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This post is aimed at all who follow the Trim Healthy Mama diet. I love doing their fuel cycles and wanted a creative way to still enjoy eggs benedict. So here ya go! All I really did was substitute the English muffin for roasted asparagus. If I wanted a crossover I would have used an Ezekiel English muffin but this here would make it a Deep S. I also chose to use turkey ham because I’m kinda partial to it.

Here is the recipe that I edit to make it THM friendly.

Eggs Benedict

I have made this for years with THM and without. This is a winner! We typically make it Christmas morning. But you have to get it down to an art. It takes a while to prepare. We tend to have multiple people helping in different stations around the kitchen when we make it for the family.

And of course I enjoy with my favorite blood sugar balancer. Love them proteins!

If you’re enjoying the Trim Healthy Mama lifestyle comment below! I’d love to hear your input and hear your progress! THM is more of a family than a diet! Now go make this dish! It is divine y’all!!


This is for all the Trim Healthy Mama followers. When I first heard about the Shrinker last year and the huge benefits of it I hunted down the coveted oolong tea. I made my first drink and poured it down the drain.

The Shrinker THM Drink -

The Shrinker Recipe Continue Reading…

Lox and Bagel – THM

April 15, 2014

Lox and Bagel - Trim Healthy Mama -

 This is a weakness of mine. The Skinny Chocolate is delicious, don’t get me wrong, but I was thrilled when my husband and I figured out how to make lox & bagel Trim Healthy Mama approved as an E meal. Continue Reading…

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Last September I ordered a book called Trim Healthy Mama. I remember hearing about it a year earlier but just kind of blew it off because of the price. And I recall there was a deal at the time to get a pre-release price of $25? Er, something like that. Again, for somebody as cheap as I am I just carried on. Besides, I was pregnant. Fast forward a year and I was eager to pay $35 and wait weeks for it to arrive. Yeah, fair warning, sometimes this book takes a long time to ship. It’s that popular y’all! And that worth it.

What is Trim Healthy Mama? Well, first off, let’s shorten it to THM, ok? This new way of eating is full of abbreviations. S, E, FP, FSF, etc. So, THM is a way of eating. It’s NOT a diet. When I think of a diet I think of counting carbs, counting fat grams, blah blah blah. There is a little bit of counting here but not to the Weight Watcher’s extreme. Having birthed six babies I’ve tried countless diets. You name it, I did it. Although, I never did the cabbage soup diet cause that’s just gross.

I’ll try to explain it to you, but really, you need to buy the book. There’s a reason why it’s over 600 pages in length. It is CHOCK FULL of information! So, let me boil it down. There are Satisfying meals and there are Energizing meals. The foods that are allowed for the S meals are different from the foods allowed for the E meals. If you marry the two meals it is then called a Crossover. I feed Crossover meals to my kids all the time, because they don’t need to lose weight. Let me give you an example of a day of eating for me:

S Breakfast – Scrambled eggs with diced zucchini and nutritional yeast {it tastes like cheese}. A cup of coffee with a splash of heavy cream and Truvia.

E Lunch – Two rye Wasa crackers spread with Laughing Cow light cheese, sandwiched together with sliced turkey and mustard. And a piece of fruit, like an apple.

FP Snack – Fat Stripping Frappe {it tastes EXACTLY like a Wendy’s Frosty}

S Dinner – Eggplant Lasagna

S Dessert – Cake in a Mug

Seriously, I’m not suffering on this “diet” at all. Are you curious about my numbers? Well, I started at 15 pounds over my pre-pregnancy weight back in September. Then came the whole moving to Nashville thing. When you’re selling your house and packing and moving you’ll eat whatever you can get your hands on. Diets are a major no-go. So I kind of just brush off those two months. When we arrived in Nashville in December I jumped back onto the THM way of eating. It is now mid-January and I am 5 pounds away from my WEDDING WEIGHT! I just weighed in this morning and still can’t believe it. I haven’t been this low in YEARS! Now, as I said, I’ve had six babies so everything is distributed a little differently. And I was at the gym daily when I was engaged. I still need to up my exercise routine {you know, as if taking care of a half dozen kidlets isn’t enough}. My kids are eager to see me in my wedding dress again.

I’m adding a new weekly series “Trim Healthy Tuesdays.” You guys, my husband is an amazing cook. He has been so helpful in making me unique dishes that are THM approved. The only problem is, he never writes down a recipe. So I will post recipes here every Tuesday. It may have exact measurements, it may not. That’s one thing I’m very thankful for. I used to be an awful cook, I just didn’t know how. Now, because of THM, I’m learning how to properly cook. I’m learning to taste as I go and not to blindly follow recipes.

Ready for the first recipe?

sweet tea thm

I was really sick from Christmas to New Years and stayed in bed the entire time. Know what I did? Finally watched this thing called “Duck Dynasty” that everybody was talking about. Oh wow, I loooooooved it! And every time I saw Si drinking his tea I wanted some! Now, I came to find out that he drinks unsweetened tea. But having lived in the south for a good amount of time I’ve become accustomed to good sweet tea. Here, my friends is the THM that I’ve come up with. Remember to taste as you go and change it up if you need to. For me, I decided not to go with Chick Fil A uber-sweet.

– THM Sweet Tea –

1 large bag of Tazo Iced Tea
1/2t NuNaturals Stevia
1/2T Truvia
Lemon slices for glass
Straw, you definitely need a straw

That’s it. Simple, right? I prepare the tea as told on the directions of the box. I want to try some decaffeinated tea so it won’t be so much of a diuretic. But for now this is deelish!

Thought I’d start out with something really simple. Plus it’s getting late and I need to go to bed. May have to have a lil cake in a mug first 😉