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) 

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: Addictive Greek Chicken  (S), Page 224 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. We had a request this week for steak from our middle daughter.  Our kids love black olives so I bet this meal will be a winner.

Tuesday:  Out to Dinner- Rodan+Fields Product Launch-Choose S

Wednesday: Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti Casserole (S) page 120 of Trim Healthy TableMade with THM Noodles, I may have to keep the noodles and chicken separate for the kids. But, this meal looks amazing!

Thursday: Loaded Broccoli and Cheese Soup (S), Page 152 of the book, Trim Healthy Table. Creamy and filled with nutrients, this will be a perfect make-ahead meal.

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:Blackened Shrimp Tacos (E), Click on the link and you’ll see why I picked this yummy meal. It looks and sounds amazing. Instead of using mayo, however, I will use non-fat yogurt to keep it an E.

Sunday: Breakfast for Dinner (E)- Waffles! Blender Freezer Waffles page 336 in Trim Healthy Table

For my Sweet Tooth

Low Carb Rolls (E)- This recipe calls for two eggs which would make it a crossover so I’ll add extra egg whites to stay within an E.

Creamy Pumpkin Chocolate Fried Taco (S) 

Our Weekly Menu with Light and Fluffy Quiche

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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: Good Grub (S), Page 64 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. We had a request this week for steak from our middle daughter.  This delightful, easy and quick meal will be the perfect fit.

Tuesday:  Quiche (S) Our kids love their tea parties and who doesn’t like a tea celebration at dinner!

Wednesday: Spaghetti (E) Made with Dreamfield Pasta and sugar-free sauce. For the weeks the kids have been asking for a noodle dish, spaghetti with low carb pasta is the perfect match.

Thursday: World’s Laziest Lasagna Skillet (S), Page 69 of the book, Trim Healthy Table. I’m pretty sure it was the name of the recipe which made me add it to this week’s menu. Easy, quick and delicious -yes, please!

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:Blackened Fish Tacos (E), page 60 of the book, Trim Healthy Table. Crispy fish packed with a yummy beans and low carb tortillas.

Sunday: Chicken Nuggets (S)- One of our favorite family recipes, our chicken is baked not fried but just as popular.

For my Sweet Tooth

Lemon Cream Pie (S) page 408 in Trim Healthy Table.

Pumpkin Cream Cake (S) 

Light and Fluffy Quiche

Ingredients:

  • Optional Pie Crust
  • 1 cup Shredded Mexican Blended Cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 4 oz Cream Cheese
  • Green Onion
  • Handful of Kale
  • Cooked Sausage Bites
  • 4- slices Cooked and Bacon Crumbles
  • 8 Eggs
  • 1 cup Whipping Cream
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian Spice Blend
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Layer the Pie Crust or Baking Dish with Cheese, Kale, Sausage, Cooked Bacon and onion.  
  2. In medium bowl, combine eggs, milk or cream, and then add salt, pepper and Italian Spice blend . Beat until smooth and pour over cheese and meat.
  3. Place prepared pie in preheat oven (375 degrees F)  If using a crust you may choose to cover with foil to protect it. 
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until filling is set and crust is golden brown. Remove the foil, if used and continue to bake for 15 mins if the quiche is not set. 

 


			

Our Weekly Menu and Pumpkin Curry

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: Idiots Chicken (S), Page 223 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. I feel in love with the fun name and the blend of easy ingredients for a busy Monday.

Tuesday:  Whole Roasted Chicken (E) One of my favorite Insta-pot recipes, this quick and easy roasted chicken is easy as it is delicious.  With the extra juice, we freeze and save in muffin tins for chicken stock.

Wednesday: Flaky Parmesan Tilapia (S) page 227 of the new Trim Healthy Table Cookbook. With leftover fish in the freezer, this will be a quick and easy meal.

Thursday: Mung Dal Pumpkin Curry (E) * see below for the recipe.  Pumpkin season is in full swing and another pumpkin soup was requested for this week.  So, I changed it up this week for a high protein meatless stew.

Friday: Carb Friendly Pizza & Movie Night (S)

Saturday:Happy Harvest Soup (S) Briana Thomas’ recipes are always filled with flavor and delicious.  I can’t wait to try this fall soup.

Sunday: BBQ Ribs  (S)- to keep this THM, I will have to substitute the apple juice.  Instead I may go with a Zevia or Bai flavored water drink.

For my Sweet Tooth

Velvety Chai by Briana Thomas

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookie Bars This is a repeat of last week since we didn’t get a chance to make them.  (made with Sunbutter for the \peanut allergy in our family) page 429 in the new Trim Healthy Table Cookbook

 

Pumpkin Mung Dal Curry (E)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Mung Dal
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • dash of cayenne
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1st garam marsala powder
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 2 tomatoes chopped

Directions:

Set the Instapot on the saute mode. Add the 1 tsp. of butter and onion.  Cook onion until tender.  Add in spices (cayenne, cinnamon, nutmeg, marsala powder, curry & turmeric) cook for about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Turn off saute.  Add the remaining ingredients (Mung Dal, chicken stock, pumpkin, almond milk and chopped tomatoes).  Cook on manual for 10 mins.  Quick release pressure.

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.