Creamy Fruit Dip THM-FP

Sweet creamy dip with fresh fruit is a favorite at picnics and potlucks and bananas cut to look like dolphins make this extra special for children. This creamy dip is a FP and can be served with any type of fruit. Bananas, apples, and grapes are THM E and berries are a Fuel Pull.

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Strawberry Cream THM-FP

Strawberries herald the spring/summer season as roadsides stands and markets display boxes of crimson fruit. They are the easiest fruit to grow in backyard gardens and produce very well. This dessert is refreshing on warm, summer days and best of all it is a Fuel Pull. Using frozen berries thickens the dessert almost immediately after blending in soften gelatin. I am enjoying more FP desserts to balance out those meals when I just need a bit more protein and something sweet.

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Egg Salad THM FP

What do you do when you really want egg salad on a toasted piece of sourdough bread but you don’t want a crossover? Low-fat cottage cheese and mustard blended together, mixed with diced hard boiled egg whites added just the right touch to make a Fuel Pull Egg Salad that not only tasted wonderful but tricked the eyes in looking like it was made with whole eggs. It was delicious served on toasted Sourdough or sprouted bread with slices of tomatoes, onions, and lettuces leaves. Serving it on sourdough/sprouted bread made my lunch a E from the carbs in the bread but it also can be served on lettuce leaves for a FP. I, also love to use Refrigerated Pickled Jalapenos on my sandwich.

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All Purpose Seasoned Salt — THM FP

Most All Purpose Seasoned Salts you buy in stores have undesired items in them. I love to buy large containers of spices and mix my own blends and salts. There are many kinds of spices — Mesquite Powder, smoked peppers, and salts to help make your own unique seasoning blends. You can adjust the amount of Cayenne Pepper for the desired heat your prefer. I have already use Smoked Chipotle Pepper or if you really like heat try Smoked Ghost Pepper.

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Wilted Spinach Salad THM-FP

Spring—what a wonderful time of the year when everything turns green and begins to grow. One of the first seeds to be planted in my garden are spinach and radish seeds. Spinach is very easy to grow, loves cool weather, and is so tasty in garden salads. This easy to make salad uses just a few ingredients but is big in flavor. I can’t wait to plant my garden but since our new place is further north I haven’t planted yet. Maybe this weekend I can get my early crop out.

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Angel Food Strawberry Dessert—THM S

Angel Food Strawberry Dessert—THM S

Who is anxious for luscious, juicy, sun-kissed strawberries? I, know I am. Quart boxes piled full of berries in rows at roadside produce stands signal that summer has arrived in all it splendor. This cake tastes just like my Grandma’s Angel Food cake many years ago. The cake layer is a FP and can also be topped with a fat-free Greek Yogurt filling for a FP Dessert. The recipe as a THM S and has the FP option listed, also. This is a winner with our family.

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Vanilla Oolong Tea Concentrate THM-FP

We, as mothers often find ourselves with too much to do and not enough of time to take care of ourselves. Teas and drinks help to keep me from snacking but they do take time to prepare. Here is an easy way to have oolong tea ready at your fingertips. I find that when I have these small jars of concentrate in my fridge, I drink much more. My youngest daughter can put the ingredients in the jars and even fill them with hot water using the Keurig. I hope this handy tip will help you in the busyness of life.

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