Favorite Holiday Recipes

What’s that I smell? Pumpkin pie?

Could be…but you won’t know unless you’re there. (Where?) Why, the Pouch Party™ 2010 Holiday Preview of course! (Wuzzat?) It’s where we (meaning me and possibly Jen) will prepare your favorite holiday treats – weight loss surgery style! Let me ask you something. Are you sick of going to Thanksgiving dinner and watching your family eat gravy by the bucketful, …

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What Nik WON’T be eating at the Labor Day BBQ

~by Nikki BBQ’s can be a prelude to disaster y’all! But they don’t have to be. You can survive the family barbecue this Labor Day! Aside from strategy, though, you have to make some decisions for yourself before the event. What to bring, what you’ll eat that others bring. And, more importantly, what you WON’T. Here’s what yours truly WON’T …

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Labor Day Countdown: Broccoli even your KIDS will like!

–posted by Jen So, I grew up in Southwest Georgia and cold salads are a big thing where I come from, especially in the heat of summer.  Most kids don’t like broccoli, heck some adults don’t! But there is a scrumptious broccoli salad my Momma used to make that was a staple at our summer picnics and cookouts. Even the …

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Crab Dip

~~posted by Jen I have a deep and abiding love for dips of any kind. I’m not quite sure where that comes from, but it has certainly served me well during my WLS journey, especially early out. The best thing about dips and spreads is you can totally make them up as you go along and they rarely come out …

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BF Survival Guide to getting through summer barbeques

BF Barbecue, circa 2013. I look kinda like a zombie in this picture, but I really was having fun! So it’s almost barbecue season. And some of you may be stressed out. For a number of reasons. Maybe you: Aren’t yet sure what foods you can tolerate and don’t want to get sick in front of others. Haven’t shared your …

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Protein Egg Nog

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! Do you have your New Year’s plans set? Did you find some sugar-free sparkling cider? Going full out with some champagne? Well I know it’s last minute but I just mixed up a nice batch of  protein sugar-free egg nog and OF COURSE I had to share the love with you all! Sugar-free Egg Nog 3 cups …

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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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