Our Weekly Menu

This weeks menu is ready! 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.

Menu

Monday: “Brown Sugar” Salmon (FP) Grab some non-starchy veggies and pair it with this delicious salmon for a delicious meal!

Tuesday: Butternut Squash Soup (E) Hearty with an added curry flavor, I’m excited to try this soup!

Wednesday:  Quiche (S) Click on our link to read our personal recipe.

Thursday: Twice Baked Spaghetti Squash (FP) Another zero fat/carb recipe for this week.  This one looks amazing!

Friday: Low Carb Pizza, (c/o) crust made with Cheese bread sticks on page 252 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Saturday: Chicken Curry (E) I’ve been dreaming of a flavorful curry, I can’t wait to try this recipe.

Sunday: Loaded Spaghetti Squash (S) Who doesn’t love a cheesy buttery bacon flavored meal?  Add spaghetti squash to the mix and you have a delicious, healthy meal.

For my Sweet Tooth

Life by Chocolate Cake (S) page 276 of the book Trim Healthy Table.  I didn’t get a chance to make my cake so I’m trying this one again!

Fudge Brownies (S) page 404 of the book Trim Healthy Table.  These brownies were delicious!  I am making them again and adding some sugar-free chocolate chips to batter.

Our Weekly Menu with Pizza Chili Recipe

This weeks menu is ready! 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. It’s my birthday week and we have some fun events planned!  Thursday we have an online event plus a few friends over for dinner so we needed a food choice that made a larger portion.  Over the weekend we have some fun family activities planned that will keep us on the go.  With that in mind, we needed easy dinner options.

Menu

Monday: Spaghetti (E) Made with Dreamfield Pasta or Spaghetti Squash for noodles and ground turkey with low sugar sauce.

Tuesday: Hillbilly Chicken (S) Similar to bacon wrapped chicken, this is a similar find with a creative yummy twist.

Wednesday:  Quiche (S) Click on our link to read our personal recipe.

Thursday: Turkey Chili with a twist * See recipe below

Friday: Low Carb Pizza, (c/o) crust made with Cheese bread sticks on page 252 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Saturday: Whole Roasted Chicken in the Instapot!

Sunday: AirFryer Eggplant Parmesan (S or E, depending on cheese choice)  with THM Just Like Red Lobster Biscuits 

 

For my Sweet Tooth

For my Birthday Cake: Life by Chocolate Cake (S) page 276 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Fudge Brownies (S) page 404 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Insta-Pot Pizza Chili
  • 2 pound ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 2 cans RoTel Diced Tomatoes with Green Chilies
  • 2 cans of the following beans (Black, any kind of White & Kidney)
  • 1 – 2 Tablespoons chili powder (depending on how spicy you like your chili)
  • 1 Tablespoon cumin 
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • Himalayan salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup chicken stock low sodium
  • 3 ounce can of tomato paste.
  • 2 cans of sugar-free pizza sauce

Press Sauté button and add butter and onion and ground turkey. Once the onion and turkey has been cooked, turn off Sauté mood and add the rest of the ingredients. Close lid and pressure cook on chili at High Pressure for 30 minutes, followed by Natural Release. Open the lid carefully.

Our Weekly Menu

This weeks menu is ready! 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. A couple snow days had us cooped up indoors the last few days turning the kids stir-crazy.  Next week warmer weather will be back in forecast and the girls back in school.  With more time available, I’ll be able to plan creative lessons for our preschooler.

 

Menu

Monday: Big n’ Beefy Noodles Bowl (S) page 319 of the book  Trim Healthy Table. 

Tuesday: Beans and Cornbread page 111 (E) page 319 of the book  Trim Healthy Table. 

Wednesday: Chicken Cakes (S) page 237 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Thursday: Quiche (S) Click on our link to read our personal recipe.

Friday: Low Carb Pizza, (c/o) crust made with Cheese bread sticks on page 252 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Saturday: Chili Pie (S) page 142 of the book  Trim Healthy Table. 

Sunday: Sopa de Quinoa Trimmy Bisque (E) page 188 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

 

For my Sweet Tooth

 

Life by Chocolate Cake (S) page 276 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Cinnamon Butter Bundt Cake (S) page 380 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Our Weekly Menu Happy 2018!

Our Weekly Menu

Our Weekly Menu

This weeks menu is ready! 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. Happy New Year!  Our word of the year is Grow!!

  • Grow in Kindness
  • Grow in Faith
  • Grow in Positivity
  • Grow towards Financial Freedom
  • Grow as a family and as a couple
  • Grow in business
  • Grow as a leader!
  • Grow as a writer.

The list could continue to GROW!  But we are using this word to build on our year and our goals. What word speaks to you in 2018?

Menu

Monday: Millionaire Spaghetti Squash (S) Lasagna flavor with a tasty twist!

Tuesday: Sprouted Wheat Rolls  with  White Bean Soup (E)

Wednesday: Snatch ’em up chicken tenders (S) page 238 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Thursday: Creamy mushroom Chicken Casserole (S) page 141 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Friday: Low Carb Pizza, (c/o) crust made with Cheese bread sticks on page 252 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Saturday:Trim Mac Salad (S) page 181 of the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook

Sunday: Creamy lemon chicken and quinoa soup (E) page 147 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

 

For my Sweet Tooth

 

Life by Chocolate Cake (S) page 276 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Cinnamon Butter Bundt Cake (S) page 380 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Our Weekly Menu

This weeks menu is ready! 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. The holiday festivities have begun and with it an excitement in the air.  The kids are thrilled for Christmas decorating and baking.

Menu

Monday:  Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Casserole (S) page 132 of the book Trim Healthy Table.

Tuesday: Enchiladas (S) leftovers from Monday night’s Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Wednesday: Bean Soup (E) 

Thursday: Cauldron Cakes with Pumpkin Juice (E) (Pancakes and THM Pumpkin Sipper page 401 of the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook)

Friday: Low Carb Pizza, (c/o) crust made with Cheese bread sticks on page 252 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Saturday:Trim Mac Salad (S) page 181 of the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook

Sunday: Taco Pie (S) Page 119 of the book Trim Healthy Table 

 

For my Sweet Tooth

Low Carb Fudge –This treat is back on the menu!  The kids ate them all!

Low Carb Almond Joy Bonbons-I didn’t get a chance to try this recipe so back on the menu it goes.

Cinnamon Rolls –These were amazing!  They were so very easy for a quick breakfast when 5:00am is my alarm clock!

Our Weekly Menu

This weeks menu is ready! 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. The holiday festivities have begun and with it an excitement in the air.  The kids are thrilled for Christmas decorating and baking.

Menu

Monday: Breakfast for Dinner (E) Pancakes and Waffles!

Tuesday: Quesadillas (S) Made with low carb tortillas!

Wednesday: Piggies in a Blanket (S) 

Thursday:  Trim Mac Salad (S)

Friday: Low Carb Pizza, (c/o) crust made with cheese flower Biscuit on page 248 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Saturday: Rotisserie Chicken and Kale Salad  (E)

Sunday: Turkey Hamburgers and Air Fried Sweet Potatoes (E)

 

For my Sweet Tooth

Low Carb Fudge 

Low Carb Almond Joy Bonbons

Cinnamon Rolls 


 

Our Weekly Menu

This weeks menu is ready! 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. The holiday festivities have begun and with it an excitement in the air.  The kids are thrilled for Christmas decorating and baking.

Menu

Monday: Simple Tacos (S or E) For an S version we use low carb tortillas with low fat plain yogurt, cheese, a sprinkle of tomatoes and ground turkey.  For an E, however we use low carb tortillas, bean mixed with ground turkey, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, corn and other yummy taco fixings.

Tuesday: Spaghetti (E) Made with Dreamfield Pasta or Spaghetti Squash for noodles and ground turkey with low sugar sauce.

Wednesday: Hot Dogs with a Side Salad (S) 

Thursday: Pumpkin Soup (E) * See recipe below

Friday: Low Carb Pizza, crust made with cheese flower Biscuit on page 248 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Saturday: Bacon Crusted Chicken Bacon and Chicken!  Yumm!  This is going to be a crowd pleasing meal.

Sunday: Southwestern Meatloaf  Simple yet delicious, this meal will be happy ending to the busy week.

For my Sweet Tooth

Lemon Bars (S)-With Lemon flavor a favorite with my kids, Buttery Lemon Bars are sure to be a hit.

Pumpkin Pie Soup (E)
  • 1 sautéed onion
  • 4 large sweet potatoes cooked
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 1 can of white navy beans
  • 1 bag of riced cauliflower
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • Pumpkin pie spice to taste (I used closed to 1/2 Tablespoon)
  • Dash of cayenne
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • Dash of paprika

Directions:

To cook my sweet potatoes, I wrap in foil, place in the Instapot for 12 mins on manual pressure with a natural release. Let them cool then blend in the rest of the ingredients in the mixer. Place back into the Instapot and set on soup for 30 mins. Top with pumpkin seeds.

Our Weekly Menu and Acorn Squash Pecan Bake

Our Weekly Menu

This weeks menu is ready! 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. This week is Thanksgiving and with family coming into town, we have some creative meals for our guests.

Menu

Monday: Eggroll in a Bowl (S or E) page 63 of the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbookwith our own added additions such as water chestnuts, baby corn and sprouts

Tuesday:  One Pot Bean Mung Dal  (E) My husband and I enjoy the flavor and high protein found Mung Dal. This week we searched for a kid approved recpie. Hopefully the kids like this hearty dish.

Wednesday: Drive Thru Sue Chicken Quiche (S) page 118 of the Trim Healthy Table Cookbook

Thursday: Thanksgiving!! (S) Insta-pot turkey with our recipe of Acorn Squash Pecan Bake (See below) and a side of veggies is our simple but healthy plan!

Friday: Low Carb Pizza, crust made with cheese flower Biscuit on page 248 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Saturday: Bacon Crusted Chicken Bacon and Chicken!  Yumm!  This is going to be a crowd pleasing meal.

Sunday: Southwestern Meatloaf  Simple yet delicious, this meal will be happy ending to the busy week.

For my Sweet Tooth

Mocha Roll (S)-Take a look at the picture of this decadent treat and you will want to try this recipe, too!

Lemon Bars (S)-With Lemon flavor a favorite with my kids, Buttery Lemon Bars are sure to be a hit.

Acorn Squash Pecan Bake

1 egg
2 Acorn Squash
¼ cup xylitol
1/4 cup butter
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cups milk or whipping cream

Special Ingredients
1/2 cup baking blend
1/4 cup xylitol
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Cook acorn squash in the instapot for 12 mins on manual, cool, peal, cut and scoop out the seeds. Mash squash and ad ¼ cup of xylitol, 1/4 cup butter, 1/2 teaspoon allspice, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg.  Mix well.  Beat in cream and egg.  Whip well with mixer.  Pour into greased baking pan.  Combine special ingredients and mix until crumbly.  Mix in pecans and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.  Sprinkle over the top of the squash mixture.  Dot with butter.  Bake at 400 degrees for 35-40 minutes.

Our Weekly Menu

Our Weekly Menu

This weeks menu is ready! 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. We just arrived back from our weekend getaway to Washington DC and what a fantastic weekend we had with good friends.

Menu

Monday: Addictive Greek Chicken  (S) (page 224) with Cucumber Salad (S) page 224 in the Trim Healthy Table Book.

Tuesday:  Tortilla Soup (S) with Just Like Red-lobster Biscuits (S) With the weather getting cooler, we love our soups with biscuits.  These biscuits are easy

Wednesday: Loaded Philly Cheese Meatloaf (S) page 216 of the Trim Healthy Table

Thursday: Chicken Bake (E) Page 123 of The Trim Healthy Table Cookbook.

Friday: Low Carb Pizza, crust made with cheese flower Biscuit on page 248 of the book Trim Healthy Table. 

Saturday: Salmon Patties (E) page 244 of the Trim Healthy Table Book with Zucchini Fritters page 235 of the Trim Healthy Table Cookbook

Sunday: Breakfast for Dinner with Chocolate Chip Pancakes (S) page 341 of the Trim Healthy Table Cookbook. Just today we tried our order of Trim Healthy Mama Chocolate Chips arrived in the post. We sampled a few today and boy are they delicious.  Sunday night we will try them in some yummy pancakes!

For my Sweet Tooth

Mocha Roll (S)-Take a look at the picture of this decadent treat and you will want to try this recipe, too!

Lemon Bars (S)-With Lemon flavor a favorite with my kids, Buttery Lemon Bars are sure to be a hit.

 

 

Our Weekly Menu

Our Weekly Menu

This weeks menu is ready! 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.

Menu

Monday: Butternut Squash Chili (E), this favorite fall recipe is perfect for leftovers this week before Halloween.

Tuesday:  Easy Tacos (E or S) Made with beans, low carb tortillas and mozzarella cheese, we are rushing off to our 1st graders school musical.

Wednesday: Creamy Chicken Enchilada with Spaghetti Squash (S) I’ll omit the beans and corn but add a bag of riced cauliflower for this tasty meal.

Thursday: Teriyaki Beef and Broccoli (S/E or FP), Page 82 of the book, Trim Healthy Table. Beef is a favorite meat in our family and one we don’t often create.  This kids will be excited!

Friday: Carb Friendly Pizza & Movie Night (S).  There are a couple new recipe’s for crusts in the book Trim Healthy Table that we’ve been meaning to try!

Saturday:Hot Dogs with Green Fries  (S), Our green fries are simply green beans or zucchini strips cooked in the air fryer a perfect alternative french fries.

Sunday: Traditional Chili (E)- Twice in one week, why yes!  My husband is cooking dinner so I’ll take it! 

For my Sweet Tooth

Pumpkin Gummy Candy I’ll be using the tart cherry recipe but with pumpkin juice to make these gummy candies.

Creamy Pumpkin Chocolate Fried Taco (S)