Bariatric Recipes

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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“Cadbury” Cream Egg Protein Dessert

Before we get to the above, let’s talk about love, shall we? Love is…being at critical mass of dessert in your fridge (when you’re not a particularly big dessert person) and making yet another dessert because that dessert is needed. That is love my friends. I love you all. If you love me back, I know you’ll understand the fact …

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Nik’s French Onion Soup

 I am a happy girl. My first offering for “Easter Basket Week” is in the oven (to be posted tomorrow) and I just had the most amazing dinner. Now that I’ve eaten it, I am a little conflicted. I don’t know whether to call this French Onion Soup or a deconstructed French Dip sandwich. I guess since there is …

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Nik’s Asian Chicken Salad

Yet another instance where I wish my photography skills did my dishes justice!  I…am a salad person. I have been since relatively early post-op. I was cleared for raw veggies pretty early out but didn’t really attempt salad until, I’d say, about 5 or 6 months post-op. But when I did, I made a discovery. I could eat a …

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Nik’s Sausage Extravaganza!

This dish has humble roots. It started out as an attempt to replicate a childhood memory. I had a friend growing up named Paolo. His mother used to make sausage and peppers. But I’d had sausage and peppers before. I live in a city and there is no shortage of Italian restaurants, run by actual Italian people…from Italy! (My reigning …

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No-bake Protein Key Lime Pie

 OMG. Have you ever had the forces of nature conspiring against you? No? Well don’t ever. It’s no fun. There are many, many reasons I haven’t posted since last Friday but none are thrilling enough to detail here so I’ll just say two things. I’m sorry! And…I missed you guys! Moving on… Have you guys checked out my homegirl …

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BF Review: Everlast HyperPlex Vanilla Protein

 …and then there was one. Now you’d think I’d learned my lesson last week about non-scientific product reviews. After all, I have now come out of my pocket and bought yet ANOTHER protein powder (I am now at critical mass, by the way) so I can figure out where the brownie batter phenomenon comes from after using the Everlast HypePlex Chocolate. But …

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BF Reader Request: Creamed Chipped Beef (on Toast)

 The other day someone on the Pouch Party Facebook page requested a creamed chipped beef recipe. I should first say I don’t find much wrong with creamed chipped beef in the first place.Yes, it can be high in fat and a little bit carby but it’s certainly not the worst choice one can make and if you have it …

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