Low fat dressings can be disappointing (but they don’t have to be)! Store bought varieties are often loaded with sugar and unwanted ingredients. Making your own is the answer! Whipping up this easy, low fat (or fat free), probiotic rich Creamy Cajun Ranch dressing will give a cool kick to salads and more. This tasty dressing is part of another recipe I’ll be posting in a few days. It’s a THM… Continue Reading
Think you hate cottage cheese? Cottage cheese is a great source of protein! Some people can’t stand the texture, though. If that’s you then you’ll love this huge list of surprising ways to eat cottage cheese. Most of these recipes have this inexpensive and versatile ingredient blended into them and you’ll never even know it’s there. It’s a THM staple in my fridge and this past week all I’ve wanted… 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. You haven’t tried my Sriracha Egg Salad, Tuna and Capers, Sriracha… 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 plan… Continue Reading
Have you heard of chana dal? When I first got my Trim Healthy Mama book back in August of 2014, I read about chana dal. I was particularly intrigued by how it is supposed to be a very good carb (yes, there really is such a thing!) for people with blood sugar issues.
One of the biggest challenges I have found while being on the Trim Healthy Mama plan is the E meal. I have an inherent distrust of carbs. They make me fat, plain and simple. I can eat steak smothered in butter, a hunk of cheese, and a stick of butter just for fun and not gain a thing. But start putting carbs in the engine – in any form –… Continue Reading