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

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: Hubby lovin’ Chicken (S), Page 218 of the book, Trim Healthy Table This is Pearl Barrett and Serene Allison’s newest book and it is filled with yummy delicious wholesome recipes to try. This delightful chicken dish adds a unique blend of spices for a creative Monday meal.

Tuesday: Sausage and Cheese Calzones (S) With the inspiration of our daughters Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook, we made yummy meat pies with the same Stromboli dough listed in this link.  Delicious and a family favorite we decided to give the sausage and cheese version a try with the same crust.

Wednesday: Black Bean Chicken Salad (E) Our family loves black beans so, for a quick and easy E meal, this recipe will be well loved by our kids. 

Thursday: Cheesy Tuna Casserole (S) page 125 of the new Trim Healthy Table Cookbook. This traditional recipe has a whole new makeover with cauliflower and plan-approved bread.

Friday: Carb Friendly Pizza & Movie Night (S)

Saturday: Low Carb Chicken Bundles (S) Cream cheese mixed with chicken with a flaky crust, I’m excited to try this recipe. 

Sunday: Pumpkin Pie Soup (E)* See Below It’s the first day of October and what better time for a savory pumpkin stew?!

For my Sweet Tooth

French Silk Pie (S) page 415 of the new Trim Healthy Table Cookbook

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookie Bars (made with Sunbutter for the peanut allergy in our family) page 429 in the new Trim Healthy Table Cookbook

 

Pumpkin Pie Soup (E)

Ingredients

  • 4 large sweet potatoes cooked
  • 1 bag frozen riced cauliflower
  • 1 bag frozen seasoning mix
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup 12 ounce canned pumpkin
  • 1 can of white navy beans
  • 1 cup of plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup unflavored almond milk
  • 1 tsp lemon
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • Pumpkin pie spice to taste
  • Dash of cayenne
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • Dash of paprika

    Directions:

    Blend in mixed until smooth and orange.  Add more liquid if needed. Cook in crockpot all day or simmer on stove for a half hour. For extra flavor consider adding minced apples, roasted pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds.