Unrefined Cook

Recipe for: The Unrefined Cook (Jennifer Maltby)Maltby_Family-053 (Copy)

-One Extroverted Farm girl raised in rural North Dakota
-God-given Holy Spirit working to REFINE
-A few Splashes of Creative juices (sometimes a bit quirky) from Dad & Mom
-Scant Tbsp. House-building “skills” from mom-in-law & dad-in-law
-Love of God’s Word (the Bible) and hymns
-Love for her husband
-Passion for creative cooking (& eating tasty food!)
-A handful of Sweet Potato Fries, a Casharoo, and a couple homemade Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

Recipe for: The Unrefined Husband

-One Montana country boy
-God-given Holy Spirit also working to REFINE
-Heaping Cup of computer skills
-One incredible memory
-Love of God’s Word
-Love for his unrefined wife
-Heaping Tbsp. House-building skills from ma & pa
-A couple Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, Coconut Flour Brownies, and Beef Cabbage Taco Stir-Fry


Recipe for: The Unrefined Family

-1 Unrefined Cook
-1 Unrefined Husband

Mix the two together in marriage on January 7, 2006. Place them in the Flathead Valley in Montana. Build a house with MUCH help from Unrefined Husband’s parents. (Make sure to make a big kitchen for the Unrefined Cook). Add a baby girl in the fall of 2009, a baby boy in the summer of 2012, another baby girl in winter 2013 and wah-lah! You have The Unrefined Family!

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  • Amber

    Oct 8, 2012 - Reply

    H Jennifer. Love your site. I am from ND as well. Williston, to be exact. I have freiends in Kalispell and am excited to have them follow your blog. Thanks for standing firm in Jesus Christ.

  • Rebekah

    Mar 23, 2012 - Reply

    your blog looks wonderful! I don’t know a whole lot about the paleo diet, but am definitely interested in it; certainly seems a healthful way of eating. also, I absolutely love your “banner” photo! 🙂

    • Jennifer

      Mar 23, 2012 - Reply

      Thank you for your encouragement and for visiting my site! You’ll have to keep me posted if you try paleo and what you think!

  • Christine

    Nov 8, 2011 - Reply

    I just stumbled onto your blog tonight, and I am so thrilled to find another Paleo Christian! Enough with that evolution-animal-human-centered nonsense. I’m still in a (pretty great-feeling) transition to being completely Paleo, slowly persuading my husband to give up the bad stuff, so I’m on a sharp lookout for resources and recipes. Finding these from a fellow believer is extra special!

    Blessings! ~C

  • Gina

    Nov 6, 2011 - Reply

    Praise God for your boldness and willingness to share your faith. I happened to find you through your post on another blog yesterday!!

    As a new Paleo eater due to milk-soy-grain allergies diagnosed 2 wks ago and a fellow Christian, your blog is an answer to prayer.

    God bless you!

    • Jennifer

      Nov 6, 2011 - Reply

      Thanks for your encouragement and comment! I hope my recipes can be helpful and enjoyable to you!

  • Peggy Sue Miller

    Aug 5, 2011 - Reply

    I am SOO excited you’re up and running with this. Can’t wait to see it all unfold.
    Love you guys.

    • Jennifer

      Aug 6, 2011 - Reply

      Thanks so much, Peggy Sue! Thanks for being a “go-to” person with my ideas 🙂

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