Favorite Holiday Recipes

BF Top 5: Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas

Yes, it is the butt-crack of dawn. It’s early. I know. But I also know you’re going out shopping today for Thanksgiving stuff and I want you to have these recipes before you do that!!! So as your public servant, I offer you the following super-yummy dessert ideas for Thanksgiving. (Click the title of the dish to get the recipe) …

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BF Top 5: Thanksgiving Side Dishes

For all my U.S. readers, Turkey Day come-eth!!! This day can be a bit nerve-wracking. After all, it’s a whole day dedicated to eating! And as much as they tell us the holiday is about thankfulness, for many of us it just doesn’t play out that way. Because let’s be real: in many families it’s about the two f’s – …

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Your BF 4th of July Menu Haz Arrived!

Ahhh…the fourth of July. The fireworks. The pageantry. The barbecues. Fear not, my faithful foodies! I’m hear to help! Is your family hosting the BBQ this year? If so, great! I have menu options galore. If not, you might want to give my “surviving the family barbecue” survival guide a read just to ensure you don’t take away someone’s life, …

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Chili Dogs (WLS Style)

I’m not playing with your emotions. Tomorrow I am going to go over my picks for the best nutritional value for hot dogs but first we have to discuss something important. Chili. Hot dog chili. As in…to make…a chili dog.  I know, I know what you’re thinking. “Chili dogs, Nik??? Frickin’ chili dogs???” No, I promise I am NOT …

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Protein Cheesecake Egg Pops

 Note to self: Never, ever, EVER do multiple dessert offerings during a week when the kids aren’t home. Moving along… Of all the offerings so far – the protein carrot cupcakes w/ protein cream cheese frosting, the Cadbury Cream Egg protein dessert…this one was the MOST fun to make. As I was making it, I thought about how much …

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BF Top 5: Nik’s Dream Easter Basket

BUNNIES! In EGGS! OMG my head is gonna explode from the cuteness of it all!!!  In a way I think it’s good that the dark forces kept me from posting today’s Easter treat. I’ll get it photo’d and up for you tomorrow for sure (it’s actually a treat that’s fun to make with the kiddos on Easter and doesn’t …

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Super Bowl Eats Post-WLS

 It’s Super Bowl Sunday…and I know you…all of you. You’ve gone and made your family and friends wonderfully yummy treats to eat during the big game but…have you made anything that is yummy that YOU can feel good about eating? Or did you resign yourself to “going with the flow” or “just having a few bites” (which, I dunno …

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Nik’s Mocha Forest Trifle

~by Nikki This really was the MOST flattering shot I could get of my beloved trifle. Ok, so usually our posts are a “how-to” of your favorite foods. Because we do a pretty good job (if I do say so myself) of testing recipes and making sure we are on top of our game. This post is not like that …

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Christmas Greetings!

~~by Nikki and Jen Your faithful Divas would like to thank you for making this the best year EVER for Pouch Party™  and Bariatric Foodie™! We broke 1,000 fans on Facebook, tripled our presence on Twitter, partied with support groups, and held our first large regional event. We blogged like crazy and posted more recipes, Top 5 Lists, survival guides, peeks, …

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