World Vision is Changing How Sponsorship is Done (#Chosen)

I am honoured to be partnering with World Vision for today’s post. World Vision is bringing me to Ecuador to work with them on spreading the news about the #Chosen program, but I am not being compensated for this post. All opinions in this post are my own, but the photos here are provided by ©2019 World Vision. You can follow along on my trip day-by-day on instagram and facebook and I’ll be back here to share more of my photos from the experience.

I’ve been looking forward to telling you guys some news. Next week, I get to travel to Ecuador with World Vision and take you with me virtually. How I get to take you with me is what I am so unbelievably excited about. (If you’re too excited to read the whole thing, you can click this link to get a sneak peak, then come back here to get the full story!)

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Berry Banana Smoothie Bowl Recipe (with protein!)

A delicious but simple smoothie bowl recipe you can make a home. With berries, bananas, and honey on top, you’ll feel like you’re at your favorite smoothie bowl spot without the high prices!

I’m obsessed with smoothie bowls lately – case in point, see my blog profile photo (to the right on desktop, below the post on mobile). Ha! The main difference between a smoothie and a smoothie bowl is less liquid (about 1/4 as much) so it’s thicker and you can eat it out of a bowl with a spoon (well, duh…Teri).

But that’s important because then you can add lots of toppings which makes it 100x better than a smoothie. I find smoothie bowls more filling and more satisfying since it feels more like a meal. I’m just not a huge fan of drinking my meals unless I’m on the go!

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Galete Waffle Cookies for Valentine’s Day and Cookies for Kids’ Cancer

A recipe for galete – slightly sweet, lemon- and cardamom-spiced waffle cookies topped with a sweet-tart lemon glaze. All you need is a bowl, a few ingredients, and a waffle iron.

Galete Waffle Cookies recipe |
“Do you like waffles?”
“Yeah we like waffles!”

So goes the chanting from the kitchen the minute the waffle iron appears. There are cheers. There are wide eyes. There are squeals of delight. Now imagine when you’ve offered them up as a cookie snack.

We are well versed in the language of #willitwaffle around here, and yes, there are some things that certainly will NOT waffle. These cookies, however, were made to waffle. Any traditional waffle iron will do the trick, no fancy waffling press needed.
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