You've just finished your low-fat, but nourishing Trim Healthy Mama E meal…
And now it's time for dessert!
But wait… is that even possible?
Absolutely! And if you have any food sensitivities, I'm going to show you how to make it egg-free and dairy-free as well!
THM:E Dessert Doesn't Have To Be Hard
Once you make the transition to Trim Healthy Mama, you commit to a sugar-free lifestyle. Suddenly you no longer eat fats and carbs together (much). That can make desserts seem pretty impossible!
This is because real food desserts may have healthy fats — yet often, they have more healthy fats than you should eat in an low-fat (THM:E) setting.
Althought honey and maple syrup are natural sweeteners, they still have a glycemic impact not conducive to weight loss.
Healthy, real food puddings fall prey to all of these obstacles. For instance, they're typically thickened with nutrient-rich pastured egg yolks. So good, and yet, too high in fat for a THM:E (for Energizing) meal.
So what's a Trim Healthy Mama to do?
She Should Make This THM:E Strawberry Lime Pudding, Of Course!
Sweetened with pure stevia extract and thickened with sustainably sourced gelatin instead of high-fat egg yolks, this Strawberry Lime Pudding is light, bright, and fresh! One bite starts you off with sweet strawberry flavor… and finishes with a delicious hint of lime.
And, better still, it has just 1 gram of fat per 1/2 cup serving, so it is the perfect way to finish your healthy THM:E meal!
Makes (6) ½-cup servings.
- In a small bowl or custard cup, combine 2 tablespoons almond milk and gelatin.
- Stir until the gelatin dissolves.
- In a saucepan, combine 2 cups almond milk and lime zest over medium heat until hot and steaming but not boiling (about 5 minutes).
- Puree strawberries till smooth. You want about 1 cup of puree. A high-powered blender works best, but a blender or stick blender is fine too.
- Combine strawberry puree, lime juice, vanilla extract, and salt in a medium-sized bowl. Mix well.
- When almond milk is hot, strain out lime zest.
- Gently whisk or stir in gelatin mixture until completely dissolved in hot almond milk.
- Stir in strawberry mixture until thoroughly combined.
- Add stevia a little at a time, tasting for sweetness.
- Cover and chill for several hours or overnight, till set.
- Before serving, whisk until smooth. Enjoy!
What are your favorite THM:E desserts?
This post was featured in 47 Trim Healthy Mama E Meals & Snacks With Traditional Foods, 57 Trim Healthy Mama Potluck Dishes With No Funky Ingredients, and 17 Stevia-Sweetened Desserts (that actually taste GOOD!).
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