Archive | December, 2015

Christmas & the New Year!

Well it’s happened again, Christmas has come and gone with the blink of an eye!!! We’ve started a new family tradition of sharing what we are thankful for and it’s really opened my heart to the work of the Lord in our daily lives.

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 I am most thankful for Jesus my risen Lord and Savior, for his unending grace and that nothing can separate us from His love. Bowen and I had a great Christmas spending time with family doing  a whole lot of being together and whole  lot of eating delicious food.

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I bet you can guess what to expect on Mississippi-made in 2016: healthy recipes and healthy eating. I enjoyed all the sugary sweets but am very much looking forward to nourishing with whole foods. Here’s a look back at the week in pictures; maybe we should call this post the Mollie blog? I love my little niece so very much! IMG_3135

My mother really is the best cook in the world, she doesn’t do anything in the kitchen half way: including these homemade cinnamon rolls.

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She made the dough in the bread maker then rolled it out, added lots of sugar and fresh grated cinnamon then topped the warm rolls with homemade cream cheese icing.

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Cinnamon Roll Recipe
this recipe is made by making pizza dough in the bread machine, then rolling it out and creating delicious cinnamon rolls!
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Ingredients
  1. 1 recipe pizza dough
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. 1 T ground cinnamon or fresh grated (use half)
  4. FOR THE ICING
  5. 2 1/2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  6. 3 tablespoons milk
  7. 5 1/2 ounces confectioners' sugar
  8. *1 tsp of vanilla extract, or maple
  9. Beat ingredients together.
Instructions
  1. Remove dough from bread maker and roll out onto a floured surface. Top with sugar and cinnamon then roll the dough away from you into a tight cylinder. Firmly pinch the seam to seal and roll the cylinder seam side down.
  2. Using a serrated knife, gently cut the cylinder into 2-inch rolls; yielding 8 pieces.
  3. Arrange rolls cut side down in the baking dish; cover tightly with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator (up to 16 hours) until ready to bake. Bake on 350 for 15-20 minutes, to test doneness, stick knife in rolls and when it comes out clean they are ready. Top with icing and enjoy!
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They were so good she made them 2 days in a row..this is the reason I am about to head to the gym. Leave a comment below if you’d like the recipe! We started our Christmas day with these cinnamon rolls then had fried shrimp and homemade crab cakes for a light lunch and finished off supper with the biggest ribeyes you’ve ever seen-they didn’t fit on the plate 😉

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I am so interested to hear how you’re kicking off 2016, do you make resolutions? What’s at the top of your list?? I am not big on resolutions I don’t think- I just want to spend the next year being diligent in the Word, listening to His voice and spirit.

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Also on my list for 2016 : taking care of my body the very best way I know how..for me that means lots of veggies, fruits and nourishing foods with my days starting with some form of exercise ( I cannot wait for three more weeks until that means running!!!) Leave a comment below with your number 1 resolution for the year! 

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Ill leave you with a look back at our top cookie pics for 2015! 

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