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
When I was pregnant with my daughter, I developed an aversion to red food coloring. If a food was supposed to be red, it didn’t bother me. But red jello made my skin crawl. Looking back, that was a good thing – red dye is really unhealthy. I still kind of get the heebie jeebies over it though, and it confounds me that one of my now-15-ear-old daughter’s favorite foods… Continue Reading
What is matcha tea? Matcha tea is a green tea that is unique to Japan and comes from the plant Camellia Sinensis. It has been used for hundreds of years in tea ceremonies. Matcha is the only form of tea in which the whole leaf is consumed rather than just brewing in water such as with loose leaf teas. Consuming the whole leaf means you also get more of the… Continue Reading
Yesterday, I saw this post in the Trim Healthy Mama group for a “detoxing” Egg Nog drink. Boy did that sound good! I looked at the recipe but didn’t have all the ingredients. But I want the Nog. And I want the Nog right now. So, I did what I always do in such situations. I threw some stuff together until it tasted like I wanted it to. So, without… Continue Reading
Raw ACV (apple cider vinegar) is some potent stuff. It’s very good for you, though, but many people can’t stand the flavor and have a hard time incorporating it in their diet. I’ve been experimenting with different ways to make GGMS (Good Girl Moonshine) and last week, I discovered The One. It’s my absolute favorite, and I’m calling it Zingy Raspberry Good Girl Moonshine.