Rice and Pork Casserole – Instant Pot

rice and pork casserole

Quick and Easy Brown Rice and Pork Tenderloin Casserole in the Instant Pot – THM E

This has been a favorite at our house for many years as an oven casserole. Even today my daughter makes this for her family which always makes a Mama feel good when her recipes are used and well loved!

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Peanut Butter Cheesecake

instant pot peanut butter cheesecake

Instant Pot Peanut Butter Cheesecake with a Kiss of Chocolate

This peanut butter cheesecake was a huge hit at our house because three of my husband’s favorite things are cheesecake, peanut butter and chocolate. This is another recipe from dessert creating days at Millard’s at the Summit restaurant.

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Chicken Mozzarella

Chicken Mozzarella

Quick, Easy Mozzarella Chicken – THM S

This is a great quick dish for your family. Richard is a pasta lover and this is one of his favorites meals. The chicken is moist and tender, and the penne pasta is perfectly married with the sauce.

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Stuffed Cue Ball Zucchini – Instant Pot

stuffed cue ball zucchini squash

Fun Veggie from the Farmer’s Market – Cue Ball Zucchini

I love visiting the local farmer’s markets and developing relationships with the growers is so rewarding to me.  These farmers and growers have taught me so much about vegetables and ingredients along my journey.  

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Calico Bean Salad

calico bean salad

Cheap, Colorful and Cheerful Calico Bean Salad – THM E

This is a great salad. It’s cheap, colorful, cheerful and very versatile. It makes a great side for grilled chicken or fish. Calico Bean Salad also makes a great dish to take to a picnic or family gathering.

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How to Choose an Instant Pot

How to choose an Instant Pot

How to Choose an Instant Pot for Your THM Journey

As you all know I love my Instant Pots, it’s an amazing small appliance that I use more than once a day. Mamas ask “Which Instant Pot should I buy?” so often that I decided to write this blog post to help you decide. This can be confusing and the prices vary between models so here you’ll find the differences in the pots with simple easy to understand information.

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Red Pear and Mixed Greens Salad-THM E

mixed greens with pear salad
Pear and Mixed Greens Salad

Mixed Greens with Red Pear Salad

Locally grown greens are the best. I love farm to table shopping at the farmers market.  Spring mix is usually a combination of smaller baby greens and lettuces.  These mix greens may contain: green leaf, green romaine, tango, green oak, green chard, baby spinach, arugula, red chard, red leaf, lolla rosa, red romaine, red mustard, radicchio, red oak, and beet tops.

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Blackberry Flaugnarde-THM S

blackberry flaugnarde fruit flan

Blackberry Flaugnarde is a Fruit Flan

When I worked at the restaurant, Millard’s at the Summit,  one of my joys was creating desserts for the owner. We both liked the same family style type desserts. This recipe is a an on plan version of our Dark Cherry Clafoutis (Custard Pie). Clafoutis is delicious but would be a crossover with the Trim Healthy Mama lifestyle. Flaugnarde (pronounced: [floɲaʁd]) is a baked French dessert with fruit arranged in a buttered dish and covered with a thick flan-like batter.

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