Author Archives: Feathers in Our Nest

About Feathers in Our Nest

Aliesha is a wife to a handsome husband and a mother to two beautiful girls.  When she is not chasing her busy girls, she enjoys cooking, baking, reading, decorating, crafting, and blogging.  Her blog home is Feathers in Our Nest, where she writes about family, faith, food, and more.  Aliesha is passionate about healthy eating, attachment parenting, and ministering to others around her.

Grain Mill Wagon Experience: As an avid cook and baker, the Grain Mill Wagon Challenge encouraged me to continue to branch out and make beloved family recipes using whole grains. I still consider myself to be new to cooking "real foods," but I have definitely come a long way. One of healthiest things I can make for my family is food made with freshly ground grains, so I am thankful that I was able to participate in the Grain Mill Wagon Challenge.

Whole Grain Cornbread

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One of my favorite “southern comfort foods” is cornbread! I have adjusted the original recipe to be healthier, using whole wheat flour and cornmeal (also a whole grain which can be ground in your WonderMill), as well as sucanat instead … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Bagels

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Yes, I know… another pumpkin recipe!  But I couldn’t help myself since bagels are so fun to make and I have quite a large stash of pumpkin puree in my pantry! These bagels are delicious…soft on the inside, but with … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Waffles

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You should probably know three things about me: 1) I love fall, 2) I love pumpkins, and 3) I love baking. Put it all together, and what do you get? Pumpkin Spice Waffles! I’ve made these three times in the … Continue reading

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Foolproof Whole Wheat Bread

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If you’re new to milling your own flour and baking your own bread, it is essential that you have a go-to bread recipe that you can always count on turning out well! I have been using this recipe for years … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Pancakes

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I love any recipe that gives me an excuse to eat chocolate for breakfast.  I came across these beautiful pancakes while browsing Pinterest, and I had to give the recipe a try!  The original recipe is from Minimalist Baker, and … Continue reading

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