We Overcome By The Word of Our Testimony!

September 28th, 2012 - Announcements, Inspiration, True Beauty

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The other day when I was on a walk, I started reflecting on the amazing testimonies people have shared about how God has transformed their life. Whether it be about how God has helped people overcome in the area of weight related strongholds, eating disorders, or poor self image…I have recieved so many wonderful praise reports oh how God has taken the ‘ashes’ of peoples lives and turned it into ‘beauty’. (Isaiah 61:3)

It was during this walk that I felt the Lord prompt me to have people share their testimonies on Dashing Dish, as a way to encourage others that they too can and will overcome whatever it is they are facing with the Lord’s help. I believe this is SO powerful for many reasons, but if nothing else, every time we share our testimony something powerful happens…The bible says that when we share what the Lord has done in our lives, that we “Overcome satan by the blood of the Lamb and the word of our testimony.” (Revelation 12:11)

After praying about it, I would love it if you shared your testimony with me via e-mail about how God has touched your life in the area of weight related issues, eating disorders, self image issues, or how He has given you guidance and strength to live a healthy lifestyle for you and your family. I will then share them on Dashing Dish (with your permission of course), as a way of blessing and encouraging others with the good news of what the Lord has done!

Please note that these testimonies don’t have to include your name, (unless you desire them too), and they don’t have to be long! Also, they can, but certainly don’t have to relate to Dashing Dish…It is purely all about how the Lord has helped you overcome weight, eating, and self-image related battles!

Let’s join together and overcome the enemy by praising the name of Jesus and sharing how He has taken the ashes of our lives and turned them into True Beauty!

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for prayerfully considering sharing your testimony!

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Dashing Devotional Video ~ Choose to Have Peace!

September 26th, 2012 - Dashing Devotionals

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“For God is not the author of confusion but of peace…” ~ 1 Corinthians 14:33

“But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.” ~ John 16:13

“Be still, and know that I am God…”~ Psalm 46:10

“Delight yourself also in the Lord; and He shall give you the desires of your heart” ~Psalm37:4

“And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts…”~ Colossians 3:15

“Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path” ~Psalm 119:105

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Dashing Dish Membership Features!

September 18th, 2012 - Announcements

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Not a Dashing Dish member yet!?! I designed the Dashing Dish Membership with the desire to inspire and encourage people to make healthy living an exciting and enjoyable part of their every day life! If that sounds like it might be of interest to you, come see what comes with a membership to Dashing Dish!

When you sign up to become a Dashing Dish member, you get access to 10-12 Membership Recipes per month.

Access to Membership Workouts, which are month long or weekly workouts that include everything from weight training workouts, treadmill and elliptical workouts, and special boot camp style workouts that can be done at home!

Access to Membership Videos with all the latest tips and tricks to live a healthy lifestyle!

Access to Membership Articles designed to equip and prepare you make healthy living a lifestyle!

And you are able to add all of your favorite Dashing Dish content to your own Personal “Favorites” Board!

If you’d like to sign up, click here.

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Dashing Devotional~ What are You Thinking About!?!

September 14th, 2012 - Dashing Devotionals

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Have you ever spent a portion of your life thinking about things that you wish you could change? Most likely the answer is yes, and you are certainly not alone! We all have days when we feel particularly ‘discontent’ about certain things.

As women, I truly believe one of the greatest areas of discouragement generally relates to our image. Whether it be about a body part that we wish we could change, ‘wishing’ we could look better, or even more like someone else…I’m sure most of us women have had thoughts relating to such things.

Now, before I go any further I want to clarify that I am not talking about setting ‘goals’ to improve or to become healthy. However, I am talking about thinking about your appearance to a point where you are letting it steal your peace or happiness. We must realize that these types of thoughts are a strategic way that the enemy tries to get us distracted from our purpose and to steal peace and joy from our daily lives.

Don’t believe me?!? Just stop for a moment and think about the type of ‘thoughts’ that play in your head when you think about your body or appearance. Now imagine if you never had a thought like that again. EVER. Do you realize how much joy, peace, and freedom you would have knowing that you would never have to waste another moment of  another day worrying about that thing that used to plague you.

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What can be Found in the Dashing Dish Pantry?

September 10th, 2012 - Announcements, Articles

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You may have noticed that Dashing Dish recipes are unique and different from almost any other recipe. What makes them different is that I create each recipe based on my personal philosophy of cooking…It has to be simple, healthy, and use ingredients that are already in your pantry.

The recipes on this website are one of a kind in that there is no added sugar, butter, or flour in any of them. In fact, the majority of my recipes are gluten free, sugar free, whole grain recipes that are high in fiber and protein. All of these components have been proven to keep you satisfied and help you reach and maintain a healthy weight for life!

Most of my recipes are listed as  ’Clean Eating’, which simply means that I use foods in their most natural state, and don’t include any processed ingredients. One example of this is that I use whole grain oats in my baked goods rather than white or whole wheat flour, (which is essentially a whole grain that has beens stripped of it’s nutrition in a factory).

Here’s What You Will Find in My Pantry, and in Dashing Dish Recipes:

  • Protein Sources: Chicken, Turkey, Fish, Egg Whites, Greek Yogurt, Cottage Cheese, Protein Powder
  • Veggies: Broccoli, Cauliflower, Zucchini, Squash, Green Beans, Onions, Sweet Potatoes
  • Fruit: Strawberries, Apples, Blueberries, Bananas
  • Whole Grain Sources: Old Fashioned Oats, High Fiber Pasta, High Fiber Wrap Bread, Ezekiel or Whole Grain Bread
  • Healthy Fat Sources: Avocado, Nuts, Nut Butters
  • Sweeteners: Stevia, Honey, Agave, (I also always give an option and measurement to use sweetener of choice that measures like sugar)

My number one goal is that my recipes are not only enjoyable to your palate, but to your whole body as well! Hope you enjoy!

 

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Top 20 Fall Inspired Recipes to Start off The Season!

September 6th, 2012 - Announcements, Articles, Inspiration

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Ok, so it’s not quite fall yet, but I have already noticed the desire for fall recipes is on the rise! It’s no surprise to me, I mean what’s not to love about the warm spices, comfort foods, and seasonal flavors of fall!?! So, to get everyone ready for this fabulous season, I thought I’d do a quick fall recipe re-cap to start this time of year off right! I  have included the 20 most popular fall inspired recipes from the previous year on Dashing Dish! Enjoy!

         

         

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