Rich, creamy, dairy-free pumpkin pie ice cream with bits of pie crust chunks? Yes please! My latest low carb dessert creation tastes like pumpkin pie without sugar, carbs, dairy, or eggs! Perfect for Trim Healthy Mamas who love ice cream no matter what the temperature is outside. Even though we have no specific need to eat dairy-free in our household, I still like to create delicious recipes without it. Like… Continue Reading
Nothing says fall like sweet, spiced pumpkin treats. My low-carb Pumpkin Scones are topped with a sugar-free pecan brown butter glaze. They’re delicious on their own or topped with my heavenly homemade British-style clotted cream. A perfect THM S treat with your favorite mug of warm comfort on a cool, fall day.
If you grew up eating French toast dredged in eggs, fried in oil, then slathered with butter and drowning in syrup you might think that good French toast is impossible in a low fat THM E meal. I’m here to prove that notion wrong with my newest recipe – Pumpkin Spice French Toast! This recipe was rigorously tested and loved by my kids (and myself). And, it makes your kitchen… Continue Reading
Recently, I posted a very easy DIY about making your own Pumpkin Puree and I hinted that we found uses for nearly all the parts of the pumpkin. Here’s all that we did with our $1.29 pie pumpkin: Made our own Pumpkin Puree a can of pumpkin at the grocery store can cost $2 or more. I got about a quart and a half of puree, so right there, we’ve already… Continue Reading
Breakfast today was very pumpkiny. Pumpkin smoothies and these amazingly delicious Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins I found on food.com. The poster of the recipe says they are like Starbucks, but honestly it’s been so long since I’ve had one I can’t remember well enough what they taste like to say how true that claim is. You’ll just have to make them and decide for yourself. Or, just make them anyway because… Continue Reading
My initial response to the Go Gluten-Free directive from on high was not a very becoming one. All I could think about was what I couldn’t eat, how expensive GF products are, and how tight my grocery budget already is. It’s just not fair and it sucks. Fortunately, God has blessed me with wonderful friends who are encouraging and helpful. And, after a few days of not checking my blood… Continue Reading