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Favorite Holiday Recipes

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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Product Review: Trader Joe’s Riced Cauliflower Stuffing Mix

You guys were relentless about this cauliflower stuffing. You wrote me. You messaged me on Facebook. You responded to posts. “Nikki, try the Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Stuffing Mix,” you said. “We need to know how it is!” you said. I am nothing if not at your service. So here we are. WARNING: There are no process pictures for this review …

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Bariatric Foodie’s No-Flour, Low-Sugar Cookie Collection

Ah, cookies. They are a hallmark of the holidays. And as a post-op we spend a lot of time trying to avoid them, am I right? I actually respect that a lot. Cookies are tricky territory. They are small. Unassuming. There doesn’t seem to be much harm in having just one little cookie, right? That is…until one cookie becomes four cookies …

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No-Flour, Low-Sugar Peanut Butter Cookies

Oh peanut butter. How do I love thee…let me count the ways! Now I will preface this recipe by saying that it is possible to lower the fat significantly in this recipe by replacing some (not all) of the peanut butter for peanut flour. I did not choose to do that, but it is definitely a choice you could make. For …

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No-Flour, Low-Sugar Chewy Pecan Cookies

Oh la, la… Well first…and I know I sound like a broken record here. But these are cookies. In my world, cookies are always going to be a heavily moderated treat. That’s why I am ok with not trying to add protein powder to them. Your mileage may vary. Play with your food! And, of course, use your own best …

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