Trim Healthy Mama Quick Start Guide

The Trim Healthy Mama Quick Start Guide that I shared at the bottom of the Book Review was in need of an update, so I decided to create its own post here, to make it easier to find.  If you missed it the first time around, be sure to check out my best tips, tricks, and recipes for getting rolling on the Trim Healthy Mama plan. If you’ve not had a chance to read about this AMAZING nutrition/recipe/hormone balance/fitness/AWESOME book, then…

Continue reading

Trim Healthy Mama Book Review

…ore and after photos here, probably), and then we’ll talk about the rest of the book content and all the nitty gritty questions that you might have. Finally, I’ll share my FAVORITE things about THM.  AND I made you an awesome quick start guide for Trim Healthy Mama, and a weight loss tracking chart!  Those are linked at the bottom of the book review.  And then you can enter to win the drawing for the free e-book!  READY?  Let’s go! served…

Continue reading

Busy Mama Tips to Stay On Plan {Trim Healthy Tuesday}

…urday mornings, but for the weekday, stick to grab & go or crock pot meals for the whole family. I love the convenience of making up a big batch of  Luscious Lemon Yogurt, the Lemon Poppyseed Muffin in a Mug Master Mix. A quick omlette, Cottage Style or Mozzarella Turkey Toast (Morning Meals chapter, p. 239), 0% Greek yogurt parfaits with stir-in fruit are other fast favorite here. Weekends can be more fun.  I usually bake something on Friday…

Continue reading

Fajita Recipe

Mmmm…can you hear the lime fajita recipe sizzling? I crave good, savory food this time of year, and this is such a simple, quick dinner with loads of flavor.   It’s a nice change from sugar cookies and cheeseballs.   And it’s *fast*…as in ‘set the table before you start heating the pan’ fast. And delicious.  It’s definitely man pleasin’ vittles. This is what you’ll need to make this *easy…

Continue reading

New Year, New Me {Trim Healthy Tuesday}

as a good time for me to give this my best shot. I was ready to give this an all out effort because I knew I had to make a change for my health. With my docket of health issues, I was not by any means an ideal candidate for a quick weight loss plan…which works out, because THM isn’t a quick weight loss plan.  But BOY did it work for me!  January 1st was my first full day on THM. This photo was taken on Jan. 3rd, when I’d been on…

Continue reading

Herb & Natural Remedy Research Sites: My Favorites

…uable for discovering broad range of historical uses and preparations from herbs.  I used this source heavily in my research for the elderberry articles. Awesome Glossary of Weird Herbal/Medical Terms: If you’d like a quick reference for the odd terms, like “Diaphoretic” and “Vermifuge”, check out this link of primary and secondary herbal actions by Jim McDonald.  The glossary starts about 1/3 of the way down: http…

Continue reading

Magnesium Supplements: a Great DIY Recipe

So, we’ve covered magnesium deficiency in my previous post, AND I promised to tell you about a DIY magnesium supplement, that is very bio-available (the body absorbs it easily and quickly).  Many of the tablet forms of magnesium that you’ll find in multivitamins and supplements don’t really get absorbed very effectively…especially if the supplement has calcium in it. It’s SO easy to make a very effective Magnesiu…

Continue reading

Breadstick Recipe

e. They won’t last long! Here’s the printable! Breadstick Recipe Recipe Type: Breads Cuisine: Italian Author: Gwen Prep time: 60 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 1 hour 20 mins Serves: 8-10 This is a really quick breadstick recipe that rivals those served at a famous “hut” of pizza. Soft and fluffy, with a deliciously seasoned cheesy topping. They come together, start to finish, in less than an hour an a half, and t…

Continue reading

Lemon Poppyseed Muffin in a Mug

  This (low carb) lemon poppyseed muffin is one of my favorite ways to start my day.  Lemons and poppyseeds make me cheerful. This is a really quick recipe to toss together, and you can either bake it up in the oven (in regular muffin cups…it will make 3 muffins), or microwave it in a mug for less than a minute.  The end result is warm, steamy, tart muffins that keep that blood sugar nice and stable, and fill your tummy…

Continue reading