“Shake it Up!” Protein Shake Tasting!

~~by Nikki Nik Shaking It Up! at Dr. Von Reuden’s office Ok, we don’t usually do this but…I’m feeling kind of…saucy…today… All my MD/VA/PA/DC peeps. We’re planning a Pouch Party™ for you! A protein shake tasting to be precise. Now if you’ve never experienced a Pouch Party™ protein shake tasting, let me go into a little detail about what happens. First …

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BF Top 5: Favorite Finds of 2010

~~posted by Jen Happy 2011! The Year of the Pouch Party™ Animal! Nikki and I are SO excited to get this year kicked off with all of you, we just KNOW it’s going to be awesome. As always, thank you all for reading and supporting us, and for helping us to grow our vision. You are very much appreciated!! All year …

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BF Reader Request: Banana-Caramel Cannoli Parfait

~by Nikki  Someone please tell me why it is that I can perfectly assemble a 4 oz. parfait but the damn Mocha Forrest Trifle eluded me??? That’s quite a name, innit? This started as a recipe make-over request from my Mary B. at OH (and who also lives in the same state as me…she’s super cool and has done fabulously …

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Jen’s “Moroccan” Curried Cheese Log

Ready to slice! ~posted by Jen I was never much of a Curry fan, mainly because I don’t like spicy foods. In fact, I had never really given it an honest try until our Holiday Preview this past November. Nik made her Curried Cheeseball as one of the appetizer demos, and when the party ended there was a small bit …

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Cowboy Caviar

~~posted by Jen Up close with Cowboy Caviar Happy New Year! We hope you had fun last night and are enjoying your day today with family and friends. Last night was pretty low-key for me since the roads are still bad here. We stayed home, watched some movies, and I set out several appetizers for the boys and I to …

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Bruschetta Squares

  ~~posted by Jen   I can’t help it, I love making it look like the rooster is eating the food! It’s New Year’s Eve and my original plans were to go over to my local BFF’s house (where I spent Christmas Eve) for a small party with a few close friends and stay over to hang out on New …

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BF Kid Zone: Easy Cheesy Noodles!

~~By Nikki Served on our quasi-Asian inspired plates with chopsticks. The girls usually abandon the sticks after about 3 minutes though! Parents: raise your hand if you’ve ever found yourself in this situation. You had the day from hell at work, you pick up the kids and they are cranky and hungry. They drive you NUTS on the way home …

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New Year’s Makeover!

~~posted by Jen In the spirit of the New Year and making improvements, Bariatric Foodie is getting a makeover! Nik and I have decided to continue our house-keeping efforts we started a few months ago. One of our goals for the blog in 2011 is to re-organize the way our recipes are tagged and make them easier to find what …

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Jen’s Oven-Fried Eggplant Parmesan

~~posted by Jen In Sunday’s BF Basics post, we covered oven-frying. By now you’ve all heard I have a resident vegetarian (or RV), so of course I had to DO something with all that eggplant. We ate a good bit of it in the form of the “Eggplant Bites”, but I also made him a big casserole dish full of …

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Nik’s Mocha Forest Trifle

~by Nikki This really was the MOST flattering shot I could get of my beloved trifle. Ok, so usually our posts are a “how-to” of your favorite foods. Because we do a pretty good job (if I do say so myself) of testing recipes and making sure we are on top of our game. This post is not like that …

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