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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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Filled Cupcakes THM S

Here is a moist cupcake that is so handy to take along to picnics and potlucks in the summertime. And, yes, you can eat pumpkin items all year long, not just in the fall.

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Filled Cupcakes

Filling

  • 12 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons THM Gentle Sweet
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup sugar-free chocolate chips

Pumpkin Cake batter:

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 1/2 cups THM Baking Blend
  • 1/2 cup peanut flour
  • 1/3 cup THM Gentle Sweet
  • 1/4 cup whey protein powder
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup almond milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Filling: Blend together cream cheese, egg, Gentle Sweet, and salt until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips. Set aside. Cake batter: Combine almond flour, THM baking blend, peanut flour, Gentle Sweet, protein powder, baking powder, cinnamon and salt together. Set aside. Blend together pumpkin, butter, eggs, and almond milk. Stir into dry ingredients. Line cupcake pans with cupcake papers. Fill 1/3 full with batter. Make a slight indentation in the cent of the batter. Drop a spoonful of cream cheese mixture in the indention in the batter. Bake 15-20 minutes o r until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. 26 cupcakes

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese-filled Cupcakes THM-S

Course Dessert
Servings 26

Ingredients

Filling:

  • 12 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons THM Gentle Sweet
  • 1 cup THM Chocolate Chips

Pumpkin Cake Batter

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 1/2 cups THM Baking Blend
  • 1/2 cup peanut flour
  • 1/3 cup THM Gentle Sweet
  • 1/4 cup Whey Protein Powder
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup almond milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Filling: Blend together cream cheese, egg, Gentle Sweet, and salt until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips. Set aside. Cake batter: Combine almond flour, THM baking blend, peanut flour, Gentle Sweet, protein powder, baking powder, cinnamon and salt together. Set aside. Blend together pumpkin, butter, eggs, and almond milk. Stir into dry ingredients. Line cupcake pans with cupcake papers. Fill 1/3 full with batter. Make a slight indentation in the cent of the batter. Drop a spoonful of cream cheese mixture in the indention in the batter. Bake 15-20 minutes o r until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. 26 cupcakes

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Refrigerator Pickled Jalapenos THM-FP

Cleaning out the remains of my garden this fall, I had a small bucket of Jalapenos to use up. Maybe I was being lazy but I didn’t want to take the time to can them. This recipe saved my day. It can be made in a very short time and best of all, they are so delicious.  The Jalapenos are not super hot like you would imagine but have a mild sweet flavor.   I may even have to buy some Jalapenos this winter to replenish our supply!


Refrigerator Pickled Jalapenos 

  • 3/4 cup hot tap water
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons mineral salt
  • 2 tablespoons THM Gentle Sweet
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3/4 teaspoon oregano
  • sliced jalapenos to fill a quart jar
  • additional water

Wash and slice Jalapenos, discarding the tops and stems. Pack into a quart jar. Fill the quart jar with water and shake to loosen some seeds. Pour the out the water and discard. Combine 3/4 cup water, vinegar, salt, and Gentle Sweet together. Stir until salt and Gentle Sweet are dissolved. Place garlic cloves and oregano on top of the jalapenos. Pour brine in to fill the jar. Add lid and ring. Store in the fridge for 2-3 weeks before using if you can wait that long.

These are so tasty on wraps, burgers, omelets, and just about anything. They have a sweet mild flavor and we just love them.

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Refrigerator Pickled Jalapenos

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 60
Author Glenda Groff

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons mineral salt
  • 2 tablespoons THM Gentle Sweet
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3/4 teaspoon oregano
  • sliced jalapenos to fill a quart jar
  • additional water

Instructions

  1. Wash and slice Jalapenos, discarding the tops and stems. Pack into a quart jar. Fill The quart jar with water and shake to loosen some seeds. Pour the water out and discard. Combine 1/2 cup water, vinegar, salt, and Gentle Sweet together. Stir until salt and Gentle Sweet are dissolved. Place garlic cloves and oregano on top of the jalapenos. Pour brine in to fill the jar. Add lid and ring. Store in the fridge for 2-3 weeks. These are so tasty on wraps, burgers, omelets, and just about anything. These have a sweet mild flavor and we just love them.

You will find many more canning and preserving recipes in the spiral bound 600+ page Around the Family Table Cookbook. All recipes are sugar-free and label with the correct fuel. Books can be purchased using this link. You may also request a small jar of sourdough starter FREE with the purchase of a cookbook.  Buy It Now.

Strawberry Milk with Kefir THM-FP

Do you remember as a child stirring a heaping tablespoon of strawberry powder into a cold glass of milk? Have you ever wished you could have a that cold glass of strawberry milk again? You can! This recipe has rekindled my love for  strawberry milk and is so refreshing poured over a glass of crushed ice.

Strawberry Milk with Kefir

Blend all ingredients together in a blender. Pour over crushed ice. 1 serving

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Strawberry Milk with Kefir THM-FP

Course Drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 280 kcal
Author Glenda Groff

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 cup Kefir double fermented
  • 1 scoop THM Strawberry Protein Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons THM Gentle Sweet
  • 1/2 teaspoon Strawberry Flavoring
  • 1-2 teaspoons  Baobab Powder

Instructions

  1. Blend all ingredients together in a blender. Pour over crushed ice. 1 serving

You will find many more drinks, smoothies, and shakes recipes in the spiral bound 600+ page Around the Family Table Cookbook. All recipes are sugar-free and label with the correct fuel. Books can be purchased using this link. You may also request a small jar of sourdough starter with the purchase of a cookbook.   Buy It Now.

Fried Apples with Greek Yogurt THM-E

Crisp,  juicy apples in shades of green, yellow, and red are being picked in orchards these late summer days. Their flavors vary from tart to honey sweet. In our area freshly picked apples begin to appear at produce markets in late July and continue being picked until late October.  Fried apples are so easy to make and the Brown Sugar Sweetener caramelizes on them for a melt-in-your-mouth goodness. I was gifted Granny Smith Apples and the combination of tart/caramelized is so appealing.

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Fried Apples with Greek Yogurt THM-E

Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add sliced apples.

Cover and reduce heat to low. Fry for 3-4 minutes. Turn apples. Sprinkle with sweetener, cinnamon, and salt. Cover.  Fry 2 minutes or until desired tenderness. Set aside.

Mix Greek yogurt with collagen. Spoon into  two  dessert bowls. Top with apples. Serves 2.

*Additional sweetener can be added to the yogurt if preferred. The sweetness from the apples was enough for me.

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Fried Apples with Greek Yogurt THM-E

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 2
Author Glenda Groff

Ingredients

  • 2 Granny Smith Apples cored, peeled, and sliced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 2-3 tablespoons Brown Sugar Sweetener Substitute or Gentle Sweet
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 cups Non-fat Greek Yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons THM collagen

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add sliced apples. Cover and reduce heat to low. Fry for 3-4 minutes. Turn apples. Sprinkle with sweetener, cinnamon, and salt. Cover. Fry 2 minutes or until desired tenderness. Set aside. Mix Greek yogurt with collagen. Spoon into  two  dessert bowls. Top with apples. Serves 2.

 

You will find many more dessert recipes in the spiral bound 600+ page Around the Family Table Cookbook. All recipes are sugar-free and label with the correct fuel. Books can be purchased using this link. You may also request a small jar of sourdough starter with the purchase of a cookbook.   Buy It Now.

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French Onion Soup THM-FP (to can or freeze)

Canning and preserving food is in full swing these hot summer days. Preserving food for use in the winter months is so rewarding.  Canned soups make a quick tasty meal and best of all you know exactly what is in it because you made it. I used bone broth that I made from beef bones to can this soup which is an added bonus in nutrients.

French Onion Soup

  • 12 cups thinly sliced sweet onions
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoons Brown Sugar Sweetener Substitute 
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 4 quarts fat-free beef broth
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2/3 cup red wine vinegar

Melt butter in a large kettle. Add onions and Brown Sugar Sweetener. Cook over medium-low heat until onions are caramelized. Divide onions between 7 quarts jars. Heat broth, salt, garlic, and red wine vinegar together until boiling. Divide between the jars adding additional water if needed to fill jars with a 1 inch head space. Add lids and rings. Pressure can at 10 psi for 30 minutes. 7 quarts.

THM Gentle Sweet can be used in place of Brown Sugar Sweetener Substitute.

Caramelizing onions and the soup in jars ready for the pressure canner.

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French Onion Soup THM-FP

Author Glenda Groff

Ingredients

  • 12 cups thinly sliced sweet onions
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoons Brown Sugar Sweetener Substitute
  • 2 tablespoon salt
  • 4 quarts fat-free beef broth
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2/3 cup red wine vinegar

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a large kettle. Add onions and sweet mix. Cook over medium low heat until onions are caramelized. Divide onions between 7 quarts jars. Heat broth, salt, garlic, and red wine vinegar together until boiling. Divide between the jars adding additional water if needed to fill jars with a 1 inch head space. Add lids and rings. Pressure can at 10 psi for 30 minutes. 7 quarts.

  2. This can also be frozen in pint/quart freezer containers.

You will find many more canning/preserving recipes in the spiral bound 600+ page Around the Family Table Cookbook. All recipes are sugar-free and label with the correct fuel. Books can be purchased using this link. You may also request a small jar of sourdough starter with the purchase of a cookbook.   Buy It Now.

 

No-bake Fresh Peach Cheesecake THM-Crossover

Sweet juicy peaches star in this fluffy cheesecake.  Even better yet, it is  no-bake dessert so you don’t have to heat your kitchen up to bake on warm summer days. The walnuts in the crust add a delightful crunch and pair with the smoothness of the filling. There are so many peaches varieties to pick from but my favorites for fresh eating are Red Haven, Sun High, and Contender. This post does contain affiliate links with the products I love to use. If you purchase items through these links, I receive a small commission but your price doesn’t change.

No-bake Fresh Peach Cheesecake THM-Crossover

Crust:

Cheesecake:

Crust instructions: In a food processor combine almond flour, walnuts, coconut flour, sweetener, and cinnamon. Pulse until well combined. Add butter. Pulse until crumbly. Press on the bottom of a spring-form cheesecake pan. Refrigerate.

Crust pressed in the pan and ready for the filling. 

Filling Instructions: In a mixer bowl combine cream cheese, sweetener, and cinnamon. Mix until smooth. Add sour cream. Mix well.  Soften gelatin in almond milk for 5 minutes. Set aside. Add whipping cream, vanilla, and xanthan gum to cream cheese mixture. Whip until fluffy. Heat almond milk/gelatin until syrupy. With mixer running on low pour the gelatin into the cream cheese mixture in a thin stream. Mix well. Fold in peaches. Spoon into cheesecake pan, smoothing the top. Refrigerate. Garnish with Peach/Pineapple Jam or fresh peaches when serving.

*The Brown Sugar Sweetener can be replaced with THM Gentle Sweet. 

Peach cheesecake

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No-Bake Fresh Peach Cheesecake THM-crossover

Servings 16
Author Glenda Groff

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons Brown Sugar Sweetener Substitute
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter, cubed

Cheesecake Filling:

  • 3 8 ounce packs 1/3 fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar Sweetener Substitute
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or Greek Yogurt
  • 1/3 cup almond milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unflavored gelatin
  • 1 1/2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 2 1/2 cups finely chopped, peeled fresh peaches

Instructions

  1. Crust instructions: In a food processor combine almond flour, walnuts, coconut flour, sweetener, and cinnamon. Pulse until well combined. Add butter. Pulse until crumbly. Press on the bottom of a spring-form cheesecake pan. Refrigerate.   Filling Instructions: In a mixer bowl combine cream cheese, sweetener, and cinnamon. Mix until smooth. Add sour cream. Mix well. Soften gelatin in almond milk for 5 minutes. Set aside. Add whipping cream, vanilla, and xantham gum to cream cheese mixture. Whip until fluffy. Heat almond milk/gelatin until syrupy. With mixer running on low pour the gelatin into the cream cheese mixture in a thin stream. Mix well. Fold in peaches. Spoon into cheesecake pan, smoothing the top. Refrigerate. Garnish with Peach/Pineapple Jam or fresh peaches when serving.

You will find many more cakes, pies, cheesecakes, and dessert recipes in the spiral bound 600+ page Around the Family Table Cookbook. All recipes are sugar-free and label with the correct fuel. Books can be purchased using this link. You may also request a small jar of sourdough starter with the purchase of a cookbook.   Buy It Now.

 

Raspberry Cake Roll THM S

Raspberries are a delightful treat in mid-summer. I have both red and black raspberry patches in our orchard.  Black Raspberries are my all time favorite and but the Red Raspberries are ever-bearing and give all summer. They do require some work with pruning but give a bountiful crop every year.  My children love to walk through the patch and eat their fill when they are sent to pick.

Raspberry Cake Roll THM-S

Cake:

Raspberry Filling:

Additional 1 tablespoon oat fiber and 1 tablespoon erythitol for dusting

Cake Directions: Beat egg whites until frothy. Add cream of tartar, vanilla, and Gentle Sweet. Beat until glossy and semi-stiff. Sift together oat fiber, protein powder, and baking powder. Fold into egg white mixture. Line a 10 x 15 baking sheet with parchment paper. Spray generously with non-stick spray. Spread batter evenly over parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 8-10 minutes. For cake roll — sprinkle a cotton tea towel with 1 tablespoon oat fiber and 1 tablespoon powdered erythitol.  Remove cake from oven.  Flip cake upside down over towel, remove parchment paper. Roll up cake starting at the narrow end. (towel is rolled up with cake. Cool completely.

Filling Directions: In a mixer bowl, whip cream cheese and yogurt together until smooth. Add cream, berries, and Gentle Sweet. Whip until thickened. Add xanthan gum. Whip for 30-45 seconds. Unroll cake. Spread filling over cake and roll. Refrigerate. 12 servings

*You can also cut the cake into thirds to make a torte. Begin by layering cake, filling, cake, filling , and ending with cake.

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Raspberry Cake Roll THM-S

Servings 12
Author Glenda Groff

Ingredients

Cake:

  • 6 egg whites, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 cup THM Gentle Sweet
  • 1/4 cup THM Oat Fiber
  • 1/4 cup THM Whey Protein Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

Raspberry Filling:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1 1/3 cups whipping cream
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup THM Gentle Sweet
  • 3/4 teaspoon xanthan gum

Additional 1 tablespoon oat fiber and 1 tablespoon erythitol for dusting

Instructions

  1.  Cake Directions: Beat egg whites until frothy. Add cream of tartar, vanilla, and Gentle Sweet. Beat until glossy and semi-stiff. Sift together oat fiber, protein powder, and baking powder. Fold into egg white mixture. Line a 10 x 15 baking sheet with parchment paper. Spray generously with non-stick spray. Spread batter evenly over parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 8-10 minutes. For cake roll --- sprinkle a cotton tea towel with 1 tablespoon oat fiber and 1 tablespoon powdered erythitol.  Remove cake from oven.  Flip cake upside down over towel, remove parchment paper. Roll up cake starting at the narrow end. (towel is rolled up with cake. Cool completely.

    Filling Directions: In a mixer bowl, whip cream cheese and yogurt together until smooth. Add cream, berries, and Gentle Sweet. Whip until thickened. Add xanthan gum. Whip for 30-45 seconds. Unroll cake. Spread filling over cake and roll. Refrigerate. 12 servings

You will find many more cakes, pies, and dessert recipes in the spiral bound 600+ page Around the Family Table Cookbook. All recipes are sugar-free and label with the correct fuel. Books can be purchased using this link. You may also request a small jar of sourdough starter with the purchase of a cookbook.   Buy It Now.

 

 

Candied Jalapenos (Cowboy Candy) THM-FP

Are you wondering what to do with the multitude of peppers your garden is producing? Here is a delicious spicy way to preserve jalapenos to eat all year long. These Candied Jalapenos give a sweet spicy bite to sandwiches, pizza, eggs, and much more and best of all they are sugar free! This post does contain affiliate links with the products I love to use. I receive a small commission but your price does not change.

Candied Jalapenos — Cowboy Candy

In a kettle, boil vinegar, Gentle Sweet, water, and spices together. Add Jalapenos and return to a boil. With a slotted spoon, ladle the jalapenos into the jars, packing in slightly. Add juice leaving a 1/2 inch head-space.  Adjust lids and rings.  Place jars in a hot water bath canner. Water level should be 2 inches above jars. Bring to a boil and boil for 10 minutes. Remove jars from canner to  cooling rack. Cool completely. Store in a cool place. 10 1-cup jars.

*When slicing jalapenos, gloves should be worn to prevent hands from burning. If you desire less heat, swish the pepper slices in water not remove some of the seeds.

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Candied Jalapenos (Cowboy Candy) THM-FP

Author Glenda Groff

Ingredients

  • 4 or 8 ounce canning jars
  • 10 cups sliced jalapenos
  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups THM Gentle Sweet
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teasoon celery salt
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric

Instructions

  1.  In a kettle, boil vinegar, Gentle Sweet, water, and spices together. Add Jalapenos and return to a boil. With a slotted spoon, ladle the jalapenos into the jars, packing in slightly. Add juice leaving a 1/2 inch head space. Adjust lids and rings. Place jars in a hot water bath canner. Water level should be 2 inches above jars. Bring to a boil and boil for 10 minutes. Remove jars from canner to  cooling rack. Cool completely. Store in a cool place. 10 1-cup jars.

  2. *When slicing jalapenos, gloves should be worn to prevent hands from burning. If you desire less heat, swish the pepper slices in water not remove some of the seeds.

You will find many more canning/preserving recipes in the spiral bound 600+ page Around the Family Table Cookbook. All recipes are sugar-free and label with the correct fuel. Books can be purchased using this link. You may also request a small jar of sourdough starter with the purchase of a cookbook.   Buy It Now.