Our Weekly Menu

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Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mamas!  We hope your day is filled with love and fun with your family.  We are celebrating by headed out to a local dinner (and maybe a trip to the beach).  Thank you to my husband and our three babies for the the orchid in the above picture. I so love flowers and these remind me of Hawaii!

Our menu is ready for this their week in May.  With this busy time of schools wrapping up their end of the year activities, our Menu Choices are quick, easy and kid friendly.

Monday: Fish with Bakes Sweet Potatoes

Tuesday: Hot Dogs with Zucchini Fries

Wednesday: Low Carb Crustless Taco Pie from Simply So Healthy

Thursday: Spaghetti with low carb noodles or zucchini zoodles

Friday: with THM Crescent Rolls Low Carb Sausage and Cream Cheese Crescents from My Fling with Food  (S) as the pizza crust.  The quest for the perfect Trim Healthy Mama  pizza crust continues.

Saturday: Armadillo Eggs (S) from Home Sick Texan One of our family favorites with a little different recipes this time.

Sunday: Blackberry Pancakes, Breakfast for Dinner

For my Sweet Tooth: Skinny Peppermint Patties  page 380 in the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook

Blackberry Pancakes (E)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup baking blend
  • 4 teaspoons aluminum-free baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups egg whites
  • 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup blended blackberries
  • almond milk or water, if needed, to thin the pancake batter

Instructions

Pour oats into the blender and mix until powered form.  Add the rest of the ingredients into the blender and blend well until a smooth texture.   Lightly coat a non stick griddle with coconut oil spray and set heat to low/low-medium heat.  Pour pancake size amounts onto the griddle and cook until brown. Flip and repeat.

Blackberry Syrup (FP):

Ingredients

  • 1 cup blackberries smashed
  • 1 cup blended blackberries
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 Tablespoons Xylitol
  • splash of vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. of xanthan gum or glucomannan
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

Combine ingredients in a small saucepan except xanthan gum  Bring to a boil, then simmer.  While whisking, add xanthan gum.  Continue to simmer until sauce thickens.

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