This week our menu is going to take on a little twist. We follow the guidelines of Trim Healthy Mama developed by Pearl Barrett and Serene Allison and we encourage you to check out their website, books and various social media platforms. However all of the recipes picked for this weeks menu are non THM. Consequently we will make some adjustments to alleviate sugars, white starchy flours and to keep our fats from carbs. I’ll mention a few in the comments. Our oldest wanted to plan the menu for this week and I figured, well, why not!! So here is this week’s menu from an 8, almost 9 year old girl!
Monday: Irish Stew page 147 from The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook. ~ No Side and Substitute radishes for potatoes
Tuesday: Shepherds Pie and glazed carrots pages 136 and 129 from The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook. Substitute Cauliflower rice for potatoes.
Wednesday: Haggis with buttered peas pages 155 and 129 The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook. ~ Substitue hot dogs or sausages for Haggis
Thursday: Classic Roast Chicken with french fries pages 155 and 128 of The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook. ~ Cook in the Instapot
Friday: Low Carb Pizza, (c/o) crust made with Cheese bread sticks on page 310of the book Trim Healthy Table.
Saturday: Beef Stew with Herb Dumplings page 65 The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook. ~No Side and Sub baking blend for flour
Sunday: Chicken Enchiladas (S) – I’m excited about this delicious meal choice!
Gorilla Bread: This recipe was as huge hit! I even had couple with my breakfast the next morning.
Sugar Free Cinnamon Donuts * See Below!!
Cinnamon Sugar Donuts (S)
- 2 c baking blend
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- ¼ c natural sweetener
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- ½ c greek yogurt
- ¼ c nut milk (coconut or almond)
- 1 egg
- 2 T oil
- 1½ tsp cinnamon
- 1 cup sugar
- ¼ cup melted butter
- Mix dry ingredients, sugar and cinnamon
- Mix in yogurt, milk, egg and oil
- Stir well
- Fill greased muffin pans ⅔ full
- Bake @375 for 15 minutes
- Remove immediately from pan and roll in melted butter
- Combine cinnamon & natural sugar (Sweet Blend)
- Roll donuts in cinnamon mixture
Or look check out the Basic Donut on page 268 of the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook for a different recipe on THM donuts.