Beef Stew – THM-Style

Have you ever thought of eating a radish, like it was a potato? No, me either. That is… until a few weeks ago, when I heard from a friend that it turned out really good. So… I tried it myself.  Of course, I didn't follow the exact rules of THM (Trim Healthy Mama), because I …

Nutter Butter Cake – Low Carb & Gluten-Free

I'm dancing in my seat!  This cake turned out so deliciously, that I crammed down three pieces right out of the oven!   Dry Ingredients: 1/2 c coconut flour 1/2 c almond flour, finely ground 1/4 c tapioca flour 1/2 c PB2 Powered Peanut Butter 1/4 tsp baking soda   Wet Ingredients: 5 eggs 1/2 …

Simply Wonderous Waffles

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Have no fear!  The waffles are here! You CAN have waffles and still follow Trim Healthy Mama.  Barring that I don't have the THM Baking Blend at this time and only have a few different items that are part of it (almond flour, coconut flour, golden flax meal) I searched online for recipes that used almond …

12 Delicious Passover Recipes

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Celebrating Passover week with good food is a fun, adventurous delight.  Here are 12 delicious passover recipes that look so inviting, I can't imagine spending all my meals focused on the same ol' matzah pizza.   12 Delicious Passover Recipes Chocolate Covered Matzo Bark Kohlrabi Carrot Fritters w/ Avocado Cream Sauce – an excellent latke replacement, if you …

My Favorite Artist

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My daughter (11) is an amazing artist.  She blows me away with her drawings.  She took one class from an artist and took what she learned from him and alot of art videos on YouTube and has been turning those instructions into great art since.  Her goal, she tells me is to become a famous artist …

Knoxville – Not Just a College Town

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  If you’ve never been to the South, then welcome ya’ll. And if you have, we’re glad you’re back!   Why Knoxville? Knoxville is not simply a college town, for its history reaches far beyond the shadow of the University of Tennessee.  Nestled in the heart of east Tennessee, between the Cumberland Gap and the …

Perfectionism – The Rule of Getting It Right Every Time

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This article was written originally in September of 2009.  Its amazing that writing such an article has led me to where I am today.  I won't say that its not been a struggle.  Laying down my will for the Father's is an on-going battle.  I often don't want to relinquish parts of myself, but I'm realizing …

Berry Bliss

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Berry Bliss 1 cup organic strawberries, halved 1 cup organic blueberries 20 raw, organic cashews 10 raw, organic almonds and/or walnuts 1/2 T. raw, organic sunflower seeds 1/2 cup organic, unsweetened coconut milk Mix all fruit and nuts/seeds in your favorite bowl and pour milk over just before serving (or drink the milk on the side!).

A Sister Gone, Never Forgotten

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“If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone?”– Jodi Picoult   I miss my sister.  She left this world too soon.  She died today, seven years ago.  She left behind 4 children. …