From Trim Healthy Table~
STEP 1: CHOOSE YOUR PROTEIN OPTIONS frozen or fresh white fish or salmon; frozen or fresh chicken tenderloins; frozen or fresh ground beef for S or at minimum 96% ground lean turkey; venison or grass-fed beef for E or FP; frozen or fresh diced stew meat for S.
STEP 2: CHOOSE YOUR VEGGIES AND OPTIONAL GRAIN OR SWEET POTATO
NOTE:Choose quick-cooking veggies. If you’d like to include some veggies that are a bit tougher, you can do a quick steam to get a head start.
- VEGGIE OPTIONS: thinly sliced or diced zucchini or summer squash; handfuls of fresh or frozen spinach, kale, or other FRIENDLY dark leafy greens; julienned bell peppers; sliced tomatoes or cherry tomatoes; diced green onions; thinly sliced cabbage (or bagged shredded cabbage or coleslaw); sliced mushrooms; sliced onion; green beans; or cauli rice (or broccoli or cauli florets cut into much smaller pieces)
- GRAIN/SWEET POTATO OPTIONS (FOR E): ½ to ¾ cup cooked brown rice, wild rice, or quinoa; or a small to medium sweet potato, thinly sliced or diced
STEP 3: CHOOSE YOUR FLAVORINGS AND HEALTHY FATS
- FAT OPTIONS: 1 tablespoon butter or coconut oil or MCT oil for S (use only 1 teaspoon for FP and E)
- FLAVORING OPTIONS: ¼ teaspoon Mineral Salt (go down from here if using other salty spices); soy sauce, tamari, Bragg liquid aminos or coconut aminos; dried parsley flakes or minced fresh parsley; minced fresh cilantro; minced garlic or a sprinkling of dried garlic; feta or other favorite cheeses for S (you can use a sprinkling of Parmesan for FP and E); diced chili peppers, cayenne pepper, or red pepper flakes; hot sauce; chipotle powder; Cajun seasoning; Nutritional Yeast; liquid smoke; cumin; lemon slices; apple cider vinegar; mustard; Italian seasoning or oregano.
HANGRY POCKET "Fuel Pull" MEAL EXAMPLE: Easy, just build your E pocket but leave out the carb option.
HANGRY POCKETS, they literally blow up with steam and lock in all the goodness of your food while quickly cooking a moist and succulent of your food while quickly cooking a moist and succulent gourmetfest of flavors in a pouch. In France they call this method of cooking en papillote, which actually means “in a butterfly.” Isn’t that fitting for a THM meal?
NOTE: To fill up further, add a side salad or Speedy Chocolate Milk (page 457) or a baby-size shake or smoothie from the Shakes and Smoothies chapter (page 468).
Watch Pearl and Serene's video, "Hangry Meals #9 - Hangry Pockets", on THM TV!
Watch Serene and Pearl make the "Hangry Pockets" at https://trimhealthymama.com/#media The Hangry Pockets recipe and video, and other delicious THM recipes and videos, can be found at www.TrimHealthyMembership.com https://www.trimhealthymembership.com/recipe/hangry-pockets-s-or-e-or