Grilled Veggies

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For Christmas this year my mom gave Hubby a few grill accessories, including a basket for veggies. We love grilling in the summer but haven’t really done much grilling with veggies, other than corn and jalapenos. I thought they basket would be great for making all sorts of different veggies. Last week Hubby decided he wanted […]

A guide to beef stew explains to the beginner cook what stew is and how to achieve a great stew. Along with suggestions to keep it on Trim Healthy Mama Plan

A Guide to Beef Stew

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Stewing is a method of cooking in which smaller pieces of meat and vegetables are first browned with a small amount of fat, then finished in a closed pan covered with a liquid. This is similar to braising but with smaller pieces of meats and vegetables so that the cooking time is shorter. Stews have been around […]

These personal brownie parfaits are the perfect combination of chewy and sweet. They are easy to make with only 3 parts. Make in the morning, chill and they are ready to go by lunch.

Personal 3 Ingredient Brownie Parfait

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While thinking of what I wanted to bring to our New Year’s Eve gathering I knew I wanted something that was simple for everyone to grab and eat while we were playing games. I went with a Brownie Parfait that I just made up as I thought about it. What’s even better is it only […]

Celebrating my One year of being on the Trim Healthy Mama plan. Sharing before and afters, tips, favorite foods and some links.

One Year Trimaversary

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It’s my TRIMAVERSARY! I’m sure you are thinking, her what? Well today I have been on my Trim Healthy Mama journey for a full year, and what a great year it has been! If you do not know what the Trim Healthy Mama Plan is, click here to learn more about it. I have shared some […]

How to Make a Lattice Pie Crust

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When making apple pies like this one it is always pretty to make a decorative crust. There are many different kinds but a Lattice design on top is simple and looks very elegant.  Any fruit pie is suitable for a lattice crust on top. Hubby enjoys a good apple pie so I went with apple […]

Bacon Cheeseburger and Baked Fries

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It has been feeling like Summer lately in Central Arkansas, and with that I felt that it was time to have a good hamburger. This wasn’t just any hamburger though, it was seasoned to perfection, two pieces of gooey cheese, with two pieces of perfectly cooked bacon on top, all sitting between tow pieces of […]

How to Stir Fry. A step by step guide on how to make a perfect stir fry.

How to Stir-Fry

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One of my favorite meals has always been a quick stir-fry. When I was home alone for an evening or even when I needed a quick lunch throwing together one of these was my go to. Mine never turn out the same because I don’t ever think to write down how much I used of […]

Mini Easter Cupcake

Mini Easter Cupcakes

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Who doesn’t love mini cupcakes? I know they have always been a favorite of mine, and these mini Easter cupcakes don’t disappoint. There are so many adorable designs for Spring and Easter cupcakes and I decided to go with a simple grass technique and some Easter candies for my contribution to Easter lunch. I made […]

chocolate covered strawberry tuxedo

Tuxedo Chocolate Covered Strawberries.

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These chocolate covered strawberries give the look of class with much less effort than you would expect. The tuxedo effect is given by multiple chocolate layers on the strawberry. I have never been a strawberry fan until very recently. I remember a time when I was younger that I was served a big plate of […]