How to Cook for a Small Family

Portioning for Small Family Cooking  When meal planning it is important to know how to plan specifically for your own family size Mine is a family of three. By any standard we are a small family. When I first got married I knew how to cook. But, I didn’t know how to cook for a small family! I wanted to also tell you about products […] Read More

Gourmet Autumn Lunch Ideas With Apples

Gourmet Lunch Recipes Using Apples via Renée at Great Peace #mealplanning #lunchtime #homemaker #ihsnet

During the autumn months, apples are a staple in our fruit basket. There’s just something comforting about biting into a juicy, sweet, apple when it is starting to turn cold outside. But apples are so versatile that they can be used for so much more than just a sweet, crunchy, anytime snack. But you can elevate the simplest of ingredients into a gourmet lunch using […] Read More

15 Bacon Recipes for Trim Healthy Mamas

15 Bacon Recipes for Trim Healthy Mamas | Renée at Great Peace

Who doesn’t love bacon? I mean the crispy, salty, savory goodness that is bacon just makes your mouth water! Doesn’t it? I sure does mine. So I wanted to pull together a grouping of Bacon Recipes that can easily fit with the Trim Healthy Mama lifestyle!  This post contains affiliate advertisement links to 3rd party sites. The great thing about the Trim Healthy Mama plan […] Read More

15 Zoodle Recipes You Can Alter to Stay on the THM Plan

15 Zoodle Recipes you can alter to stay on the THM plan. | Renée at Great Peace #mealplanning #thmama

I’ve recently discovered that convenience of frozen zucchini noodles. When you are eating low-carb, zucchini noodles, a.k.a. zoodles, are a wonderful alternative to pasta. They are versatile and can be used in a wide variety of recipes. I’ve gathered 15 Zoodle recipes that can easily be used or adapted to low-carb diets.  This post contains affiliate advertisement links to 3rd party sites. Since the first […] Read More

Preparing for Worship Begins at Home

Preparing for Worship Begins at Home | Devotional Thought at Great Peace Academy

Set Your Minds from Home Mom’s will most often put the needs of their child above their own need. It’s a mother’s nature. I had found that doing that on Sunday morning, the rushing about to ensure my child had what he needed, clothing, breakfast, hat, gloves, bible, etc. often left me feeling less than prepared to worship the Lord. Having been convicted that entering into […] Read More

Summer Dinner Idea: Family Favorite Summer Salad

Summer Dinner Idea: Family Favorite Summer Salad | Renée at Great Peace #summerdinner #mealplanning #family

Sometimes a salad is just the thing to satisfy an appetite on a hot summer day. No one wants to spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking on a 100-degree day. But spending a few minutes chopping some crisp, cold lettuce, and throw in some berries and a quick and easy protein like chicken breast and you have a deliciously light, full of […] Read More

Quick and Easy Green Strawberry Grape Smoothie Recipe

Green Strawberry Grape Smoothie Recipe | GreatPeaceAcademy.com #smoothie #green #trimhealthymama

Today, I want to share with you a Green Strawberry Grape Smoothie recipe that I whipped together the other day. One of the things I’m trying to add to my diet since starting the Trim Healthy Mama plan is smoothies. They can be super healthy, very tasty and a good alternative to ice cream or frozen yogurts. Don’t get me wrong, I like a good […] Read More

40 + Easy Recipes for Crazy Busy Moms You’ll Want to Really Use

Easy Recipes for Crazy Busy Moms | Renée at Great Peace

During the homeschool season family life is busy.  I want to be prepared in as many areas as possible. One of those ways is to prep some meals for quick and easy recipes. One of the ways I’m going to be doing this is by using freezer dump recipes.    This post contains affiliate advertisement links. Another way to be ready for meal time is […] Read More