cups water 8 black tea bags 1⁄2 cup pure maple syrup 1⁄4 cup coconut sugar 1 cinnamon stick 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice 2 whole star anise 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 6 ripe but firm Bosc pears Whipped cream (page 330, Celebrations) 2 tablespoons raw pistachios, lightly toasted and chopped INSTRUCTIONS: Combine the water, tea bags,…

South African Milk Tart

This is a recipe for traditional South African “melktert,” which translated just means milk tart – it is delicious and served at absolutely all social functions and Sunday afternoon teas in South Africa. *Makes 16 servings (two 9-inch pies) Ingredients For the crust: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 2…

Chrystal’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

*Makes 56 cookies (4-5 dozen) Ingredients 1 cup of butter 1 cup of sugar 1 cup of brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon of vanilla 2 cups of flour 2 ½ cups of blended oatmeal ½ teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1 teaspoon of baking powder 12 oz. of chocolate chips 4…

What Happens When We Drift?

We are excited to introduce our friend Chrystal Evans Hurst to the IF:Table community! Her writing is full of honesty and humor, and we think you’ll love getting to know her. This month, as we gather around the table and ask questions to deepen our faith, Chrystal is helping us process what happens when we…

Summer Salad

Summer Salad Looking for a recipe that’s fresh, simple, and delicious?  This summertime salad from our good friend Sarah Harmeyer has you covered. Put some chicken on the grill and throw everything else in a bowl, and before you know it, dinner is served. Ingredients 1 (11 oz) pkg spring mix salad blend 1 lb. sliced…

Conversation Four: How do we live out our faith?

We’re talking about how we live out our faith in the final month of Conversations About Jesus, and we think you’ll love this conversation between these friends. All you need for this month’s table is to download the conversation cards, gather your people for a meal, and watch the video below. Enjoy this conversation — it’s a…

Conversation Three: Why is Faith Hard?

This month is our third Conversation in the Conversations About Jesus series, and the question we are focusing on is “Why is faith hard?” Click below for everything you’ll need to gather for an IF:Table this month: Get equipped! Watch the IF:Table Leader Video and download the IF:Table Leader Guide. Prepare for your table by downloading the Conversation Three Conversation Cards and the…

Ina Garten’s Roasted Vegetable Frittata

It’s summer time. Perfect for using fresh seasonal veggies that require minimal cooking! This is an Ina Garten recipe (which means it comes out perfect every time) that is lightly adapted. It’s so pretty when you pull it out of the oven and the great news is you can serve it hot, warm or cold…

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