Liquid Recipes

The “Super Chill” Method for making a Protein Frosty

Did you like yourself a Wendy’s Frosty pre-op? I did. It was a little different than a milkshake. Thicker, more ice. It could hold a spoon HOSTAGE! Yeah…the Frosty is nice. But we’re not living like that anymore! But did you know you can achieve that same effect with your protein shake? Yep! And I’m going to tell you how. …

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BF Product Review: Chike Protein Iced Coffee

Chike! Iced Coffee! Review! Let’s do this. The 360 So whenever I am trying something new, I always do the 360 first. Gives me an opportunity to see how well it is packaged and I TRY to look at it from the perspective of someone who may not be quite familiar with food product packaging. From the front of the single-serve …

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What to eat on Cinqo de Mayo after Weight Loss Surgery

Aside from the holiday, today is my late “Pop-pop’s” birthday. Manuel Fernandez was the first man I ever loved and I still miss him every day! In addition to being an awesome grandpa, he also laid the foundation to some of the recipes you guys enjoy from the blog. For instance, he taught me to make homemade pizza crust, which …

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Foodie Submission: Lois’s Banana Butterscotch Protein Blizzard

So last week I promised reader submissions! This one came in from Lois. We actually ended up having a really good and productive email conversation stemming from her emailed recipe and she has given me permission to share that conversation with you. I’ve said it a few times and I will say it again: be CAREFUL of protein shake additives. It’s …

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Nik’s Protein Peppermint Mocha

 For those who’ve read this blog for a while, you know I have this secret fantasy to take Starbucks DOWN!!! (Well not down…but at least have a higher protein answer to every nominous offering they have). This is why I took on the art of the Frappucino (using Click as my medium) and it’s what inspired my latest protein drink obsession. This …

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Nik’s “Peanutella” Protein Shake

Ok, so I could post a picture with this recipe. But it wouldn’t be of this shake. Why? Well I’m in the process of packing up my house (while simultaneously decorating for Christmas…how psycho is THAT???) and all my pretty glasses are packed away. Besides, I tend to make this shake at work, thanks to these babies: Smaller sized bottles …

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“Mommy and Me” Protein Shakes

 Raise your hand if you have a kid that just can’t get into breakfast. You beg, you plead, you guilt trip and still nothing. They are perfectly content to go through the whole morning without eating. Thanks to our “revised” gastrointestinal systems we know that the body can go long periods of time without food, but for kids especially …

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BF Top 5: Nik’s Favorite Hot Protein Drinks!

I love Fall! Warm sweaters, beautiful foliage, cool winds and…hot protein drinks!!! Looking for some new ideas? Here are my Top 5 favorite hot protein drinks from right here on Bariatric Foodie! Favorite Junk Food Swap Drink: Nik’s “Samoan” Hot Chocolate I’m in the midst of Girl Scout cookie season over here (both my girls are scouts). This drink keeps …

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One Ingredient Fixes to Jazz Up Your Strawberry Protein!

So…strawberry protein. It’s sort of a conundrum to me. I’m not the biggest fan but then I wasn’t a strawberry milk person either. I like actual strawberries. Just not strawberry protein so much. So that is to say I always alter strawberry protein. Here are my one-ingredient fixes for strawberry protein to go along with the ones I’ve already offered …

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One Ingredient Fixes to Jazz Up Your Vanilla Protein!

In many circles, being called vanilla is an insult. But I think those people don’t know the true joy of vanilla. Even though I am a chocoholic all the way, I can appreciate a good vanilla for what it is. But with protein shakes, I guess my sensibilities just lean more toward chocolate, which is why there are so many …

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