Episode 11: How to Practice Biblical Hospitality

Entertaining seeks to impress, hospitality seeks to bless. Today we will discuss biblical hospitality and why God wants us to practice it and I’ll throw in a few practical tips including feeding a crowd without blowing up your grocery budget and how to take some of the stress out of preparing your house for guests.

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Easy Recipe for hospitality

Home + Food + Meaningful conversation

Hospitality Scriptures

  • Hebrews 13:2
  • Romans 12:13
  • 1 Peter 4:9
  • 2 Kings 4 - Elisha and Shunammite Woman
  • Exodus 2 - Moses and future Father in Law
  • Acts 16 - Lydia and Philippian Prison guard

Crowd Pleasing Lasagna* - Gluten Free / Quick

Feeds 10 - 12

  • 2 pounds ground beef, turkey, or chicken
  • 3 jars(12 oz) of tomato sauce - or make your own!
  • 1.5 TBSP Italian seasoning
  • 1 TBSP granulated garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 box of prewashed spinach
  • 16 oz of cottage cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cook meat in skillet. Add seasonings and salt and pepper to taste. Drain fat.
  3. Heat sauce in pan and add cooked meat. Simmer for 15-30 minutes (longer the simmer, the better the flavor)
  4. Blend in blender or food processor eggs and cottage cheese until smooth
  5. Use 9x13 baking dish - line bottom with half of meat sauce mixture
  6. Next generously layer spinach over sauce.
  7. Drizzle liberally half the cottage cheese egg mixture over the spinach
  8. Sprinkle 1 cup cheese over cheese egg mixture
  9. Layer again! Add the rest of the meat sauce mixture
  10. Layer more spinach
  11. Drizzle the rest of cheese egg mixture
  12. Top with two cups cheese
  13. Bake in oven for 30-45 minutes until cheese is nice and bubbly.

*Note - Measurements are not my favorite ;) This recipe is hard to mess up - and can probably be made in a bigger pan or two smaller pans!

**This recipe is adapted from the Trim Healthy Mama Lazy Lasagna - you can find the recipe here.

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