So here in MN it doesn't look like or feel like spring yet but it will come. So I am thinking ahead a bit. I need some good idea's for taking the kids on a picnic (we are all eating THM) that will do well in a bag. Also looking for some good camping idea's. We have a travel trailer so I could do just about anything but I would like some idea's that I could mainly put together at home and just have to heat while camping so momma doesn't spend all camping cooking. Or just some fast throw it together idea's. ThanksMisty
Chili is a wonderful camping meal, and easy to make ahead and reheat. If you want a biscuit or anything with it, I love the Country Biscuits with cheddar and jalapeño in the Muffins and Breads chapter. Those will need to be reheated too. My family usually takes along a bunch of Hebrew National hot dogs also. They're not full of junk like other hot dogs. They're great over a fire or heated up on the stove, and they're quick and easy. You can serve them with mayo, mustard, unsweetened pickle relish, etc. You could even pair it with some leftover chili. Eat them bunless, or make a low carb bread to serve them with. A great side dish is a cauliflower 'potato' salad. I don't remember if there's a recipe for that in the book or not. But it's easy to make ahead. Celery with peanut butter is a quick and tasty side or snack. Greek yogurt and berries are also easy and quick. And don't forget about sandwiches/wraps. Make some low carb bread if you like, or use Joseph's pitas. Deli meats, veggies, cheese, or PB, egg salad, tuna salad, etc.
Some of these things will work for picnics, too. Like the sandwiches, celery and peanut butter, and even the yogurt/cottage cheese with berries. The frozen berries keep the yogurt cold, but are perfectly thawed later so you can eat them without freezing your teeth.
mamaonley: and I've tried to make the skinny chocolate at least a dozen times, a bunch of different ways...it NEVER comes out right...it's either too chalky, or too gritty, or too sweet, or not sweet enough...PLEASE SOMEONE HELP!!! I love chocolate
Sept 8, 2014 23:04:54 GMT -5
stacylynn: Got another one for you: Zone Bar with 210 cal; 7 g fat; 23 carbs (eek!); 3 g fiber; 15 gm sugar and 14 gm protein would fall under what category? Mess up? IMA goof-ball? Oops? Really...how do I categorize this poor choice?
Sept 9, 2014 19:52:07 GMT -5
steffanie3: Probably a start again in three hours Or off plan
Sept 9, 2014 22:50:38 GMT -5
stacylynn: Thank you, Steffanie3. Your answer was swirling around in my head, but who wants to admit it? Life happens...then you jump back on the THM band-wagon! Blessings...
Sept 10, 2014 9:49:52 GMT -5
steffanie3: Absolutely, love your attitude
Sept 10, 2014 23:18:31 GMT -5
steffanie3: And it was a way better choice than many things I am sure.
Sept 10, 2014 23:20:22 GMT -5
stacylynn: Thanks, Steffanie3! You are kind!
Sept 11, 2014 19:06:01 GMT -5
steffanie3: Please join in on Menu Monday http://trimhealthymama.freeforums.net/thread/3073/menu-monday-september-15th
Sept 15, 2014 16:00:12 GMT -5
gramto9: can someone tell me how to access the various "groups"..... I think there are some I would be interested in...thanks...jj
Sept 18, 2014 12:53:30 GMT -5
stacylynn: Grocery Outlet had Truvia for $2.99/80 packets, so if you have a G.O. near you - check it out!
Sept 20, 2014 12:13:25 GMT -5
stacylynn: Gramto9: what groups are you referring?
Sept 20, 2014 12:14:11 GMT -5
steffanie3: There are facebook groups, on here there a few threads of mamas that are grandmas, more to lose, international, but mostly it is by topic
Sept 21, 2014 20:56:44 GMT -5
steffanie3: That is a great price stacylynn, I heart Grocery Outlet
Sept 21, 2014 20:57:25 GMT -5
stacylynn: I agree, Steffanie, on both thoughts!
Sept 22, 2014 11:35:49 GMT -5
auntyb: I am from Calgary! Hello TH Mamas in Canada
Sept 25, 2014 11:43:14 GMT -5
missyhi: Looking for pumpkin spice fuel pull cookies, made them last week and now I can't find the recipe thanks!
Sept 25, 2014 12:27:05 GMT -5
steffanie3: Hmm, I haven't seen it missyhi, I will look a bit though because that sounds great Can you type it in your address bar on your computer? Sometimes when I start typing it will remember titles on sites I have been on and be enough to pull it up.
Sept 29, 2014 16:08:13 GMT -5
steffanie3: Found some, are these it? http://www.pinterest.com/pin/345580971378137381/
Sept 29, 2014 16:14:55 GMT -5
jinay: I've noticed some of the ladies have a small scale at the bottom of their posts tracking their progress. Where can I find this to add to my profile?
Oct 1, 2014 8:54:46 GMT -5