If you’ve ever had Fathead pizza crust, aka Holy Grail pizza crust, you know what a low carb life-changer that stuff is. I mean seriously. It’s like eating real, carbolicious, gluten-infested pizza and if you’ve had to forgo that slice of heaven for any length of time this “cheese dough” crust will absolutely astonish you. If you HAVE had it, you know what I mean. And if you thought it… 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.
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
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
If you don’t yet have fresh peppers popping up in your garden, you soon will! Gardening is hard work, and many people don’t have the skills (or room) to plant and maintain one. You need delicious, flavorful recipes like this Easy Garden Fresh Pepper Salad to showcase your skills…be they coaxing produce out of the ground, finding good deals at farmer’s markets or the store, or rocking it in… 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
Low carb and corn can never go together, right? WRONG! A while back, I made In a Jiffy Corn Muffins from Gwen’s Nest and could NOT believe how amazingly delicious they were. And to top it off, those tasty little wonders are FUEL PULL, which means both low fat AND low carb. Low carb?? How can that possibly be? It’s got CORN in it. We all know corn is… Continue Reading