After posting a few humorous Instagram stories about me going down with the hashtag #itstherussians or #blameitontherussians , I settled into my seat next to a Russian guy. He was incredibly kind, helped me with my bags, and didn’t moan every time I stood to use the washroom. I casually looked at his WhatsApp conversation (as you do), and saw his messages littered with heart emojis and kisses. My brain fired off a “wow, he’s just like me...”
In poker, the term all in means that a player has put the last of her chips into the pot. She can no longer perform another action because she doesn’t have any chips left. In a life transition such as a break up, divorce, or death of a loved one - to be all in often means gathering the courage to be vulnerable again.
I'm visiting Israel, Jordan and learning to cultivate joy through gratitude, mindfulness, and curiosity about all of my experiences in the Middle East. The one good thing about divorce is that it provide numerous opportunities for emotional growth. The challenge is to grow through what you go through.
This vegan chicken style gravy can be a staple in any southern girl's kitchen. It is simple to prepare, delicious and wholesome. You are bound to love this gravy. Use it to top a Lentil Nut Loaf or other meatless main. Get that recipe here.
Lentil nut loaf packs a protein punch, is tasty and filling. This recipe makes about 10-15 servings and stores easily. It is also great for repurposing. You can crumble some up over your salad, add to soups or use some of the mix to make into patties. It tastes great with gravy.