Our Authors’ Favorite Christmas Recipes [Part 2]

authors christmas recipes

'Tis the season for baking and feasting! We asked a few of our authors to share their favorite holiday recipes. We had so many delicious recipes sent in that this is a two-part post! Check out Part 1 for recipes from Beth Moore, Jennifer Rothschild, Mary Jo Sharp, and Jen Wilkin.  Peanut Butter Buckeyes from Rebekah Lyons Peanut butter with chocolate has always been a Lyons family … [Read more...]

Our Authors’ Favorite Christmas Recipes

Christmas Recipes

'Tis the season for baking and feasting! We asked a few of our authors to share their favorite holiday recipes. We had so many delicious recipes sent in that we're making this a two-part post! Check out Part 2 for recipes by Angie Smith, Margaret Feinberg, and Rebekah Lyons.  (Roughly) My Nanny's Cornbread Dressing from Beth Moore I say roughly, Sisters, because none of the women in my … [Read more...]

The Minter Kitchen

minter kitchen cookies

This recipe has been around awhile in various forms, but let's face it you can't reinvent the cookie. Nor should you want to. Essentially this recipe takes everything you love in the world of cookies and merges it into one fantastic experience. I hope you love these as much as I do. Mom’s (raised four kids) Monster Cookies Recipe can be halved Ingredients 3 cups flour 1TBS baking … [Read more...]

Recipe: Tortellini and Tomato Salad

With the Kelly Minter for sharing this tasty recipe! Tortellini and Tomato Salad from the Kitchen of Carla Brown, Lexington, KY Ingredients 2 (9 oz.) pkgs. refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 3 TBS fresh lemon juice 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce 1/2 tsp. salt Package of grape tomatoes, halved 1 cup fresh corn kernels 1/2 cup … [Read more...]

Calling All Baby Boomers!


Have y'all heard of More Living yet? It's a new LifeWay magazine designed specifically for Boomers. More Living was created with these truths in mind: • Boomers can change the world by giving more and being more for God's glory. • The "me" generation can become the "we" generation. • It's time to reawaken passions and embrace possibilities. • The best choice is always Do What Matters. Want more … [Read more...]

Peachy Keen


Hey lovelies! My name is Larissa, and while I'm not that new to the LifeWay Women team, I am new to this blog. This summer will start my 4th year as the marketing writer for our products and events, and I must tell you there has never been a more exciting time to be part of this work. We have some truly inspired studies coming out this year, not to mention powerful events happening all over the … [Read more...]

Because the holidays are for eating

I'm about to give y'all the best gift you'll receive this Christmas. A recipe for incredibly rich and delicious toffee. One bite of it will seriously make you want to get up and have yourself some church right in your kitchen. And, no, I'm not exaggerating. Well, maybe a little bit. I make an untold number of batches of this every year because it's easy, the mailman loves it and it keeps forever … [Read more...]

Savory and sweet and seasonal

I just made the weirdest sandwich-type thing ever for supper, and it was so oddly and unexpectedly delicious that I marched straight to this computer as soon as I was finished so that I could tell you all about it. I KNOW! I'm a giver like that. (Plus, Melanie is in Houston tonight listening to Beth Moore's teaching and Travis Cottrell's singing, and normally I would just call her about four times … [Read more...]

Creatures of habit

There's something about cold weather that makes me want to read non-stop. And when I'm reading, you can find me one of two places in our house: in our den or in our guest room. Both places just feel cozy to me - and a big down coverlet ensures that I am as snug as a bug in a rug while I'm poring through whatever has my attention. I also like to remain wide-open to the possibility of napping in … [Read more...]

And Now It Is Time To Talk About Food

My mama is my favorite cook in the world. And if you should happen to be at her house when she's cooking a summertime dinner (we call lunch "dinner" in the South. I have no explanation for this. But I find that when Southern food-related traditions are in question, it's better just to smile real big, help yourself to seconds, say something along the lines of "laws-a-mercy, this is tasty," and roll … [Read more...]