Bariatric Recipes

What Jen is Thankful for…

I don’t even know where to begin counting my blessings, they are so abundant. I am thankful for reasonably good health, this has been a challenging year but I think everything is finally figured out and under control. At least it seems that way for the time being. I’m looking forward to going back to work in December and thankful …

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What Nik is thankful for…

Usually, I’m not into compilation lists of thankfulness. Mostly because I try to give thanks every day. But Thanksgiving is an opportunity to reflect on the bigger picture and I am learning to embrace that (or just get over myself). I thought I’d share with you just a few things I am thankful for this year. And this is me…so …

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Dessert Week Offering # 7: Jen’s Pumpkin Turtle Cheesecake Trifle

Happy Thanksgiving!! I know if you’re anything like me this is probably a quick check in before the frenzy starts. If you’re heading to a relative or friend’s house for the big feast and still need a dish to bring, this one is a winner. It’s super easy, delicious, and always a crowd pleaser. In case you missed my post …

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Tips

~~posted by Jen Individual or Side Table centerpiece: wine glass with pinecones, pumpkins, & gourds inside and a few fall flowers around the base. Pretty and EASY!! Well guys, this is it! Tomorrow is the big day! (Or if you’re on the East coast, today is the big day!) I don’t know about y’all, but I have been running around …

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Dessert Week Offering # 6: Denise’s Protein Caramel Macchiato

~by Nikki A few days ago, my gorgeous friend Denise (waitinggame on OH) sent me this recipe for her Protein Caramel Macchiato. Here’s the funny thing…she thinks that I invented it! Bless her heart… I WISH I could take credit for this but I cannot. It was actually Jen’s creation (which I did not know until just recently when Jen pointed …

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Dessert Week Offering # 5: Nik’s “Portion Control” Cheesecakes

(Warning: this is a long post. Go get a cup of coffee or tea and come back…I’ll wait…) Cheesecake. It is a wonderful thing and I don’t think anybody…not one single person…should be deprived of it. But cheesecake is kind of hard to work into our daily plans, isn’t it? It’s richness makes it filling but, in and of itself, …

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BF Crafty Corner: Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas Part 1

~~posted by Jen   “Hello, my name is Jen, and I am addicted to seasonal decorating. I hit rock bottom when I had a temper tantrum at Christmas Tree Shoppe in Freehold, NJ because they only had 5 matching placemats for my tablescape and I needed 6.” Yes, I admit it. No shame here. I love for my house and …

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Nik’s Butterfinger Protein Shake

  I had no idea when I developed this shake recipe that people loved Butterfinger so much. But you guys really, really do. Whenever I ask what shake folks like best from theBariatric Foodie Guide to Perfect Protein Shakes, folks always say, “The Butterfinger!” My guess is that candy is something we miss post-op. I don’t know about you but …

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Dessert Week Offering #3: Jen’s SF Butterscotch Pound Cake

~~posted by Jen Butterscotch always reminds me of my Granny Sarah, they were her favorite. Dessert week continues! Yesterday Nik shared her scrumptious “Apple Brown Nikki”, the perfect WLS-friendly answer to apple pie or cobbler. Did you try the hot apple pie protein drink? No? Well make sure you do, it is NOMINOUS! Whilst sipping my Clicktastic Salted Caramel Cocoa, …

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Jen’s Clicktastic Salted Caramel Cocoa

~~posted by Jen  +=  A couple weeks back, Nik shared her Salted Caramel Protein Hot Chocolate and I was hooked, as was most everyone else who tried it, given the comments we received. Since the weather has gotten cooler, I am turning more to protein hot drinks or protein coffee to get my morning started rather than my usual cold …

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