My mom would be horrified to see me publishing a mushroom recipe. I can hear her now… Daughter, I thought I raised you better than that! She’s just kidding around, of course. For the most part.
I proved in my Salted Caramel Frappe post that you don’t have to give up your favorite frozen coffee drinks when you start THM. You just need to know how to make them to fit the THM guidelines. And, I discovered, that basic recipe can be tweaked to suit whatever flavor you crave. Craving something dark chocolate and raspberry-ish? I got you covered with this Dark Chocolate Raspberry Mocha… Continue Reading
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
What do you mean “clean your dog WITHOUT shampoo”? Why would you even want to do that? We’ve got a black Lab. Labrador Retrievers are supposed to have water resistant coats – because their job is to retrieve downed waterfowl for their hunter masters. Anyone who’s ever duck hunted knows that if you’re hunting ducks you’re on or near the water, and the chances of any duck you hit dropping… 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