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How to post Bariatric Foodie Recipes on YOUR blog or website

Today I became aware of a website that has copied/pasted a lot of my content without proper citation. Being a writer, I’m especially sensitive to this. Plagiarism is the highest of crimes in my profession and I think of recipe snatching the same way. That’s not to say you can’t use Bariatric Foodie recipes on your own website or for …

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Nik’s 5-Year Surgery Anniversary

My anniversary was actually yesterday but I was sick and I forgot. Well…I didn’t exactly forget so much as I didn’t realize yesterday was the 8th. ANYWAY. As is my custom I thought I’d tap out a few thoughts about my experience as a post-op so far.This year I decided to do so without pictures. Just thoughts. It has been …

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The Bariatric Foodie Year in Review 2012

Wow. Another year gone by. And this year I have mixed feelings about the New Year. On the one hand it’s a new start, a chance to do better with my health, career and finances. But then the passage of this year also means goodbye for me: goodbye to a year when my mother was alive, goodbye to the self …

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Nik’s Film Debut

Unfortunately Idris Elba was not involved. But hey…someday maybe? Several weeks ago I was asked to take part in a series of “docu-mercials” for my Bariatric Program at St. Agnes Hospital. I gladly said yes! I regard my surgeon, Dr. Kuldeep Singh, and his staff as the very first guides on the pathway to the life I now enjoy. Doing …

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The winners of the Fit Frappe Spiced Chai Latte

 …but first…my long-awaited review of the cold version. And now for the winners. Congratulations to: Lianne Zara Thompson Totty whose purchase of a Bariatric Foodie product from the “Shop BF!” page earned her a winning entry. Mitchell Kleinman who took this week’s challenge to reconnect with someone and earned his winning entry Karen Marie Swartz who liked Big Train …

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A Big Phat Foodie THANK YOU!

This is one of those rare non-recipe posts. Just me musing. Indulge me. We’ll get back to food in a minute. As I think about all I learned at FitBloggin’ one thing becomes apparently clear to me. This space, this tiny community that is Bariatric Foodie, is unique and awesome. What makes me say that? Well, I am a big …

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Bariatric Foodie “Fit Frappe Makeover” Recipe Contest

Next week is a very special week on Bariatric Foodie – Fit Frappe week! “What the HELL is Fit Frappe Nik?” Good question! It’s a new protein supplement on the market made by a company called Big Train that specializes in making Frappe mixes for coffeehouses. Fit Frappe is a protein drink Big Train developed for folks who love delicious …

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Name This Dish (really…I need you to name it!)

Then, of course, you should make it. Cuz it’s yummy! So…I should say there are only a scant few situations in life where your girl Nik feels totally zen. During a REALLY intense workout (those who are exercise buffs know that when you are in the zone that is as close to the divine as you can get) and when …

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Hey, Nik, whatcha eating today?

Happy Friday, Foodies! Just thought I’d post this tidbit today about one of my fave places to go to lunch: Jimmy John’s. Do you have one near you? If I had to describe them in a sentence I’d say they are “the Subway for Foodies” (both post-op and non-op). Don’t get me wrong I love Subway. But man…Jimmy John’s is …

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Foodie Review: Trader Joe’s Vanilla Soy Protein

Trader Joe’s Vanilla Soy Protein by Traci McGowan, Foodie Review Correspondent I have taken some sort of protein supplement every day since my RNY surgery.  From the weight loss doctor’s office to the gym, from Wal-Mart to the internet, I have tried more protein powders and bars than I have fingers ‘n toes: Body Fortress, Cytosport (AKA: Muscle Milk powder), …

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