Dinner

BF Top 5: Mini-sizing BF’s most popular recipes!

Believe it or not, I do listen to you guys. And what I hear you saying is that some of you want smaller batch recipes that yield only a few servings, maybe even a single serving. Today is your lucky day! Here are five of BF’s most popular recipes – mini-sized! Click the title of each for the original recipe. …

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Nik’s Taco Soup

Looking for the Bariatric Foodie Grand Prize post? Click here! So I didn’t invent Taco Soup. I just want to put that out there. I try my very best only to claim what I truly believe to be my own inventions (like I think Taco Casserole is all me…I had never heard of it before I made it…but I invite …

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Nik’s Cheesesteak Ramekin

I know. Ok? I KNOW. I do. I know. Some of you live alone. Some of you have families who hear healthy and say “[BLEEP] no!” And so with many of my recipes you make them and you have a WHOLE lotta food left. What can I say? I blog my truth and my truth is that I’ve always had …

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Nik’s Shrimp Faux Fried Rice

True fact: What you see above? I made in 20 minutes this morning while the kids were feeding the dog. And it will be my lunch probably for the entire week. This is the story of how a simple bag of frozen cauliflower became so much more… (By the way to all my Facebook Foodies, this is the take-out swap …

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(More) Fun with Eggs!

Continuing my eternal love for eggs, I have two offerings this week. The above photo was the first I made, for breakfast on Saturday. It was so delicious that I felt COMPELLED to share it with my Facebook Foodies right then and there! So…you know how sometimes you end up with a really random amount of leftover taco meat? Like …

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A PWYF Moment: Eileen’s Low-Carb Sushi

Play with your food. #PWYF This has been my mission since day one of this blog. To play with MY food. To encourage you to play with YOUR food. To build up a Foodie Nation of post-ops who are unafraid to embrace their love of food and translate their old favorites into new hits! I think this philosophy might be …

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Alethea’s Shrimp & Quinoa

Well, folks. It was bound to happen. With two kids in public school, some noxious germ was bound to find its way into my body. My immune system is fighting hard, though! So while I am down for the count, I thought I’d share some Foodie submissions. I just love it when you guys email me with pictures and recipes …

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Mama Foodie’s “Chicken & Rice” Remixed

When I was little and it snowed outside, my mom would always make us “Chicken & Rice.” Even in the years before she died every so often she’d call me up and say, “Nikki, I made some chicken & rice. Come over and have some.” Here’s my food memory of the dish. Looking back, it usually followed my mom cooking …

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Dee Dee’s Cheesy Squash & TVP Casserole

I just love it when you guys play with your food and let me know about it. It’s so exciting to see what you’re cooking up. My pal Dee Dee sent this to me to show her first attempt at working with TVP (“What the heck is TVP?”). It looks yummy, vegetarian-friendly (correct me if I’m wrong) and easy to make!  …

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Nikki’s Quickie Salisbury Steak & “Rice”

Ok so can I just say Salisbury steak is REALLY hard to photograph??? It all looks like gravy and mush! This is the story of how these simple turkey burgers became heroes. You see…it was late evening on a weekday. My evening ran late. The kids were hungry (and whiny) and frankly I was already feeling like a bad mom …

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