Kiwi Banana Kefir Smoothie (THM-E)

I’ve had a fascination with the fuzzy little kiwi fruit lately. It all started when I was having an afternoon slump and needed a snack. I cut up a kiwi I had sitting on the counter. I was amazed at the instant energy burst I felt from the kiwi! Maybe I’m just easily fascinated…but IContinue reading “Kiwi Banana Kefir Smoothie (THM-E)”

Feta Italian Meatballs (THM-S, low-carb, gluten free)

Do you love the flavor of feta cheese? I sure do! I love stuffed meatballs too. So when we needed to have dinner Saturday night, these meatballs came into being! I will include the pasta sauce recipe as well. But you can use any pasta, veggie noodles, or sauce you like. Or even have theContinue reading “Feta Italian Meatballs (THM-S, low-carb, gluten free)”

Beefy Alfredo (THM-S, Low Carb, opt. Gluten free)

Listen everyone. This casserole was consumed entirely by my family. I have three little boys and a husband…and the 9×13 disappeared before my eyes! This is a good hefty hearty casserole that made my boys very happy. I don’t think you’ll be disappointed by this. This would be classified a Heavy S…and it uses aContinue reading “Beefy Alfredo (THM-S, Low Carb, opt. Gluten free)”

THM Fuel Cycle: My Own Experience

First things first: what is a THM Fuel Cycle? Trim Healthy Mama is a healthy eating lifestyle plan that you can read more about here. Basically, THM incorporates all healthy food groups in the wisest way to help lose weight and maintain a healthful balance. A Fuel Cycle, in the realms of THM, is whereContinue reading “THM Fuel Cycle: My Own Experience”

Feisty Flounder (THM-FP, Low Carb, GF)

Here’s a tasty, unique way to get more fish in your diet! I used frozen wild caught flounder filets at Aldi. There were six filets in the bag, so I cooked them all. If you can’t find flounder, use any white, low-fat, fish. (Tilapia would work.) So basically, I was craving this flavor for someContinue reading “Feisty Flounder (THM-FP, Low Carb, GF)”

Five Healthy Things You Can Start Right Now! (They’re free and easy.)

Maybe you’re in a slump of sorts as the cold weather finally makes its way out the door…and you want to start feeling better NOW! I wanted to share a few things that you can do this very minute to make strides toward being more energetic and healthier. Sitting at work? On a break atContinue reading “Five Healthy Things You Can Start Right Now! (They’re free and easy.)”

How to Make Simple Soy Wax Candles

I want to clear something up real quick before ya’ll read this tutorial. I’m no expert candle maker. I don’t have the patience to learn all the different techniques that’s involved with “real” candlemaking. But if you want a quick, cute, unique gift…this is a winner! Friends will think you have some secret candle-making talentContinue reading “How to Make Simple Soy Wax Candles”