Did you forget to soak your dry black beans again? I’m sure that never happens to you, but just in case I’m going to share my secret for making homemade Chili Lime Black Beans in about an hour – using dry beans. That’s right…from dry to delicious in about an hour with no soaking.
Here it is, my first official THM Instant Pot recipe! This amazing kitchen appliance has just stolen my heart. It saves so much time in the kitchen and it’s a forgetful procrastinator’s best friend…you know that chicken you forgot to get out of the freezer? Pop it in the IP and poof, cooked chicken in no time. Dinner is saved and you get to bask in the mmmmm’s and… Continue Reading
Need a great way to use up leftovers? Enter the frittata. Super simple. Endlessly forgiving. Can hardly go wrong with it, truly. And when you’re blessed with an abundance miscellaneous leftovers and fresh eggs from your lovely backyard hens, it’s a terrific budget stretcher and egg-user-upper.
There’s something to be said for simple, can I get an amen? Busy is the order of the day lately around my house, so a simple-to-prepare Trim Healthy Mama friendly meal makes my heart (and tummy) happy. Low carb tortillas are great for super simple meals. Just put some stuff in them, fold or roll them up and you’re good to go…either straight down the hatch or into the skillet… Continue Reading
Did you know that I am a trained Barista? Indeed I am. It’s been years since I’ve worked at a certain famous coffee chain found in airports, supermarkets, and street corners across the globe, but I’m quite thankful for what I learned about coffee while I worked there. Like how much I love dark, roasty coffee. And those yummy, icy caramel frappes which go by a certain trademarked name… Continue Reading
Hot weather leaves you wanting something cold to eat with minimal effort, right? You sure don’t want to be slaving over a hot stove when satan’s armpit is hovering over your area. Easy, cold salads are hot summer weather necessities! If you get tired of egg salads, tuna salads, chicken salads, or ham salads there’s probably a couple of reasons why.
Ever take a bite of something and find yourself instantly transported back in time? To a moment in time? To an era long left behind? Some food you forgot about, maybe? Or maybe you never knew the recipe because your friend’s mom made it and you never asked her for it. Because when you’re 10 you don’t really think about stuff like recipes. You just know that you can… Continue Reading
Independence Day usually means BBQs and fireworks here in America. And celebrating our nation’s hard-earned freedom also means a veritable minefield of off-plan food choices for the Trim Healthy Mama follower. Potato salad, chips, buns for grilled meats as well as sugar-laden desserts can make sticking to our healthy eating plan difficult. If you’re hosting a party or bringing food to a family cookout, one solution is to make on… Continue Reading
One of my favorite things is blessing others! That’s just one reason why I love being a part of the THM Blogger Test Kitchen (Unofficial) group on Facebook. We’re a group of veteran bloggers dedicated to providing THM friendly recipes to all the Trim Healthy Mamas and their families out there. And we LOVE blessing mamas with some of the tools that make it easy and fun to stay… Continue Reading
Sometimes, you just want something rich, creamy and decadent, right? It’s even better when it comes together in less than five minutes. And it’s sugar free. This super easy Decadent Salted Caramel Whip is just that. It’s also wonderful for breakfast (just make sure you have some protein!). And if you can wait long enough to freeze it a bit, it would probably be absolutely divine half frozen. I… Continue Reading