I just started THM last week, and the first dinner I decided to make was Meatloaf--one of my husband's childhood favorites. I was not raised eating meat so it was my first time cooking it, and I went back and forth between making Serene's recipe or Pearl's. In the end I decided to make a hybrid! I used 1 lb ground turkey meat, because that's what we usually use for tacos or burgers, and I added 2 eggs, salt, pepper, garlic powder, celery, Braggs, and a bit of sour cream. So after mixing a few ingredients from both recipes I decided to up the veggie content and added some steamed and blended broccoli, a handful of blended spinach, and a few finely chopped mushrooms. To finish it off I iced it with tomato paste and added a little bit of water around the loaf as it baked.
The result? VERY tasty! I loved the addition of the tomato paste because we would usually add ketchup but the paste made that unnecessary. The veggies blended very well--only note is that the spinach gave it a SLIGHT green tint, which didn't both us one bit All in all, it was a very yummy dinner and we had left overs for two days to munch on!
lauriebovi: Just starting on this plan. Well I've been starting for a while now. Anyone have a really hard time staying on? I have no issue with what I'm eating. I feel like I'm just lazy and fall into old habits. any advice or personal experience?
Jul 16, 2015 11:45:08 GMT -5
steffanie3: lauriebovi, a menu plan really helps me even if it is just a daily plan so I kind of know what I will be eating through the day with snacks and meals. Also for me prepping ahead is a super helpful, having a large batch of something to grab when needed
Jul 20, 2015 5:09:50 GMT -5
alane: I've been on THM for 14 months and there is still a detail or two I am not sure about. The book lists 3/4 c quinoa as a serving limit, yet some of the breakfast recipes have 1 c listed. Can you clarify this for me? Thanks!
Aug 1, 2015 13:24:37 GMT -5
lynnluce: I have been doing the THM lifestyle for 8 months now with great success, for the first 6 months I have had the weight just slid off, lots of energy, and much happier. Now I am tired all of the time, cranky, and can't get rid of my lower belly. Help
Aug 3, 2015 6:11:41 GMT -5
steffanie3: alane, you can do 3/4 of a cup if alongside some other foods (including a bit more E fuel) and a full cup if it is the center of the meal like porridge It is a little confusing.
Aug 12, 2015 11:23:04 GMT -5
steffanie3: lynnluce, were you maybe losing too quickly? Maybe your body needs some time to heal?
Aug 12, 2015 11:23:27 GMT -5
fran: ok I have missed vibes for whey powder? Which ones NOW or Swansons, or Robs?
Aug 25, 2015 2:56:53 GMT -5
gaelle: Just noticed the Lifeway Plain nonfat kefir I bought contains 12 sugars!!! :-( Also made the THM pancakes but added an egg beaters thinking it was egg whites. Need to be better at reading labels!
Aug 26, 2015 7:26:28 GMT -5
steffanie3: THM, Jay Robb are both on plan. Preferred is a cross-microfiltered whey isolate
Sept 22, 2015 12:12:21 GMT -5
steffanie3: The Lifeway Plain is fine Enjoy it in an E setting. Egg Beaters are ok because they are also non-fat, but they are flavored where plain egg whites will be better You will get there.
Sept 22, 2015 12:13:22 GMT -5
lovelea: Hi guys I am back! Oh man I did THM with amazing success then let my self go! I am back to where I started and I need to get back on track!
Nov 3, 2015 8:00:06 GMT -5
mbernadette: Today I received a wonderful package from THM. My Muffin in a Mug and recipe box. Happy with these gifts. Thank you.
Nov 6, 2015 5:10:53 GMT -5
mbernadette: I have started to slide backwards after losing 63 lbs. Now I must get back to business. I may require a vavle replacement surgery and also two new knees. I need to be as healthy as possible for these.
Nov 6, 2015 5:12:14 GMT -5
htebe: What does JUDD stand for; it was mentioned to a lady who was wondering why she wasn't losing?
Nov 11, 2015 6:23:49 GMT -5
steffanie3: JUDDD has a small mention towards the end of the first book, I think it is a mixing of FP and regular meals by days, but honestly don't recall for sure. It is mentioned for menopausal, stubborn loss mamas.
Nov 16, 2015 15:36:49 GMT -5
steffanie3: Welcome back ladies
Nov 16, 2015 15:37:56 GMT -5
singtoangels: So I was just wondering, should I really read up on THM and wait until at least after Thanksgiving or should I try to dive into it now? Those who have stuck with it what do you do?
Nov 16, 2015 16:43:10 GMT -5
htebe: steffanie3 - THAT WOULD BE ME - stubborn, slow losing menopausal
Nov 27, 2015 1:21:23 GMT -5