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Lazy Grain-Free Chicken Nuggets

Lazy Grain-Free Chicken Nuggets with simple steps so you can take it a little easier in the kitchen while serving this family favorite! Dairy-Free, THM-S

Lazy Grain-Free Chicken Nuggets

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Lazy Grain-Free Chicken Nuggets

I don’t remember when chicken nuggets first came on the scene, but I think the first nuggets I had were at McDonalds years ago. I thought they were pretty wonderful, especially dipped in honey-mustard sauce.

Lazy Grain-Free Chicken Nuggets

Since going gluten-free and following Trim Healthy Mama, I need to make this family favorite from scratch.  I call these lazy chicken nuggets because there are days, probably more often than not, that I don’t want to have to do much to get supper on the table.

So, instead of dipping the little chicken pieces in eggs and then picking each one out and then dredging them in the batter, I just pour the eggs on the chicken and then pour the breading over it all. Give it a stir and then get them to frying. The hardest part of this recipe is cutting the chicken breasts into pieces.

I use red palm oil in this recipe, because I think it adds a wonderful flavor and a lovely golden color to your food. If you don’t have any feel free to use coconut oil only.

Trim Healthy Mamas these Lazy Grain-Free Chicken Nuggets are an S.

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Lazy Grain-Free Chicken Nuggets

Lazy Grain-Free Chicken Nuggets
  • Author: MamaShire
  • Yield: 5 servings
  • Category: Dinner

Ingredients

  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 2 whole eggs, or 2 egg yolks (only if you already have some separated), whisked with a fork
  • 1/2 cup flaxmeal
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon mineral salt
  • 4 tablespoons red palm oil
  • 3 tablespoon coconut oil

Instructions

  1. Cut chicken breasts in 1 to 2 inch pieces.
  2. Begin heating skillet with red palm oil and coconut oil over medium heat.
  3. Place chicken breasts in pie pan or other shallow dish.
  4. Pour eggs over chicken and stir around with a fork, making sure that the egg covers the chicken pieces.
  5. In a small bowl mix flaxmeal, coconut flour, spices, and salt together. Spread over chicken. Stir chicken around to coat with the breading.
  6. Once the oil in the skillet is hot, carefully place chicken in skillet without crowding too much. If all the chicken doesn’t fit in the skillet you may need to fry a second batch, if so add a little more oil to the pan before frying the second batch. Or use 2 skillets at the same time.
  7. Turn after 4-5 minutes and continue frying on other side another 4-5 minutes or until golden brown.

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One-Pan Jamaican Jerk Chicken & “Rice” – Easy Keto Dinners Review

Easy to make One-Pan Jamaican Jerk Chicken & “Rice” from Easy Keto Dinners by Carolyn Ketchum! Keto, Low-carb, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, THM-S

Jamaican Jerk Chicken with cauliflower rice and lime wedges.

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken & "Rice" served with lime wedges!

This easy to make dinner recipe is from Carolyn Ketchum’s brand new cookbook Easy Keto Dinners! It’s coming out in just a few days and is available for pre-order now!

I’ve been having so much fun looking through this cookbook and trying to decide what I wanted to make first!

Picture of Carolyn Ketchum's cookbook, Easy Keto Dinners.

Carolyn was so kind to let me share one of her recipes with you!

I decided to go with Jamaican Jerk Chicken & “Rice” because I used to use a store-bought Jamaican Jerk marinade for my chicken before our family went gluten free.  And I hadn’t tried to recreate that flavor so I was excited to try Carolyn’s recipe for the Jamaican Jerk seasoning!

One-pot Jamaican Jerk Chicken & "Rice" Dinner in a cast iron skillet.

I loved that this recipe was easy to make and I used only one pan! To make prep time even easier I used frozen diced onions and frozen riced cauliflower.

All the recipes in Carolyn’s new cookbook look to be very easy to make and look so good – there’s a picture for every recipe! A few of the other recipes I’m looking forward to trying are Buffalo Chicken Chowder, French Onion Pot Roast, and Bacon Sloppy Joes.

About half of the recipes in Easy Keto Dinners are dairy free! That’s really important for me as my family and cow-dairy just don’t get along well.

Easy Jamaican Jerk Chicken recipe with lime wedges

When I shared this with my daughter, she loved it and wanted to know where the recipe was because she didn’t want to ever lose it! She also told me she wanted to have this weekly! Well, okay then! We gave this recipe and the whole book a 2 thumbs up!

If you are following Trim Healthy Mama this recipe is an S.

 

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One-Pan Jamaican Jerk Chicken & “Rice”

Jamaican Jerk Chicken & "Rice" served with lime wedges!

Tasty One-Pan Jamaican Jerk Chicken & “Rice” from Easy Keto Dinners by Carolyn Ketchum.

  • Author: Carolyn Ketchum
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 36 minutes
  • Total Time: 41 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove top

Ingredients

Jerk Seasoning

1 1/2 teaspoons erythritol
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
2 tablespoons avocado oil, for the pan
1/4 cup chopped onions
12 ounces riced cauliflower
Lime wedges, for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375° F.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the jerk seasoning. Rub the seasoning blend all over the chicken.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat the oil until shimmering. Place the chicken skin side down in the pan and cook without disturbing for 4 minutes, until the skin is golden brown. Flip the chicken and cook for another 4 minutes.
  4. Remove the chicken to a plate and add the onions to the skillet. Saute until translucent, about 4 minutes. Add the riced cauliflower and cook until just tender, another 4 minutes.
  5. Return the chicken to the skillet, skin side up, and transfer the skillet to the oven. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F. Serve with lime wedges.

Notes

Don’t skip the lime wedges! The lime juice pairs perfectly with the seasoning and adds a delicious zing to this dish!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 487
  • Fat: 36.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.6 g
  • Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 33.8 g

Be sure to visit Carolyn’s blog, All Day I Dream About Food, to see more of her delicious low-carb, gluten-free recipes!

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Easy Homemade Hamburger Helper Italian & Taco (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

Easy to make homemade hamburger helper made two ways! Italian and Taco! Both are one-pot dinners, gluten-free, and dairy-free! On plan with Trim Healthy Mama!

A large serving platter of easy homemade hamburger helper - Italian version

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Easy one pot dinner of easy homemade hamburger helper - Taco version

Years ago, I would use a lot of boxed mixes. They were easy and there was usually coupons for them making this type of meal very inexpensive.

One day when I was having my daughters help me with supper I told them to just read the box to know how to make it. It hit me that day, that I needed to teach them more about cooking with real ingredients and not just purchased mixes.

Later when we had to switch to eating gluten and dairy free it was a blessing that we had already begun cooking with whole foods as it made the transition easier. Don’t get me wrong, it was still hard, but I think overall it helped that transition to make more sense.

These two easy homemade hamburger helper variations are so easy to make! Yes, it does called for a couple of packaged short cuts, but they are still healthy options to make supper come together quickly and inexpensively!

One ingredient you might not be used to using is nutritional yeast. It’s fairly inexpensive and gives food a wonderful cheesy flavor. I use it in a lot of my recipes. It’s also a good source of B vitamins.

If you are following Trim Healthy Mama these meals are an S. If you prefer you can rinse the ground beef with hot water and they would be an FP meal.

 

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Easy Homemade Hamburger Helper Italian (Gluten-free & Dairy-free)

Italian Homemade Hamburger Helper in serving bowl.

Delicious and easy to make supper loaded with veggies. Uses only one pot!

  • Author: MamaShire
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: One pot/stove top

Ingredients

1 lb. ground beef, grass-fed is possible
1 16 oz. bag of coleslaw
1 zucchini, chopped (small to medium size – around 2 cups)
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 24 oz. jar spaghetti sauce (gluten-free and sugar-free)
3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
2 teaspoons basil
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon Himalayan salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

1. Brown ground beef in large skillet or dutch oven.

2. While the beef is cooking, chop the onion and zucchini.

3. Drain off any excess grease from the beef.

4. Add in all the rest of the ingredients and stir. Cover and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

5. Enjoy!

Notes

If you are following Trim Healthy Mama this is an S. If you prefer you can rinse the ground beef with hot water and make it an FP meal.

 

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Easy Homemade Hamburger Helper Taco (Gluten-free & Dairy-free)

Easy Healthy Hamburger Helper Taco Recipe that is gluten and dairy free.

Delicious and easy to make supper loaded with veggies. Uses only one pot!

  • Author: MamaShire
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: One pot/stove top

Ingredients

1 lb. ground beef, grass fed is possible
1 16 oz bag of coleslaw
1 zucchini, chopped, small to medium (around 2 cups)
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 cups salsa (gluten-free and sugar-free)
1 cup water
3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon Himalayan salt
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

1. Brown ground beef in large skillet or dutch oven.

2. While the beef is cooking, chop the onion and zucchini.

3. After the beef is browned drain off any excess grease.

4. Add in the rest of ingredients and stir. Cover and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

5. Enjoy!

Notes

If you are following Trim Healthy Mama this is an S. If you prefer you can rinse the ground beef with hot water and it would be an FP meal.

I hope you enjoy these quick and easy meals!

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2 Easy to make meals with ground beef.

Easy to make hamburger helper meals in two variations.

 

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Frosted Peach Lemonade – Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free

Deliciously refreshing Frosted Peach Lemonade – Dairy-free, Sugar-free, Trim Healthy Mama-E. Makes 1 quart serving or share with a loved one for two smaller servings!

Frosted Peach Lemonade - Dairy-free, Sugar-free, Trim Healthy Mama -E

 

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Frosted Peach Lemonade -Dairy-free, Sugar-free, Trim Healthy Mama - E

 

Frosted Peach Lemonade 2 cup servings- THM-FP

 

Special Ingredients in this Frosted Peach Lemonade:

  • Glucomannan – a very low carb starch that adds thickening and a light creamy texture to the frosty.
  • Baobab powder – this superfruit powder has a light citrus flavor and is high in antioxidants and Vitamin C.
  • Collagen – adds protein and is helpful for joint function and gut health. I normally use Custom Collagen.

 

Trim Healthy Mamas this is an E. If you divide this into two servings one serving would be an FP.

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Frosted Peach Lemonade – Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free

Frosted Peach Lemonade - Dairy-free, Sugar-free, Trim Healthy Mama -E
  • Author: MamaShire
  • Yield: 1 serving
  • Category: Drinks

Ingredients

1/4 cup lemon juice
2/3 cup cashew or almond milk, unsweetened
1 tablespoon collagen
1/2 teaspoon Now Better Stevia or  2 “doonks” Trim Healthy Mama Stevia
1/2 teaspoon baobab powder (optional)
2 pinches Himalayan salt
1/2 teaspoon glucomannan powder
1 cup sliced peaches, frozen or fresh
2-3 cups ice

Instructions

Put lemon juice, cashew milk, collagen, stevia, baobab powder, and salt in 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 peaches and ice cubes and blend on high until ice cubes have been completely blended.

Pour into quart jar and enjoy!

Notes

If you are following Trim Healthy Mama one quart serving would be an E. If you divide this into two servings one serving would be an FP.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 quart

 

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Frosted Peach Lemonade

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Easy Chicken Stir Fry with Brussels Sprouts

Easy Chicken Stir Fry with Brussel Sprouts – Try this tasty and simple to make chicken stir fry with Brussels Sprouts Superfood Mix. Gluten-free, Soy-Free, Trim Healthy Mama-FP.

Easy Chicken Stir Fry - gluten-free, trim healthy mama

 

Easy Chicken Stir Fry - Gluten-free, Dairy-Free, Trim Healthy Mama

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Easy Chicken Stir Fry with Power Blend Superfood

This stir fry is quick and easy to make especially when using a pre-packaged superfood mix! I used the above Power Blend Superfood Mix to make this stir fry a powerhouse of nutrition.

To make this stir fry gluten and soy free I used coconut aminos.

Coconut Amino Label Comparison

Coconut Aminos Label Comparison

There are two brands of coconut aminos that I have used and I wanted to show you their labels and compare prices so that you’ll be able to decide which brand would be best for you.

If you are following Trim Healthy Mama, this is an FP.

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Easy Chicken Stir Fry with Brussels Sprouts

Easy Chicken Stir Fry - Gluten-free, Dairy-Free, Trim Healthy Mama
  • Author: MamaShire
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Category: Dinner

Ingredients

2 chicken breasts, chopped
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 10 oz. Power Blend Superfood Mix*
1/2 cup mushrooms, frozen or fresh, sliced
1/4 cup coconut aminos**
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, add a bit more if  want more “heat”
salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

Heat coconut oil in large skillet. Add chopped chicken and cook for five minutes, stirring frequently.

Add in vegetables, mushrooms, and seasonings. Cook for 15-20 minutes, stirring frequently.

Notes

*The Power Blend Superfood Mix that I used contained: Brussels sprouts, napa cabbage, kohlrabi, broccoli, carrots, and kale.

**If you are following Trim Healthy Mama you can use up to a 1/2 cup of coconut aminos before this turns from an FP to an E meal.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cup

 

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Air-Fried Sweet Potato Fries

Crispy and delicious Air-Fried Sweet Potato Fries. Easy to make in your air fryer. Gluten-free, Paleo,
Trim Healthy Mama-E.

Air-Fried Sweet Potato Fries - Trim Healthy Mama-E

 

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Air-fried Sweet Potato Fries - crispy on the outside, tender on the inside!

Using an air fryer is so easy and I have decided it is a must have item in my kitchen. It allows me to have crispy fried treats like these sweet potato fries without using all the oil that you normally would need to use to get them crisp.

Air Fryer 101

There are so many air fryers to pick from on Amazon so I decided to go with the top rated one that was within my budget. This one is an Avalon Bay Air Fryer. It’s super easy to use and the clean up is a breeze. The outside doesn’t get hot to the touch either. There is a vent on the back side that blows out hot air, but it isn’t enough to heat your kitchen up like an oven does.

You need to use an oil sprayer. I originally used my Spectrum coconut oil spray, but I wanted to be able to use avocado or olive oil for the flavor so I ordered a set of these Evo Oil Sprayers. I had a refillable oil mister several years ago, but I wasn’t impressed with how it worked, but these sprayers work great.

Crispy Air-Fried Sweet Potato Fries

Tips on getting your sweet potato fries crispy!

  • Soaking the fries in ice water and then patting them dry are important steps. Soaking in ice water removes some of the starch and then patting them dry keeps the fries from steaming, both of these steps helps the fries become crisp.
  • Don’t overcrowd your food in the air fryer basket. Depending on the size of the basket you may need to do more than one batch.
  • Be sure to put a light sprinkling of pepper on your food when you need to turn it over half way through cooking. When it’s time to turn the pepper on your food will help you be able to see which ones still need turning.

Trim Healthy Mamas these Air-Fried Sweet Potato Fries are an E.

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Air-Fried Sweet Potato Fries

Air-Fried Sweet Potato Fries
  • Author: MamaShire
  • Prep Time: 65 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients

1 medium sweet potato
avocado or olive oil
salt & pepper

Instructions

Peel sweet potato and slice into thick slices and then cut those in half lengthwise. You can cut these thinner if you prefer, but I found a little thicker slice ended up with a nice crunch on the outside and tender on the inside.

Soak fries in a large bowl of ice water for 1 hour. Remove and pat dry with a towel or several paper towels.

Place fries in air fryer basket. Spread out in single layer. Spritz with avocado or olive oil. Sprinkle lightly with salt & pepper.

Cook in air fryer at 350° for 10 minutes.

Turn fries and spritz again with oil and more salt & pepper.

Cook for 7-8 minutes.

Spritz again with oil. Cook for 5-8 minutes more, but begin checking them every couple of minutes for doneness.

Notes

Soaking the fries in ice water and then patting them dry are important steps. Soaking in ice water removes some of the starch and then patting them dry keeps the fries from steaming, both of these steps helps the fries become crisp.

Try not to overcrowd. Depending on the size of the basket you may need to do more than one batch.

When you are turning your fries over the light sprinkling of pepper will help you know which fry has been turned over.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 medium sweet potato

 

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Easy Gluten-Free Chili

Enjoy this delicious Easy Gluten-Free Chili. It’s easy to make and wonderful comfort food!  Sugar-Free,
Trim Healthy Mama-E.

Easy Gluten-Free Chili | Sugar-Free | Chili

 

 

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I wanted you to have a visual of what to look for when you’re buying gluten-free ingredients.

Easy Gluten-Free Chili Ingredients

 

All but one of these products has “gluten free” labeled directly on their label. They do a great job and it makes my job at the grocery store so much easier! Thank you!

See that little bottle of McCormick’s Chili Powder….the one that doesn’t have a red circle showing off the wonderful “gluten free” label. In a situation like this, looking on the company’s website is the next best thing to see if it’s gluten free or not.

Easy Gluten-Free Chili. Ground beef being rinsed with hot water.

If you’re following Trim Healthy Mama, you know that you want to separate your carbs (E meals) and fats (S Meals) for your meals. When I use ground beef in an E meal (a meal that contains a healthy amount of carbs) I will rinse off the cooked beef with hot water to rinse off any extra fat. In the picture above I’m using hot water from my tea kettle to do the rinsing.

Easy Gluten-Free Chili

This is such an easy meal to put together and you could certainly use an Instant Pot to cook it in, but putting it in a big pot like this one and using my stove top doesn’t take long at all. I usually brown the ground beef in my big 6-quart Lodge Dutch oven and then rinse it off, put it back in the pot with all the other ingredients and let it cook for about 20-25 minutes. Of course, you can let it simmer for much longer if you like, but after 20 or so minutes it’s ready. After browning the beef you could also put all the ingredients in a slow cooker for on low for 4 hours.

Easy Gluten-Free Chili.

Trim Healthy Mamas this chili is an E.

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Easy Gluten-Free Chili

Easy Gluten-Free Chili

This makes a large pot of chili. This recipes makes an E meal for Trim Healthy Mamas, if you aren’t following THM rinsing the beef is optional.

  • Author: MamaShire
  • Category: Dinners

Ingredients

Check all of your ingredients to make sure they are gluten-free.

2 lbs grass-fed beef, rinsed with hot water to remove excess fat.
2 cups chicken broth or beef broth
2 15 oz cans dark red kidney beans
1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
1 15 oz. can crushed tomatoes
1 15 oz can refried beans
1 24 oz jar Pace Picante sauce
2 tablespoons chili powder

Instructions

Brown the ground beef in a large dutch oven. Rinse the ground beef with hot water to remove excess fat.

Return beef to the dutch oven and add the rest of the ingredients. Stir occasionally as you bring it to a boil over medium-high heat and then turn down to low. This will be ready in about 20 minutes. You can let this simmer for much longer if you would like.

Slow cooker directions:

After browning and rinsing the beef, put all ingredients in the slow cooker and cook on low for 4 hours.

Notes

This recipes makes an E meal for Trim Healthy Mamas, if you aren’t following THM rinsing the beef is optional.

Leftovers freeze well.

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Air-Fried Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks

Deliciously crisp and tender Air-Fried Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks with creamy sauce! – Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low-Carb, Paleo, Keto, Trim Healthy Mama-S

Air-Fried Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks made in an air-fryer. Trim Healthy Mama-S

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Air-Fried Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks made in an air-fryer. Trim Healthy Mama-S

I know when you think of a recipe like this you’re usually thinking buffalo chicken wings, but I like drumsticks better than wings. So here’s a recipe for you for Buffalo chicken drumsticks made in an air fryer. The air fryer that I use is an Avalon Bay Air Fryer. It’s super easy to use and it’s price point is easier on the budget.

One of the reasons I like frying my chicken in an air fryer is because you don’t have to keep such a close eye on it like you do when you’re frying it in a bunch of oil, plus you’re not using a lot of oil!

Tips for air-fried chicken:

Before you put your chicken in the air-fryer, dry it with a paper towel to get rid of any excess moisture.

Once you place your chicken in the basket, spritz it with avocado or olive oil using a mister/sprayer. My favorite mister/sprayer is this Evo set. It’s easy to keep avocado oil in one and olive oil in the other so that you have either for whenever you need them.

Another tip for when you are using the air-fryer or frying anything is if you give your food a light sprinkling of pepper and then when it’s time to turn them over it’s easy to see which ones you have already turned.

I use glucommanan powder in my sauce to thicken it. If you haven’t used it before, it’s a low-carb thickener and you do not need to use very much. If you buy a container of it, it will last a long time. I use it in a lot of my frosty type drinks, like Frosted Lemonade and Frosted Mocha.

My favorite brand of store-bought mayonnaise is Just Mayo. I like that it’s free of a lot of the common allergen’s including soy! I have a family member that can’t have soy and so many times when you find something gluten free and dairy free it will include soy. So Just Mayo makes this mama happy! Of course, if you prefer you can make your mayo from scratch.

Trim Healthy Mamas this air-fryer chicken recipe is an S.

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Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks

Air-Fried Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks made in an air-fryer. Trim Healthy Mama-S

Deliciously crisp and tender chicken legs with a creamy buffalo sauce.

  • Author: MamaShire
  • Yield: 2-3 servings
  • Category: Dinner

Ingredients

5-6 chicken legs (depends on the size of your air-fryer’s basket)
Avocado oil or olive oil in a mister
salt & pepper to taste
1/2 cup gluten-free chicken broth
2 tablespoons mayonnaise (I like Just Mayo)
2 tablespoons Frank’s hot sauce
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon glucomannan powder

Instructions

Rinse chicken legs and pat dry with a paper towel. Mist the air-fryer basket with oil and place chicken legs in the basket. Mist the top side of the chicken legs with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Air fry the chicken legs at 375° for 10 minutes. Turn the legs over and spritz with oil and lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper. Air fry again for 10 minutes.

Check on the chicken legs, they will need 5-10 more minutes of air frying so give them another spritz of oil and turn them if needed then continue air frying.

After about 20 minutes of air frying the chicken legs, begin making the sauce. Put the chicken broth, mayonaise, hot sauce, onion powder in a small pan over medium-low heat and whisk to make smooth. While whisking slowly add the glucomannan powder. Whisk for about a minute and continue heating on medium-low heat.

Whisk the sauce a few times as it heats up. It will begin to thicken after 5-6 minutes. Do not add anymore glucomannan. It really only takes a little bit to thicken. Once it’s heated and thickened remove from heat.

Check the legs. They should be crispy and fried. Use a fork and knife and cut one to make sure the juices are clear. The meat should be very tender.

Use tongs to move legs to a serving platter and pour the buffalo sauce over the legs. You can also put some of the sauce in a small bowl to use as a dipping sauce. Enjoy!

 

This recipe was inspired from a recipe in the book Paleo Cooking with Your Instant Pot.

 

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Warm, gooey, chocolatey goodness is just a few short minutes away in this easy to make Air Fryer Gluten-Free Chocolate Lava Cake. Dairy-free, low-carb, keto, THM-S

Chocolate Lava Cake with a spoon dipping out the ooey-gooey center.(Some links in this post may be affiliate links which means I earn a percentage, at no cost to you, when you make a purchase. See my disclosure policy here.)

Chocolate Lava Cake freshly baked in an air fryer.

This quick and easy single serve gluten-free chocolate lava cake may not look too exciting when it first comes out of the air fryer, but be assured there’s lots of yumminess just under the surface! If you don’t have an air fryer this could also be baked in an oven. I love being able to use the air fryer for single serve desserts like this one and not have to heat up the big oven, though. I use an Avalon Bay Air Fryer, it’s simple to use, is reasonably priced, and has great reviews on Amazon. And yes, you could use a microwave in even shorter amount of time, but I haven’t had one for years and I like how the air fryer bakes this cake.

 

Chocolate Lava Cake with a spoon dipping into the gooey center.

Here we go dipping into the center to get to all that ooey-gooey, chocolatey goodness.

Chocolate Lava Cake with spoon lifting out the ooey-gooey goodness.

There it is! Chocolatey yumminess!

Air Fryer Chocolate Lava Cake full of ooey-gooey yumminess.

Just look at that, it’s so satisfying and yummy!

For this blog post, I mixed the cake batter in a different bowl and then poured it into the two-cup glass Pyrex dish, that way the sides would be clean for the pictures, but I normally mix it right in the dish that I’m baking it in.

Trim Healthy Mamas this Chocolate Lava Cake is an S.

S is for satisfying, has healthy fats and is low-carb.

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Air Fryer Gluten-Free Chocolate Lava Cake

Delicious gluten-free chocolate lava cake made in an air fryer.

Warm, gooey chocolatey goodness is just a few short minutes away in this easy to make Air Fryer Gluten-Free Chocolate Lava Cake. Low-Carb, Keto, THM-S

  • Author: MamaShire

Ingredients

1 egg
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons non-GMO erythritol
1/8 teaspoon Now Brand Better Stevia
1 tablespoon golden flaxmeal
1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
1/2 teaspoon aluminum-free baking powder
dash of vanilla
pinch of Himalayan salt

Instructions

Whisk all ingredients in a two-cup glass Pyrex dish or ramekin.
Preheat air fryer at 350° for just a minute.
Place glass dish with cake mix into air fryer and bake at 350° for 8-9 minutes.
Carefully remove dish with an oven mitt.
Let cool for a few minutes and then enjoy!

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Creamy and smooth chocolate avocado pudding. This rich and healthy chocolate pudding is amazing! Keto, THM-S, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Sugar-free.

Dairy-free creamy chocolate pudding that is on plan with Trim Healthy Mama and Keto

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Bowl of creamy chocolate pudding made with avocados. Healthy and delicious!

This pudding is one of my favorite foods ever! I love chocolate and avocados together. Put these two together and you have a powerhouse of nutrition and taste!

You can use cocoa powder or raw cacao powder. Either will taste great, but if you want to pack an extra nutritional boost go for the raw cacao.

 

Trim Healthy Mamas this pudding is an S.

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Bowl of creamy chocolate pudding made with avocados. Healthy and delicious!

Creamy and delicious chocolate pudding made with avocados. Sugar-free and dairy-free. Keto, THM-S

  • Author: MamaShire
  • Category: Dessert

Ingredients

  • 3 small avocados
  • 1/2 cup cashew milk, almond or coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup non-GMO erythritol
  • 1/2 teaspoon Now Better Stevia
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao
  • 3/4 teaspoons vanilla
  • pinch of Himalayan salt

Instructions

  1. Put avocados in the blender first and then add other ingredients. Blend slowly to start with so the cacao powder blends and doesn’t just fly all over the bender. After the cacao is blending in turn up the blender and blend well. You may need to scrape down the sides. Just be sure to get all of the avocado blended.

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