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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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The 2018 No-Flour, Sugar-Free Cookie Collection

The 2018 Bariatric Foodie No-Flour, Sugar-Free Cookie Collection is sponsored by Sola! It’s here! It’s here! It’s finally here! I get so excited by this cookie collection every year. Mostly because I’m a baker at heart. I’m not the greatest baker in the world, but nothing gives me more joy than to go into the kitchen and tinker with my measuring …

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No-Flour, Sugar-Free Snickerdoodles

This cookie recipe is a part of the 2018 Bariatric Foodie No-Flour, Sugar-Free Cookie Collection, sponsored by Sola. Click here to get back to the full collection! Indulge me a soapbox moment. Nothing gets my yoga pants in a bunch like when I look at a snickerdoodle recipe and it is missing THE one ingredient that makes a snickerdoodle a …

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No-Flour, Sugar-Free Peppermint Mocha Cookies

This cookie recipe is part of the 2018 Bariatric Foodie No-Flour, Sugar-Free Cookie Collection, sponsored by Sola. Click here to get back to the full collection. This recipe was a bit of an adventure. To describe it sounds like that Dr. Seuss classic, Green Eggs and Ham. (I baked the cookies in a box. I baked the cookies with a fox…) …

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No-Flour, Low-Sugar Gingerbread Men

This cookie recipe is part of the 2018 Bariatric Foodie No-Flour, Sugar-Free Cookie Collection, sponsored by Sola. Click here to get back to the entire collection! Y’all really need to know…I was nervous about taking on this cookie recipe. Like…how the hell do you make a ginger cookie without molasses? This is what I wondered to myself as I headed into …

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2018 No-Flour Low Sugar Cookie Base Recipe

This recipe is part of the 2018 Bariatric Foodie No-Flour, Sugar-Free Cookie Collection, sponsored by Sola. Click here to get back to the full collection. What’s a base recipe? If you don’t bake a lot, you may be wondering this. A base recipe is a core set of ingredients and a core method for mixing them, to which you can …

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Smoky Cabbage Rolls

I’m gonna come out and say it. I don’t think cabbage rolls get the respect they deserve. In fact, I don’t think cabbage in general gets the respect it deserves. But I’m about to change all that! Well…at least in my little corner of the world. I love cabbage. Do you? It’s a stand-up veggie. It’s filling. It’s got lots …

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Crockpot Curry Chicken

This is one of those recipes that was not my idea originally. Well…wait. I should say that I think very few of the recipes here on Bariatric Foodie were my idea originally. I think all recipes are some interpretation or spin on another recipe. I say that to say I don’t fancy myself a recipe inventor or anything. But this recipe …

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Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs (with Everything Sauce!)

You have no idea. Ok? No idea! I miss cheeseburgers. A LOT. I miss everything about them. I miss the meaty, juicy burger. I miss the melty cheese. I miss the pickles and ketchup and mustard. I miss the bun. Oh, how I miss the bun! And, yes, I even miss the French fries. Sigh. I miss the whole damn …

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