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Copycat Orange Julius (Dairy-free)

Try this delicious and healthy Copycat Orange Julius that’s Dairy-free! It’s super easy to make and so refreshing! Gluten-free, Sugar-free, THM-E

Try this delicious and healthy Copycat Orange Julius that's dairy free! It's super easy to make and so refreshing! Gluten-free, Sugar-free, THM-E

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Copycat Orange Julius Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Sugar-free, THM-E

Now that summer’s in full swing and the temperatures are warming up, we’ve been enjoying these frosty orange drinks almost everyday. It’s so nice to come in from working outside and be able to quickly make this drink to cool off. It tastes like an orange julius from that popular ice cream fast food chain.

Copycat Orange Julius Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Sugar-free, THM-E

I add a scoop of collagen peptides to this drink to get some extra protein and health benefits in my diet, but if I’m planning on sharing this drink with one of my daughters, I’ll add 2 scoops to make sure we both get a good serving of collagen.

Copycat Orange Julius Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Sugar-free, THM-E

Another thing I love about this drink is that by adding in the orange with lots of the white pith still attached it provides more than a full serving of vitamin C. Maybe it’s just me, but I’m much more likely to drink this fun drink than to peel an orange and eat it. I quarter the orange and run a paring or tomato knife just under the peel to leave as much of the white pith on as possible. When I’ve got all the other ingredients mixed up, I’ll add the orange quarters to the blender with the ice cubes. Pour into a quart jar or two pint jars. Enjoy and be refreshed!

These stainless steel straws make it easy to make your drink extra special and you won’t ever run out of those plastic straws.

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Copycat Orange Julius (Dairy-free)

Copycat Orange Julius - Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Sugar-free, THM-E
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  • Yield: 1 quart
  • Category: Drinks

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond or cashew milk
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons collagen
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon Now Better Stevia or 2 “doonksTrim Healthy Mama Stevia
  • 2 pinches Himalayan salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon glucomannan
  • 1 orange, quartered and peeled – leave on as much of the pith as possible
  • 10 ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Put almond milk, lemon juice, collagen, vanilla extract, stevia, salt, and vanilla in a blender. Turn on low for just a few seconds to mix. While blender is on low, slowly add in glucomannan. Blend on low for 30 seconds and turn off. Add in orange quarters and ice cubes, blend on high until completely blended.
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Strawberry Limeade

Full of strawberries and the juice of real lime this Strawberry Limeade is a delicious and healthy treat. Sugar-free, low-carb, THM-FP.

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Strawberries and lime complement each other in a delightful way in this slushy drink. You may have had a version of this at a drive-thru made with regular sugar-filled soda, but this healthy version is full of fruit and sweetened with only stevia.

If you want to make this a full snack add in the collagen for a nice serving of protein. Trim Healthy Mama Integral Collagen or Custom Collagen are my favorites.

Trim Healthy Mamas this is an FP.

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Strawberry Limeade

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Full of strawberries and the juice of real lime this Strawberry Limeade is a delicious and healthy treat. Sugar-free, low-carb, THM-FP

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  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Category: Drinks

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 3-4 tablespoons lime juice (juice from 1 lime)
  • 2 “doonks” THM Stevia or 1/2 teaspoon of Now Better Stevia
  • 2 tablespoons collagen (optional)
  • 2 cups ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in blender in the order listed.
  2. Blend until completely blended.
  3. Enjoy!

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Mango Vanilla Frosty

Enjoy the taste of the tropics with this Mango Vanilla Frosty – It’s the perfect drink on hot summery day! Dairy-free, Sugar-free, Low-carb, THM E

Mango Vanilla Frosty - Dairy-free, Sugar-free

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Mango Vanilla Frosty - Dairy-free, Sugar-free

 

Mango Vanilla Frosty - Dairy-free, Sugar-free

Enjoy the taste of the tropics with this Mango Vanilla Frosty!  It’s the perfect drink to enjoy on a hot summer day!

If you aren’t used to using glucomannan, it is a healthy starch that is very low carb and adds a thickening, light creamy texture to the shake. I haven’t seen it in stores yet, but you can find it on Amazon. You can make the shake without it, but you’ll lose a little of the creamy effect and since we’re doing this dairy free we need all the creaminess we can get. I have read where xanthan gum could be used as a substitute, but I haven’t tried that personally.

The collagen is optional, using it will give you some good protein and it has so many health benefits. I use Custom Collagen I’m really happy with it and it has a good price!

This recipe can also be placed into popsicle molds for a super cold delicious treat!

Trim Healthy Mamas this frosty is an E. If you make this recipe into popsicles, it would make a popsicle an FP, since the whole recipe is just a tiny bit over the carb limit for FP. Yay!

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Mango Vanilla Frosty

Mango Vanilla Frosty - Dairy-free, Sugar-free
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  • Yield: 1 quart
  • Category: Drinks

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup frozen or fresh mango
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon collagen (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon Now Better Stevia or 4 “doonks” of THM Stevia Extract
  • 2 pinches Himalayan salt or mineral salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon glucomannan
  • 3 cups ice, around 1 tray

Instructions

  1. Place mango, almond milk, collagen, vanilla, stevia, and salt in blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. With the blender on low slowly add glucomannan, blend for 20-30 seconds.
  3. Stop blender and add in the ice. Then blend until completely smooth.
  4. Serve in a 1 quart jar or smaller jars to share.
  5. Can also be placed in popsicle molds and frozen. Let frozen popsicles sit at room temperature for about 5 minutes before eating. They will be a little creamier that way.
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Strawberry Banana Frosty

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Strawberry Banana Frosty - Dairy-free - Sugar-free

 

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Strawberry Banana Frosty - Dairy-free - Sugar-free

I remember when I was younger my mom and I stopping by my future husband’s home and visiting with him. We had just stopped at Dairy Queen and picked up a strawberry banana shake – my favorite. I remember us all standing by his front porch and talking while I was sipping on that shake and thinking he is so handsome. It’s funny how food can be so attached to a memory isn’t it?

Now days I keep away from dairy and sugar so I had to come up with a replacement. This shake brings me right back to that summery day years ago and it’s still so yummy. Plus, now I can serve it to that handsome man I married and feel good about giving him a good, healthy treat.

  • I add collagen in my drinks to get an extra boost of nutrition and protein. It’s optional, but I think you would like it. You can read about all the benefits of collagen at Dr. Axe’s site. I recommend Custom Collagen or THM Integral Collagen.
  • I also add glucomannan to my shake to help thicken it up a little and give it a bit of creaminess. Without having cow-dairy you have to work a little harder to get that lovely creamy effect and the glucomannan really helps with that. Be careful to add it slowly to your foods when you use it, as it can clump up if not. It’s a healthy, no-carb, starch and a little goes a long way. I recommend Now Glucomannan or THM Glucomannan

Trim Healthy Mamas this Strawberry Banana Frosty is an E.

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Strawberry Banana Frosty

Strawberry Banana Frosty - Dairy-free - Sugar-free

Delicious, dairy-free and sugar-free shake with the perfect combination of strawberries and bananas.

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  • Yield: 1 quart
  • Category: Drinks

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Put almond milk, strawberries, bananas, collagen, stevia, salt, and vanilla in blender and blend until well combined.
  2. With blender on low, slowly add in glucomannan. Let it continue blending for 30 more seconds.
  3. Turn off blender and add in ice cubes. Blend until smooth.
  4. Pour into a quart jar for one serving or smaller jars to share.

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I wanted to add this photo to my post to give you a little peak at what happens when I am doing a photoshoot for my recipes. My youngest daughter, Emily Rose, is an excellent photographer and has been teaching me the ins and outs of phototgraphy. Often times when I get my food all set up for a shoot, she’ll go grab her camera and have some fun shooting, too. I found this photo on her camera capturing me “trying” to get the right shot. When you see an excellent photo on my blog, just know that it’s probably her work.

Strawberry Banana Frosty - dairy-free - sugar-free - low-carb

Chipotle Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

One dish meal in about 30 minutes – Sweet and Spicy Chipotle Chicken with Sweet Potatoes. Gluten-free, Dairy-free, low-fat, THM-E

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This spicy dish is delicious and super easy to make! It takes one skillet and just a little over 30 minutes to prepare. If you already have pre-cut chicken and onions, it would be even faster.

I was able to get most of these ingredients at Walmart and it would be so easy to keep these ingredients on hand for a quick go to meal.

I love to use chipotle chili powder in recipes, it adds a fun spicy kick. I normally use Spice Island Chipotle Chili Powder, if you can’t find it or another brand locally this chipotle chili from Amazon would be great.

Trim Healthy Mamas this quick, one-pot meal is an E.

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Chipotle Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

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  • Category: Dinner

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 chicken breasts, cubed
  • 2 10 oz. bags frozen diced sweet potatoes
  • 1 10 oz. bag of frozen spinach
  • 1 cup of frozen diced green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 15 oz can of kidney beans, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle chili
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • mineral salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat coconut oil in large skillet over medium heat until melted. Add cubed chicken and stir fry for a couple of minutes. Add in other ingredients. Stir and cover. Stir occasionally. Cook for 20-25 minutes until sweet potatoes are tender.

 

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Beef & Sweet Potato Chowder

This comforting Beef & Sweet Potato Chowder is full of flavor, low fat, and has healthy carbs from the sweet potatoes! Dairy-free, Gluten-free, THM-E.

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Roast beef with sweet potatoes is one of my favorite comfort foods. I wanted to put together a soup that had those same delicious flavors. This Beef & Sweet Potato Chowder turned out exactly like I hoped – warm and comforting.

Tips for making Beef & Sweet Potato Chowder:

  • Optional: Puree one of the bags of thawed cauliflower in a food processor and then add it to the soup. It will make the soup a little thicker.
  • I added a little bit of “Hello Cheese” from the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook on top of my bowl and it gave it some extra yum. If you can have dairy you could add a wedge of Light Laughing Cow cheese.
  • I use Herbamare seasoning in my recipe. It’s an organic seasoning salt that has herbs and vegetables infused in the sea salt. It is our favorite, but feel free to use your favorite seasoned salt.

Trim Healthy Mamas this soup is an E.

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Beef & Sweet Potato Chowder

Beef & Sweet Potato Chowder- MamaShire
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  • Yield: 8-10 servings
  • Category: Soup

Ingredients

  • 1-2 lbs lean ground beef, grass-fed or leanest you can find
  • 6-8 cups beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 bags frozen cauliflower, thawed slightly and chopped
  • 2 cups cashew or almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon Herbamare
  • pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Take cauliflower out of freezer to begin thawing.
  2. Brown ground beef and then put in colander and run hot water over the beef to remove as much fat as you can. Let strain.
  3. In a large stockpot heat 1 tablespoon coconut oil until melted. Add onion to stockpot and cook until translucent. Add sweet potatoes, cauliflower, broth, and seasonings. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Once boiling, back the heat down to medium and keep the soup at a low boil for 20 minutes. Add in strained beef and cashew milk. Lower heat and let simmer for 10 minutes more.

Notes

Cashew milk has more of a creamier texture than almond milk, but either will work fine in this recipe.

 

 
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Sweet & Salty Popcorn (Sugar-Free)

Sweet & Salty Popcorn (Sugar-free) A little bit of sweet and little bit of salt – perfect for guilt-free snacking. Dairy-free, Gluten-free, THM-E

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My girls and I went to a Gluten-Free Expo last month in Indianapolis and had such a good time trying all the samples of gluten-free foods. There was a lot of yummy food, but it wasn’t the type of gluten-free food that we normally eat. There was a lot of sugar. It’s not something I would want to do everyday, but once a year. Yeah.

Sweet and Salty Popcorn - MamaShire

One of the samples that we came home with was a little bag of sweet popcorn. Good thing it was a little bag, it would have been hard to stop. After looking at the ingredient list, I thought it would be quick and easy to duplicate, but make it sugar-free! So here it is – sugar-free sweet & salty popcorn!

Sweet and Salty Popcorn Ingredients - MamaShire

 

Sweet and Salty Popcorn - MamaShire

Tips for making Sweet & Salty Popcorn:

  • Use an air popper to pop your popcorn.
  • Blend your choice of sweetener in a blender or coffee grinder to a powder consistency.
  • Use organic or Non-GMO popping corn if possible.
  • I use Spectrum Coconut Spray Oil. I have found that Walmart carries it at the lowest price.
  • For Trim Healthy Mamas, keep your serving size to 4 cups or under. This would be for an occasional E snack.
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Sweet & Salty Popcorn

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  • Category: Snacks

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. To make powdered homemade sweetener, blend the sweetener in a blender or coffee grinder until powdered.
  2. Put popped corn in large bowl or pan. Spray over the popcorn for about 3-5 seconds and then sprinkle on about 1 tablespoon of powdered sweetener and the sea salt. Stir with two large spoons. Spray over the popcorn again for about 3-5 seconds and sprinkle another tablespoon of sweetener over the popcorn. Stir and repeat. Taste to see if it is sweet enough. If not, repeat process. You may need to spray the popcorn 2-3 more times and stir to get all the popcorn sweetened.

Notes

*homemade sweetener – 1 cup non-GMO erythritol + 1 teaspoon Now Better stevia mixed together.

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Oatmeal Orange Cranberry Muffins

Oatmeal Orange Cranberry Muffins - Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free THM-E - MamaShire.com

 

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Oatmeal Orange Cranberry Muffins - Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free THM-E - MamaShire.com

 

Oatmeal Orange Cranberry Muffins - Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free THM-E - MamaShire.com

The classic tastes of orange and cranberries come together in this lightened-up muffin that makes for a perfect breakfast or snack. Muffins have always been a favorite of mine. Easy to make and easy to eat. These muffins make me think of baked oatmeal in neat little packages.

They are gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free. Use gluten-free oats to keep it gluten-free, if needed.

Trim Healthy Mamas these oatmeal orange cranberry muffins are an E.

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Oatmeal Orange Cranberry Muffins

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  • Yield: 12
  • Category: Breakfast

Ingredients

  • 2 cups gluten-free oats
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 egg whites or 1/2 cup egg whites
  • 1/2 cup erythritol
  • 1/2 teaspoons of Better Stevia
  • 2 teaspoons aluminum-free baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup cranberries, coarsely chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Grease 12-cup muffin pan.
  2. Put oats in a blender or food processor and blend until ground into flour.
  3. Mix all ingredients, except cranberries.
  4. Fold in cranberries.
  5. Fill muffin tins 3/4 full and bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Cool muffins for 5 minutes and then remove to wire rack.
  7. These are best after they have cooled.
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Apple Pie (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Sugar-Free)

Gluten-Free Apple Pie

I have always loved apple pie and that’s why I am so excited to share with you an apple pie recipe that is gluten, dairy, and sugar free! With fall here and apple season upon us it’s the perfect time to bake an apple pie.

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The gluten-free pie crust with this apple pie is made with a special secret ingredient that keeps this pie in the “E” category for Trim Healthy Mama.

Gluten-Free Apple Pie Recipe - MamaShire

The cinnamon mixture coating these apples are going to make a heavenly aroma baking.

Gluten-Free Apple Pie Recipe - MamaShire

This gluten-free pie crust is not going to be a flaky crust, but more of a crisp crust. It makes for a delicious combination with the tender apples.

Are you a Trim Healthy Mama?

This yummy apple pie is an E if you’re following the THM plan. Stick to just one serving.  It may be best to eat with an FP meal or as a snack with a lean protein.

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Apple Pie (Gluten, Dairy & Sugar-Free)

Gluten-Free Apple Pie Recipe - MamaShire

A yummy gluten-free apple pie. Perfect anytime of the year.

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  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Category: dessert

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Place sliced apples in a large bowl. Mix the xylitol, flour, cinnamon, and sea salt in a small bowl. Stir mixture into the apples. Pour apple mixture gently into pre-baked gluten-free pie crust.
  2. Bake at 425° for 30-35 minutes or until apples are fork tender.
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Gluten-Free Pie Crust (Dairy & Nut-Free)

Gluten-Free Pie Crust - MamaShire

I have been wanting to have a gluten-free pie crust that I could make an apple pie with that would still be on plan with Trim Healthy Mama. I needed to figure out a way to make a pie crust that wouldn’t have too much fat so that I could keep it in a “E” setting.

When I learned that sprouted flours were on plan with Trim Healthy Mama my thoughts turned to pie crust. I started looking online for different ingredients that I could replace the fat that is normally found in a crust and found the perfect one! Pumpkin.  Pumpkin is my new “secret” weapon when it comes to baking.

This gluten-free pie crust is not the your normal flaky crust that you might be used to, instead it is it’s own type of crust. It has a nice, full flavor and has a good, firm texture. If you are the type that might want to eat right out of the pie pan, with this crust you can actually pick a piece of pie up and eat it from your hand. (I might have tested that for you.)

I used a gluten-free sprouted flour blend in this recipe that I ordered from To Your Health Sprouted Flour Co. For gluten-free flours I think that their prices are very reasonable. We have been eating mostly grain free for a few years now and I’m really excited to be able to use gluten-free sprouted flour as it is easier to digest once it’s sprouted.

This gluten-free pie crust will go perfectly with my gluten-free apple pie recipe.

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Gluten-Free Pie Crust (Dairy & Nut Free)

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 1 pie crust
  • Category: Dessert

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups gluten-free sprouted flour blend
  • 3 tablespoons canned pumpkin
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon xylitol, optional
  • 2-3 tablespoons water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Grease the bottom and sides of a pie pan.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl. This mix will be thick and you may need to finish mixing by hand. Pat it into a greased pie pan.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes and then fill with pie filling to continue baking. If using this crust for a non-baked filling, bake for 25-30 minutes and check for doneness.

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