Feast Cookbook is Here!

the Feast cookbook is all about enjoying healthy traditional dishes that are GF/Sugar free/carb smart and THM friendly!

It’s here! I couldn’t be more excited. Last year I realized that as much as I’m committed to eating healthy and staying sugar free and carb smart with my meal choices (and my Trim Healthy Mama lifestyle), that I was giving myself permission to cheat over the holiday season FAR too frequently. I hate losing traction…

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In a Jiffy Corn Muffin Recipe

Low Carb Corn Muffins (3 of 4)

This cornbread recipe is a game changer if you’re low carb or gluten free. I don’t know about you, but I’ve MISSED cornbread, and all the recipes I’ve been able to find use lots of almond flour instead. And for me, it’s just NOT the same. I noticed that my little local grocery store was…

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Roasted Radishes- a low carb potato sub!

roasted radishes are a great low carb potato sub. Get my easy roasted radish recipe here!

Roasted radishes are my new veggie love. Since watching my carb count, I’ve not super duper missed potatoes, but there were times when they were an important part of a recipe and I didn’t know what to sub. Cauliflower is the usual low carb pick, but did you know that you can also use radishes to give…

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Taco Salad 3 Ways

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Today is Taco Salad day here at Gwen’s Nest, on this fine Trim Healthy Tuesday.  I’ve been asked to blog about how I like to eat my taco salad, and my answer is–ANY way you make it! I love tacos and Mexi-fare so much that it pretty much has its own day on my weekly…

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Tomato Cucumber Salad

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Tomato cucumber salad is the quintessential summer salad in the fridge of grandmothers all over the south.  Grandmother Porter used bottled Italian dressing as the marinade, and simply added more veggies to the bowl after each meal, creating an everlasting summer side dish.  It’s best with fresh tomatoes, but the mix even elevates grocery store…

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Dill Pickle Coleslaw Recipe

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I don’t love coleslaw, but this dill pickle coleslaw recipe is *GOOD*.  My kids even like it!  It’s tart and twangy and pickle-ish.  It’s the perfect side dish for summer eatin’…brilliant with BBQ, delicious on chili dogs, and yummy on fish tacos.This is what you’ll need to make it: Cabbage (or pre-cut coleslaw mix), onion,…

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Dill Pickle Recipe

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I just love this dill pickle recipe given to me by my friend Jill.  I like to call them Jill Pickles.This is the first time I had ever made pickles, and the beautiful thing about these little dillies is that… 1) it’s a really easy pickle recipe. 2) You can make one jar if you…

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