Cupid Mix

A couple years ago I came up with a Valentine’s Day puppy chow recipe. I shared it over at Married and Hungry but somehow it never made its way over here. So today I am fixing that and sharing with you. I was surprised how easy it was to make and how good it was. […]

The French Chef in America Book Review

Book Review: The French Chef in America

I received this book from Blogging for Books for my review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  As someone who has always enjoyed cooking and food, I admired Julia Child for her accomplishments. Most of what I knew about her was very general or came from the movie Julia and Julia. I had never […]

A guide on Fuel Pull foods and numbers when following the Trim Healthy Mama plan. Includes what you can have, what not to and meal ideas.

Favorite THM Fuel Pull Foods

If you have been following along with this Trim Healthy Mama Basics series that I have been doing then you have learned about S foods and E foods. In this post, we will be talking about Fuel Pull foods, AKA FP. In my mind, I like to think of them as a neutral food, not […]

A THMs favorite dessert or snack for those sweet cravings. Skinny Chocolate made even better with caramel extract.

Caramel Skinny Chocolate

If you have been on Trim Healthy Mama for long or checked out some of my tip pages you have heard of Skinny Chocolate. It is something that the sisters came up with so that even in this lifestyle we don’t have to be without chocolate. Because really what is life without chocolate? I used to […]

Enjoy this easy and healthy Valentine's Day dinner for two that you can have ready in under one hour. Perfect for a weeknight date.

Healthy Valentines Day Dinner for Two In a Hour

Each year Hubby and I rotate who plans Valentine’s Day and our Anniversary, this year I have Valentines Day and I am so excited. As I was thinking about what I wanted to do I realized that it is on a Tuesday this year, which can make going out for a big night or a […]

Trim Healthy Mama E Food list. Learn about E meals, why you need them and how to make them work for you. Part of the THM Basics Series.

THM E Food Lists

A couple weeks ago I started the Basics of Trim Healthy Mama discussing what S foods were and some of my favorites. Today we are going to talk about my favorite E foods are and why we need them. E Meals E stands for Energizing. These can be more challenging for people then S meals […]

Rich Beef Stew

This THM Beef Stew recipe is perfect for those cold winter days. Put everything in a dutch oven and let it simmer for a few hours, the house will smell great and you will be full and warm after dinner.  With the new year, I have decided to work harder on sharing more technique posts and […]

Wonderful Wednesdays Link Party #9

Hello and welcome back to Wonderful Wednesdays Link Party, this is our 9th week and I can’t wait to see what recipes that everyone shares. Many of us had some snow over the weekend. Here, it was our first snow of the year and it was so pretty. I enjoy seeing the snow for a […]

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

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 […]