Low-Carb Ramekin Shepherd’s Pie

Here’s another idea to throw onto the heap. I love cooking with ramekins. It’s so fun! You can make a perfect portion (by purchasing the ramekin size that suits you), it’s easy to ditch starches (like pie crust in this instance) and they are just darn cute, don’t you agree? I love Shepherd’s Pie. And I even love it without …

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Why Bariatric Foodie Hearts Torani

These are my “most frequently used” flavors. There are more in my kitchen though! There are three questions I get asked pretty often about sugar-free syrups: What do you use them for? What’s the difference between Torani, Davinci, and other syrups? If I’m gonna try Torani syrups, what flavor should I try first? Call me ambitious…but I’m going to try …

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Five Reasons to “Celebrate” ENS 2 in 1 Protein & Calcium Bars!

Celebrate Vitamins is a sponsor of the 2019 Bariatric Foodie Pledge! In celebration of the Pledge, they are offering a special discount! Take 15% off your purchase with code Pledge19 through March 2! So here’s something I hear a lot, especially from new-new post-ops: “I just don’t know how I’m supposed to get all my vitamins in plus protein. It’s too …

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Five Ways I Use BiPro USA Whey Protein

BiPro USA is one of this week’s Bariatric Foodie Pledge sponsors. So this week I wanted to highlight a few ways I use their whey. (Corny, yes, I know…) You know how they say necessity is the mother of invention? Well it’s also the mother of adaptation! Before 2013, I used a brand of unflavored whey called Any Whey. It …

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Shannon’s Foodie Review of Livliga Dishware

This review was written by Shannon Anderson, Bariatric Foodie’s indefatigueable social media manager. Except she wasn’t the social media manager back then. Nope! She was a Foodie who kindly reviewed this dish set from a then “brand-new-to-us” company called Livliga! From here on out, I’ll let Shannon speak. Hello Everyone, Shannon here! Last fall, Nikki asked me if I would …

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Bariatric Foodies: Meet Livliga!

Sheila and her husband, and Livliga co-owner, Walter, at the Obesity Action Coalition “Your Weight Matters” Convention. This review was written in 2015. Please keep that in mind when clicking links! I met the folks at Livliga at the Obesity Action Coalition’s “Your Weight Matters” Convention in Orlando last year and fell in love with their portion control dishes. I’ve …

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BF Review: Celebrate ENS 2-in-1 Protein & Calcium Bars

Celebrate Vitamins is a sponsor of the 2019 Bariatric Foodie Pledge! In celebration of the Pledge, they are offering a special discount! Take 15% off your purchase with code Pledge19 through March 2! See if you can identify with this sentiment. You’re newly post-op and you have a LOT of requirements. You have to get so many calories and so much water …

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Why I have Squeaky Cheeks…and you should too!

Photo Courtesy of ObesityHelp.com So this week is shaping up to be a “newbie sponsor” week for the Bariatric Foodie Pledge. Yesterday I introduced you to one of our sponsors, BariMelts (the vitamins that melt in your mouth, not in your pouch/sleeve/…whatever). Today we’ll learn about our other sponsor this week, Squeaky Cheeks. I met Rock Toone, owner of Squeaky …

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5 Things You Should Know About Barimelts

  (UPDATE: This post was written in 2014. Sadly (for us), Hunky Tim got a promotion and doesn’t work directly with Bariatric Foodie anymore. But we can remember his tenure and smile. Moving on…) This is Tim. Tim the Barimelts guy.  And he wants you to know something. No matter how many times I inappropriately harass him make reference to …

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Why I love CLICK Espresso Protein!

CLICK-cocoa, anyone? This week’s Bariatric Foodie Pledge participants are working hard on their goals for the chance to win a special prize pack, courtesy of CLICK Espresso Protein. So I thought this week was a good week to reflect on my  relationship with CLICK. It’s not complicated: I LOVE the stuff! Here’s why. In the Beginning… Cinnamon- Caramel CLICK Frapp! …

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