Whey Pie with Whipped Cream Topping (THM-S)

Who has whey laying around? Well, if you are into cheesemaking or yogurt-making, you will have random jars of whey hanging out in your fridge– if you save it. And you really should save it! I think whey deserves it’s own blog post, so look-y here. Here is a THM friendly version of old fashionedContinue reading “Whey Pie with Whipped Cream Topping (THM-S)”

Roasted Chickpeas (THM-E)

A crunchy, crispy, savory/sweet snack that will satisfy the *crunch* you might need. Replace those potato chips! Or top a salad with them. Sometimes, it’s hard to come up with THM E snacks. (Healthy carb, less fats.) I feel like I lean more heavily on S snacks, because it’s easier. (Fruit with some protein usuallyContinue reading “Roasted Chickpeas (THM-E)”

My Own Trim Healthy Mama Journey

The year was 2014. I had been married for two years, working full time as a nurse, and struggling to fix dinner most of the time. Those first years there was a lot of Subway and Chinese takeout. I had a recipe collection of my mama’s staples: chicken and dumplings, Italian soup, biscuits, chicken casserole…ya’Continue reading “My Own Trim Healthy Mama Journey”

Apple Pie Kefir Smoothie (THM-E)

Apple Pie Kefir Smoothie (THM- E) 1 cup double fermented kefir * 1 whole Apple, cored and roughly sliced 1/2 cup oats Dash of mineral salt Dash THM Pure Stevia Extract Powder, or honey Scoop Integral Collagen (optional) 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 to 1 cup ice cubes (All these links above are THM affiliate links,Continue reading “Apple Pie Kefir Smoothie (THM-E)”

A New Direction…But Still On the Same Road

Friends! I have a new update for you all. As you probably already know, I love writing about all things Appalachia…from stories about our ancestors to recipes and techniques used by them. I love old-timey things and I love our farm. We love living off of our land and not having to depend on theContinue reading “A New Direction…But Still On the Same Road”