Our Weekly Menu Designed by our 7 year old

 

Last week our menu took 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 websitebooks and various social media platforms.  Not to be outdone by her sister, here is last week’s menu from our 7 year old. The week before, our oldest had request to create the menu so this last week, our middle girl wanted to give it a try.  Read to see what she requested:

Menu

Monday: Spaghetti (FP) with ground turkey, Dreamfield Pasta for the kids and Spaghetti Squash for the adults.

Tuesday: Tacos (E) with low carb tortillas, beans, and low fast cheese

WednesdayQuiche (S) with eggs, cheese, bacon and peppers. I also created a fun crust from riced cauliflower, cream cheese and baking blend. I’ll post the recipe soon once it’s perfected.

Thursday: Chicken Thighs- Baked (FP) with

Friday: Low Carb Pizza, (c/o) crust made with Cheese bread sticks on page 310of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Saturday: Grass Fed Steak with Grilled sweet potatoes and roasted Brussels sprouts! (E)

Sunday: Chili (E) – with spouted grain rolls

Sweet Treats

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)

INGREDIENTS
  • 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
Cinnamon “Sugar” Mixture
  • 1½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup melted butter
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Mix dry ingredients, sugar and cinnamon
  2. Mix in yogurt, milk, egg and oil
  3. Stir well
  4. Fill greased muffin pans ⅔ full
  5. Bake @375 for 15 minutes
  6. Remove immediately from pan and roll in melted butter
  7. Combine cinnamon & natural sugar (Sweet Blend)
  8. 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.

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