Low-Carb Game-time Grub: Cauliflower Nachos

Cauliflower nachos. Because…why the heck not? During football season, nachos are a game-time favorite. But those tortilla chips? Eh. We can do better. Plus, cauliflower seems to be having a heydey in the world of low-carb eating. With the rise of the ketogenic (keto) diet and its emphasis on fat and protein over carbohydrates, the cauliflower fits into the perfect …

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Three books that changed the way I think about my body and food

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Fun fact about me. I think a LOT. Especially when it comes to the journey to better health. I think about what made me get obesity in the first place, what events in my life formed my attitudes around food and eating, what I think about my body, why sometimes it’s very easy to control what I eat while at …

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The wonder and magic of Shakshuka

It’s about time for me to admit it. I like food with unique names. Shakshuka. Like…when you say that to someone not in the know, their first reaction is, “Whaaaaaa?” And I LOVE THAT! Also, I love trying foods from different cultures. I always learn something about food and myself by doing so. That, Foodies, is a big part of the …

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Easy Weeknight Steak Fajita Skillet

First, a bit of terminology clarification. For me, “weeknight” in a recipe title has a really specific meaning. Because I’m not the kind of person who actually likes to cook on weeknights. However, I’m not always that person who likes to prep food on the weekends either. So weeknight meals are actually a thing in my household. To me a perfect weeknight …

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3 things new bariatric post-ops can do now to avoid regain later

Let me start this off by saying that one of my biggest pet peeves is what I call “newbie regain gawking.” That is, watching longer-term post-ops like a hawk for the purposes of “avoiding the mistakes that led to their regain.” Because…you know…nothing makes me feel better than thinking about being someone else’s cautionary tale… But that’s not to say there …

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Product Review: ProCare Health Sea Salted Caramel Calcium Chews

I’m going to be 100% honest with you. I’m sort of “meh” about caramel. I know, I know, I know. But still. It’s how I feel! But I just want to make it clear, I don’t hate the stuff. It’s just not my first choice when it comes to my limited threshold for sweet flavors. Those of you who know …

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Product Review: BariLife Complete Multivitamin Powder (Watermelon)

  If you were around last year during the 2018 Bariatric Foodie Pledge,  you’ll know I had a grand old time reviewing their Complete Multivitamin Powder in the lemonade flavor. Well, this year BariLife is back with a new flavor: watermelon! Now I admit I am actually a BIG fan of watermelon flavored things. I do not think watermelon flavored …

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Product Review: Bariatric Mindset Book Bundle

This post contains affiliate links. When you click them, Bariatric Foodie earns a small commission on the purchases you make.  First things first, Bariatric Mindset = Kristin Lloyd Moussa. Kristin Lloyd Moussa = a post-op who had her surgery in 2013. Kristin Lloyd Moussa also = a licensed therapist. So let’s put this all in perspective, shall we? She’s a …

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