TrimHealthyMama Popcorn Recipes!

It’s National Popcorn Day! Can you guess what this post will be about? Yep, popcorn recipes for TrimHealthyMama. First we have to get one thing out of the way for people new to the THM plan: Can you have popcorn on TrimHealthyMama? YES! Popcorn is totally fine on THM in an “E” setting. Just don’t […]

How to do TrimHealthyMama when you hate cooking or don't have time!

Hi everyone! I hope you had a wonderful year and met your weight loss goals with the help of TrimHealthyMama. I thought it would be fun to share the most popular posts on this blog for 2016. If you’re new here, you might have missed one of these. (And if you’re new here, be sure […]

Banana "cream" Oatmeal - THM "E"

This banana “cream” oatmeal is a clean E in TrimHealthyMama parlance. If you are in weight loss mode, you can choose to leave the banana out, adding flavor with banana extract. But if you’re in maintenance mode (or if bananas don’t cause you to gain), go ahead and add the banana! I have always loved […]

THM Starbucks Copycat Recipes

In my blog post on “What’s on plan with THM at Starbucks?”, I promised to create a post with THM Starbucks copycat recipes. Here it is!   THM Starbucks Copycat Recipes For you Starbucks mocha lovers who don’t want all the empty carbs and sugar: Sugar-free Peppermint Mocha recipe Peppermint Mocha and Caramel Mocha recipe – […]

Artichoke and Chicken Casserole

I made this forgotten dish for supper recently, and it reminded me how easy and delicious it is. I love artichokes, and this casserole is another way of getting them into my diet. Not only are they delicious, but artichokes have many health benefits. Chicken-artichoke casserole is a Fuel Pull fuel if you serve it […]

Garlic-Lime Chicken, THM "E" recipe

This garlic-lime chicken recipe has been a favorite of my family’s for years. Everyone loves it, and once I tweaked the recipe just a bit, it fits into a clean “E” fuel. I serve it with sauteed vegetables (squash, zucchini, broccoli, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes), black beans and rice, and salsa.   Garlic Lime Chicken […]

Last week's TrimHealthyMama Food Journal

Time for this week’s Trim Healthy Mama food journal. I have fallen in love with Yogurt Power Bowls. They are so easy and delicious and feel so decadent. Here’s how I make mine: Yogurt Power Bowls, THM “S”  1 cup 0% Greek yogurt 4-5 strawberries, sliced 1/2 tsp Super Sweet or equivalent 1/4 small 85% […]


I loved Tuna Casserole as a kid and occasionally get a craving for it. Tuna Casserole is comfort food for me, but I rarely cook it because I’m on a gluten-free diet. I don’t care for the flavor or texture of gluten-free noodles. The other day when I really wanted some tuna casserole, I decided […]


Don’t throw away that wilted lettuce. My first strategy is to revive it by soaking it briefly in ice water and draining. That usually perks it up. However, I saw a great tip today: you can save wilty lettuce by making soup! How to make lettuce soup  I’ve read lettuce as a soup ingredient in […]

Coconut oil fudge recipes

ChocolateCoveredKatie is at it again, posting amazingly delicious (and beautiful!) coconut oil fudge recipes! I’ve made a couple of these recipes before. I use Super Sweet or Gentle Sweet and taste-test to get the amounts right. Note: Katie’s recipes are usually THM compliant, but be sure to check, as some use maple syrup or other […]