Blogiversary- 1 & Overnight Oatmeal

Because one post didn’t feel like enough… Just wanted to pop in again and say, “thank you”!  Starting this blog was a hair brain idea I had about a year and a few months ago.  I wanted it to be all about food, fueling our bodies, feeding my family, and I wanted to express myself in a new way.  While that all mostly happened, I am not quite sure I knew it was going…

Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread

A Pinch of Grace is one-year old!! Hooray! We are celebrating with chocolate banana bread, and I couldn’t be more proud! On occasion we (I) will get pretty ambitious and purchase quite a few fruits and vegetables on our shopping day.  Not all of the time, but on occasion I am left with overly ripe bananas.  My daughter and I pretty much eat a banana every day, but recently we were stuck with three very…

Massaged Kale Salad

Back, with some greens! This salad has been on repeat for my family this month, so I felt the need to share it with you.  It is a very flavorful dish, highlighting one my favorite greens, kale. A couple of posts back, I discussed my love for Lacinato kale when making my white bean and kale soup.  I mentioned that kale is hearty and I also touched on preparing/cleaning it.  Today I am going to focus…

Self-Love & Valentine’s “Truffles”

Valentine’s Day is this Tuesday, so I thought we could get a little lovey/personal today.  The topic being self-love.  I know, roll your eyes now, but really this has been so helpful for me, therapeutic almost.  I am very thankful for the path I have taken to get to where I am, and maybe it will resonate with you.  Either way there is an amazing recipe at the end with freeze dried strawberries…

{Slow Cooker} Lentil Sloppy Joes

I hope everyone is ready for the Super Bowl!  In case you needed a last minute dish, we’ve got more comfort food for you today. Sloppy joes! I didn’t have these much growing up, or really at all, but when I met my husband I learned about these messy delights because he is a big fan.  The canned sauce and a hunk of ground beef is what we used to use, but now we have stepped…