Programs for all

Whether you're single, retired, a growing family, a business, or a ministry, CHM has a program for you.

Find Your Program

Gingerbread loaf

By Christian Healthcare Ministries

*Editor’s note: This information was published in the December 2023 issue of Heartfelt Magazine, CHM’s monthly magazine that provides CHM membership-related tips and tricks, testimonies from CHM members, and more. Please refer to the CHM Guidelines and applicable web pages for the most up-to-date information regarding CHM membership, sharing eligibility, and ministry news.*

It’s easy to let healthy eating habits slip over the holidays, especially when it comes to those delicious, sugary desserts. This Christmas, consider trying this healthy dessert option.


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil,
    melted and cooled to room temperature
  • 1 cup applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup milk (or milk alternative)
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (can substitute with honey)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare a greased 8×4 loaf pan.
  1. In a bowl, mix molasses, maple syrup, applesauce, egg, almond milk, and coconut oil until smooth.
  1. Add in whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, and spices. Mix until combined.
  1. Pour batter into greased 8×4 loaf pan. Bake for 40 – 45 minutes until baked all the way through.
  1. Allow the bread to cool for 30 minutes before removing from the pan. Store in refrigerator to maintain freshness.


Christian Healthcare Ministries
Christian Healthcare Ministries and its members help carry the load for their brothers and sisters in Christ, reflecting the spiritual values outlined in Galatians 6:2.