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Peppermint Patty Protein Shake

As in Peppermint Paddy. And no…I am not talking about the girl from the Peanuts cartoons. I am talking about the velvety, refreshing, makes-your-mouth-say “AMEN!” taste of a peppermint paddy. Before I give up the goods I gotta tell you a story about these little treats. When I was younger my great-grandmother used to keep a candy dish full of …

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Fast Food Swap: Low-Carb Apple Pie Pockets

I do too! So I tinkered around in the kitchen and came up with these babies. Mind you they are still on the moderation list. They are not protein forward. They are not even particularly low calorie (although if you look below at the comps to McD’s it is a significant reduction in calories). My suggestion? Make them. Freeze them. …

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Protein Shake of the Week: Bananas Foster…

In the interest of full disclosure I have to tell you that I hated bananas pre-op. They made my tummy hurt badly. I dunno why. But post-op…once I started trusting fruit again (new post-ops…tread carefully with fruit…it has sugar too although not sucrose and bananas have a LOT of sugar) I was drawn to bananas. I think I needed the …

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Funnel cake

So most of you already know this, but for those that don’t…funnel cake is basically a glorified pancake. Sorry to ruin any romantic conceptions you had about this summertime carnival treat, but that’s basically what it is. The good news? This works to our advantage in creating a WLS friendly version. 3 fundamental problems with traditional funnel cake that make …

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