Smoky, Spicy (and vegan!) Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I admit, I’ve been sitting on this one a while. Of course, there’s a story. So in my family we observe the season of Lent (traditionally though of as the 40-ish days preceding Easter). I’ve always made a Lent promise, which can also be called a Lenten sacrifice. Long story short: you give up something you like for Lent. Now …

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Crispy, Cheesy, Garlicky Cauliflower Tots

So let’s file this under, “technically I could have bought these from the frozen section, but what fun would that be?” Because honestly. What fun would that be? Seriously though. There are a few good reasons to make your own cauliflower tots. If you like a specific flavor to them. (For example, I like a little heat in mine). If you …

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In memory of Mama Foodie

My mother was a goddess. She had to be, after all, to raise a stubborn, willful child like me. She was a force of nature. Like the wind. Like fire. Like water. Like earth. She was so remarkable, that I have decided this year (as of this writing, it is 2018) to start this post about her and add to …

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Product Review: Celebrate Vitamins Calcium Citrate Soft Chews

Oh, calcium! You are the supplement I most forget! Can Celebrate Calcium Citrate Soft Chews be the answer? First off, don’t even ask me why I forget my calcium so often. I remember my daily multi-vitamins. I remember my iron. I remember my B12 (unless I forget it). And, for the most part, I remember calcium. I just sometimes don’t …

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The Bariatric Foodie Pledge Calendar!

Download the calendar and put the dates in your phone! This is the official 2018 Bariatric Foodie Pledge calendar. The dates in orange are pledge dates. The dates in green are check-in dates. Please note that all dates are in Eastern Standard Time. Please adjust for your own time zone! If you need to sign up for the 2018 Bariatric Foodie …

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Product Review: GoGirl Resolve Online Fitness Program

It’s not food!!! Sorry…I get a little giddy about non-food, non-drink, non-ingest something type reviews. Plus…I love getting my move on! But. In the interest of full disclosure, I did have to enlist help to do this review. About the time I was to review this fitness program, I had surgery and it took a bit more out of me …

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The 2018 Bariatric Foodie Pledge “Winner Takes All” Grand Prize

This is it. The BIG prize! At the end of the 2018 Bariatric Foodie Pledge, one hard-working participant will win the “Winner Takes All” Grand Prize. How do you qualify? Simple: Sign-up to participate in the 2018 Bariatric Foodie Pledge Participate all four weeks by submitting a pledge and a check-in Take part in the Grand Prize Week competition Do that and …

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Product Review: AmBari Nutrition Jump Start Energy Drink Mix

I’m gonna keep it 100% real with you guys. Jump Start Energy Drink Mix wasn’t an easy product for me to assess, but not for the reasons you think. There were three main reasons I struggled with this one: Because it took some time for me to understand what it was supposed to do The reason it took some time …

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2018 Bariatric Foodie Pledge Sponsors: Week 2!

Not sure what the Bariatric Foodie Pledge is? Learn how it works – then sign up so you can have the chance to win prizes for working on your healthy goals! SUPER IMPORTANT: This year you must be signed up in order to participate in the Bariatric Foodie Pledge. To sign up, click here! Then be sure to follow my instructions …

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