Soups

Cowboy Soup

~~posted by Jen This soup is kind of a cross between chili and vegetable beef soup. A good friend of mine makes her taco soup like this, except without the mixed vegetables, and she adds hot sauce to it. She serves it over corn chips, but that is not the best choice for us in our post-op eating plans.  I …

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Chicken Quinoa Vegetable Soup

~~posted by Jen Quinoa and chicken and veggies, oh my! Beef Barley soup was one of my “go to” recipes in my pre-op life when we were having people over on a Fall or Winter weekend. It was delicious and always a crowd pleaser, but I needed to change it a bit to fit my new post-op eating plan. I …

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Nik’s Split Pea and Ham Soup

Hey peeps! How’s it cookin’ so far for Soup Week? Did any of you try Jen’s Practically Famous Chili yesterday? It’s good isn’t it? Later on this week I’ll show you my interpretation of chili, but first we’ve got a whole bunch of other kinds of soup to talk about! Before we talk about this split pea and ham soup, though, …

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Jen’s Practically Famous Chili

~~posted by Jen Welcome to our first ever Soup Week! Yesterday I posted the BF Basics guide to making soup, along with the Downloadable Shopping list for the Cook Along. This recipe falls into the “slow cooker” category. It can be made on the stove, but the Crock Pot is just easier. For many years, I made chili the standard …

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Soup Week Cook Along — Info Update!

~~posted by Jen I’m sure you already checked out the Downloadable Shopping List I posted earlier today and saw that the first recipe we’re making is Jen’s Chili. I usually cook the meat and onions overnight on low in the Crock Pot the night before I plan to make the chili, so I wanted to give y’all a heads-up about …

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Soup Week Cook Along Shopping List

~~posted by Jen OK, y’all, here we go! Soup Week has officially begun and our Cook Along Contest starts tomorrow! Double check the Top 5 Soup-Making Essentials to make sure you’re geared up, then peruse the BF Basics of Soup-Making in case you missed it this morning. Now, are you ready? As promised, here’s our downloadable shopping list, and it’s separated …

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BF Top 5: Soup Making Essentials!

~~posted by Jen Our Faithful Readers are probably wondering why the heck there’s a Top 5 post on Sunday, am I right? Usually we have Top 5 Tuesdays or Thursdays, but this week we’re mixing it up! You get Top 5 today and BF Basics on Tuesday. Have to keep y’all on your toes! Seriously though, since we’re getting all souped …

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Bariatric Foodie is getting all “souped up”

~by Nikki and Jen Jen stole this pic from Google images Well, Pouchers, fall has arrived and here on the East Coast we’ve had some downright COLD days! The leaves are changing, the days are getting shorter and we ALL know what that means… SOUP TIME!!!! Yeah baby! We’re dubbing October 24 through 31as Bariatric Foodie’s first annual soup week. …

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Curried Lentils

~by Nikki Ok, so the weather has dipped into the 70’s…the 60’s even for a few days. Which, technically, is a sign of climate change which probably means we’re all doomed. But after a long, hot summer…forgive me environmentalists…I am glad for the cooler weather. It has me thinking about things I haven’t thought about since…March at least. Baking. And …

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Lemon-Ginger Butternut Squash & Carrot Soup

Ok…so not the best word association. But “orange” ya glad I didn’t do that knock-knock joke? (chirp…chirp…) Ok…moving on… If you don’t like vegetables, quite frankly, I think you might be crazy. Ok, that’s mean. But seriously. Veggies have so much to offer in the way of flavor. And flavor is the one thing we THINK we lose in the …

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