Have you read the ingredients on a bottle of salad dressing lately? Holy cow…since when do you need over 20 ingredients for something as simple as a vinaigrette? Yikes! Especially if some of those ingredients are artificial colorings and preservatives. No thank you. I’ll make it myself, thank you very much.
Spaghetti squash is such an amazing low carb veggie! It makes a great substitute for potatoes, so if you’re looking for a low carb spaghetti squash latkes recipe look no further. Not a fan of spice? You can easily leave it out to suit your taste buds. Today, I got in trouble with my bestie. She just happens to also be my bloggy mentor, so when she “gets on me”… Continue Reading
I. Miss. Bread. Back in 2012, I went gluten free and I miss bread often. I miss being able to just make a sandwich without paying $5 for a teeny loaf of bread. Or eating a warm slice of homemade bread slathered in buttah. Then I found this recipe for a coconut flour flatbread. It kind of changed my life.
To say the humble spaghetti squash has got me all excited is an understatement. One bite of this fabulous, low carb squash and I began to envision all kinds of ways to use it. Ways to replace your former high carb favorite foods (like pasta and potatoes) so you can still enjoy comfort foods without the glycemic payload delivered by pasta and potatoes. This Mock Baked Spaghetti is a comfort food you’re sure… Continue Reading
So, you’ve ditched the potatoes on your low carb diet but now you’re craving hash browns with that egg fried in coconut oil. Is there anything you can substitute to satisfy that carby crave? What if I told you yes, there was indeed something you could sub for potatoes, and it was really good for you? Would you be surprised if I told you it was spaghetti squash hash browns?… Continue Reading
Spaghetti squash is a low-carber’s best friend. Seriously! It only has four grams of net carbs per half cup and contains vitamin C, vitamin B6 and trace minerals such as potassium as well as calcium, phosphorus and magnesium. All these nutrients are important to the body for good health, metabolism and muscle function. It also has a very mild flavor, which makes it a perfect addition to many recipes. It… Continue Reading
Egg white omelettes…let’s be honest…aren’t really all that great. As a quasi real foodie, the thought of NOT using the delicious, healthy deep-orange orbs in the middle of my freshly laid backyard chicken eggs is something akin to sacrilege. You just can’t make an egg white omelette that looks or tastes good. Or can you? You most certainly can make a delicious egg white omelette that fools the senses into thinking… Continue Reading
It’s been a little over a month since I started Trim Healthy Mama, and it’s high time I start posting some recipes! Since I’m going to a family get together today, I thought I’d share this recipe I whipped up for Party Bean Dip. It’s totally THM friendly and super easy…on top of tasting great! Everybody wins, right? Now you can make an on-plan dish for a party or… Continue Reading
Sometimes your kitchen can really work against you! That’s why I chose this post from Whole Food Mom on a Budget. She shares 5 tips to make cooking a breeze. Five simple things you can to to help make your kitchen work better. I do some of them already, and a couple I have gotten lazy about, so that is inspiring me to tackle this: Most people probably wouldn’t post pics of their fridge… Continue Reading
Zucchini season is just around the corner, are you prepared? This easy, low carb and grain free zucchini fritters recipe is a great way to use that prolific garden veggie! They’re great for breakfast alongside a fried egg, for lunch with fresh sliced tomatoes, or even for supper with a big garden salad. My dear mother in law blessed me with two GINORMOUS zucchinis from her garden. That’s not sarcasm… Continue Reading