What’s the difference between Click, Fit Frappe and Chike Protein Iced Coffee?

Back when I was a lil’ baby post-op, there weren’t that many options for coffee flavored protein drinks. Thankfully I was born into a few, but nothing like the explosion we’re seeing now. Today, post-ops have: Click Big Train’s Fit Frappe Chike Protein Iced Coffee Nectar Cappuccino ProJoe And probably 17 others I haven’t mentioned but that you all swear …

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From the Foodie Files: Sensible Protein Shake Swaps!

One of my biggest crimes as the write of this blog is assuming you all have read this blog as long as I’ve written it. Not true! So many of you don’t know that I used to be something of a calorie zealot. This blog fed into that big time as I sought ways to make yummy food for the …

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Nik Loves Egg Burgers!!!

After my multiple mentions about them in my WLSFA Meet & Greet recaps…(read parts one and two to catch up if you need to), you all HAD to know I was gonna make an egg burger! I had two varieties in Vegas. The first was a turkey burger with cheese, turkey bacon and an egg. It was good. But here’s the …

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BF Basics: The Weight Loss Numbers Game

  Obligatory Disclaimer: The views expressed in this BF Basics post are OPINIONS of Bariatric Foodie blogger, Nikki Massie. This post should NOT be taken in place of medical advice. If you have concerns about your weight, weight loss or understanding any of the numbers outlined in this BF Basics series please consult your bariatric surgeon’s office or primary care …

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#WLSFA Meet & Greet Recap (Part Two)

I’m late as all get out! I could give you some spiel about life being busy but…what does it matter? Here we are and I am late! So where did I leave off? Oh yes, at the lunch. So after hearing Dr. Garth speak I returned to the Quest exhibition table for a few hours. We completely “sold out” (gave …

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“What Do I Feed My Kids After Weight Loss Surgery?”

A few times a month I get a message that reads something like this: “Dear Nik, I was just wondering what you feed your kids? I am having/have had weight loss surgery and I want to feed my kids better but they won’t eat the things I can eat and I can’t eat the things they like. What do I …

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Nik’s #WLSFA2013 Recap: Part One

(This is part one of two. Check back later this week for part two!) I just returned from the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation “Mother of All Meet & Greets”, held at Bally’s Las Vegas from May 17 – 19. And now I wanna tell you ALL about it! Firstly, a big shout out to Quest Nutrition (makers of our beloved …

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BF Cook-Along, Week One Round-up: Quinoa Recipes!

So in addition to my Asian-style Cold Quinoa salad, many of you submitted your own recipes for the inaugural week of the “BF Cook-along!” This is a round-up of the first week’s recipes, all of which used quinoa. Some folks have not gotten back to me with full recipes so I just put what information they gave me. I’ll add …

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BF Cook-along: Cold Asian-Style Quinoa Salad

Ok, first my apologies to my Foodies who only access the blog and not my Facebook or Twitter pages. Let me get you up to speed. I decided to do a cook-long and it works like this. Folks give input on an ingredient they’d like to see everyone get challenged to use in a recipe over the course of the …

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Nik’s Kitchen Sink Cabbage Stew

So…I had this head of cabbage. And it was about to go bad. And I could have made my regular “Comforting Cabbage & Sausage Stew.” But alas I didn’t have all the ingredients. But you know what we say around these parts: “Play with your food!” I didn’t change it up much but my goal was three-fold:  Get tomatoes in …

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