Strawberry Roundup!

Strawberries are the first fruits to arrive at roadside stands and in home gardens. These luscious juicy fruits can be used in desserts, salads, smoothies and much more. I just spent some time in Lancaster County, a place well known for produce farms. Just look at these luscious strawberries I picked in a pick-ur-own patch. These berries are huge as you can see by the one I am holding in my hand.

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Vanilla Cappuccino Mix THM FP or S

Bitter, cold, windy days call for hot, steamy drinks to ward off chills. This healthy Cappuccino mix is a pantry staple that takes the place of the pre-packaged sugar-laden mixes. Depending on whether you use cream, almond milk this drink can be either a THM Fuel Pull or a THM S. Or if you like iced drinks all year around you can serve this drink over ice! Either way its a win!!

Iced Cappuccino

My family enjoy all kinds of drinks. Coffee stars at the top of the list that our family enjoys. This creamy Cappuccino

Hot cappuccino
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How to Can Diced Tomatoes THM-FP

Have you wanted to learn the art of canning? You can! Here is a step-by-step tutorial on canning diced tomatoes. This is an easy item to start with and you can just do a few pints at a time as you learn the process. The best thing of all –you will have a superior product compared to what you can purchase in the store because you control what you put into the jars. I love to can diced tomatoes in the summertime to add to Taco Soup and Beefy Cabbage Soup in the cold winter months.

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Pumpkin Pie Bars THM-S

This past weekend as I watched snowflakes swirling past the window, all I could think of was — I’m not ready for fall to be over with the colorful leaves, apples, and pumpkins. But just as God has promised there will always be the cycle of seasons, after fall comes winter. My teacher daughter was given 4 huge neck pumpkins by one of her student. These pumpkins make the best pies and if you are in a crunch for time this recipe tastes just like a pumpkin pie. I love that it is so easy to make without the hassle of rolling out pie crusts.

Pumpkin Pie Bars THM-S

For crust: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Pulse until mixture is crumbly. Press crumbs in layer in a 9 x 13 glass baking pan. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until light brown. Remove from oven. Set aside. Combine filling ingredient in a blender jar. Blend for 2 minutes.  Pour carefully over crust. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until set.  Remove from oven and cool completely.  18 servings

**NOTE: THM Oat Fiber is the best on the market. It does not have the gritty texture and funny after taste of some kinds.

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Pumpkin Pie Bars THM-S

Author Glenda Groff

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 cup THM Baking Blend
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoon oat fiber
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar Sweetener Mix
  • 1/2 cup cold butter

Filling:

  • 4 cups cooked pumpkin
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar Sweetener Mix
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon blackstrap molasses
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon oat fiber
  • 1 teaspoon caramel flavoring
  • 3 cups milk I used 2 1/4 cups almond milk and 3/4 cup cream
  • whipped cream and pecans for garnishing

Instructions

  1. For crust: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Pulse until mixture is crumbly. Press crumbs in layer in a 9 x 13 glass baking pan. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until light brown. Remove from oven. Set aside. Combine filling ingredient in a blender jar. Blend for 2 minutes.  Pour carefully over crust. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until set.  Remove from oven and cool completely.  18 servings

You will find many more recipes for your Holiday meals 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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Old-Fashioned Caramel Pudding THM-S

If you grew up in the rich Pennsylvania Dutch heritage like I did, puddings made with cornstarch were a staple in many homes. Many of our grandparents had a family cow or milked cows for an income. Caramel Pudding has always been a favorite in our family and my late mother-in-law made the best pudding. She always browned the butter and caramelized the brown sugar she used.  Brown butter is another Pennsylvania Dutch practice that most of us grew up with and is unheard of in other areas.  This recipe has satisfied my craving for the traditional sugar laden pudding my grandma would make.

Old-Fashioned Caramel Pudding THM-S

Combine milk and cream together, set aside. In a 2 quart sauce pan melt butter over medium heat. Cook butter until it is golden brown. Add sweetener. Cook 2 minutes. Add 1 3/4 cups of the milk mixture to the saucepan. Heat to just about boiling point. With a hand blender,  blend the remaining milk mixture, eggs, and glucomannan together until smooth.  Add 1/2 cup of hot milk and blend again. Whisk egg mixture into the saucepan. Whisk until it thickens slightly. Remove  from heat. Whisk flavoring, salt, and molasses. Soften gelatin in water for 5 minutes. Whisk into hot pudding. Cool. Serves 4-6.

Use the larger amount of gelatin for a firmer set.

I blend the pudding with my hand blender after I add the gelatin for an extra smooth creamy texture!

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Old-Fashioned Caramel Pudding THM-S

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Glenda Groff

Ingredients

  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup Brown Sugar Sweetener Substitute
  • 3 eggs or 6 egg yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon glucomannan
  • 2 teaspoons Olive Nation Caramel Flavoring
  • pinch of mineral salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black-strap Molasses
  • 3/4 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
  • 1 tablespoon water

Instructions

  1. Combine milk and cream together, set aside. In a 2 quart sauce pan melt butter over medium heat. Cook butter until it is golden brown. Add sweetener. Cook 2 minutes. Add 1 3/4 cups of the milk mixture to the saucepan. Heat to just about boiling point. With a hand blender,  blend the remaining milk mixture, eggs, and glucomannan together until smooth.  Add 1/2 cup of hot milk and blend again. Whisk egg mixture into the saucepan. Whisk until it thickens slightly. Remove  from heat. Whisk flavoring, salt, and molasses. Soften gelatin in water for 5 minutes. Whisk into hot pudding. Cool. Serves 4-6.

Recipe Notes

I blend the pudding after I add the gelatin for a smooth creamy texture. 

You will find many more 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.

London Fog Latte — THM FP

Crisp, cool, windy days with autumn leaves swirling to the ground call for hot coffee, teas, and lattes. On days like this I find myself reaching for my coffee cup way to often. This creamy London Fog Latte has replaced my afternoon cup of coffee for the time being. I love that it is a Fuel Pull and it is so very tasty, too.

London Fog Latte THM-FP

Heat almond milk and Half N Half together until hot. Combine all ingredients in a wide mouth quart jar and blend with a hand blender until frothy. Serves 1.

*The Latte can be blended in a blender jar but care is needed with the hot tea and milk mixture as it can splash  and cause burns.

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London Fog Latte THM-FP

Course Drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author Glenda Groff

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces freshly brewed Earl Gray Tea
  • 1/3 cup Almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons Half N Half it should be less than 4 grams of fat
  • 2 teaspoons Great Lakes Collagen
  • 1/2-3/4 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons THM Gentle Sweet
  • 1/4 teaspoon Lethicin
  • a few grains of mineral salt

Instructions

  1. Heat almond milk and Half N Half together until hot. Combine all ingredients in a wide mouth quart jar and blend with a hand blender until frothy. Serves 1.

Recipe Notes

*The Latte can be blended in a blender jar but care is needed with the hot tea and hot milk mixture as it can splash  and cause burns.

You will find many more drink, smoothies, tea,and coffee 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.