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The Sola Mega-Product Review

This product review was sponsored by Sola. All opinions are my own. If you’re interested in trying any of Sola’s products, be sure to hit up their product locator on their website, but also through December 15, they’ve given us a discount code to use through Amazon. Use this link and enter code 15BARIATRIC at checkout. I feel like a parent right …

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The 2018 No-Flour, Sugar-Free Cookie Collection

The 2018 Bariatric Foodie No-Flour, Sugar-Free Cookie Collection is sponsored by Sola! It’s here! It’s here! It’s finally here! I get so excited by this cookie collection every year. Mostly because I’m a baker at heart. I’m not the greatest baker in the world, but nothing gives me more joy than to go into the kitchen and tinker with my measuring …

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No-Flour, Sugar-Free Peppermint Mocha Cookies

This cookie recipe is part of the 2018 Bariatric Foodie No-Flour, Sugar-Free Cookie Collection, sponsored by Sola. Click here to get back to the full collection. This recipe was a bit of an adventure. To describe it sounds like that Dr. Seuss classic, Green Eggs and Ham. (I baked the cookies in a box. I baked the cookies with a fox…) …

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In memory of Mama Foodie

My mother was a goddess. She had to be, after all, to raise a stubborn, willful child like me. She was a force of nature. Like the wind. Like fire. Like water. Like earth. She was so remarkable, that I have decided this year (as of this writing, it is 2018) to start this post about her and add to …

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2017 Black Friday Deals for WLS Patients!

Happy day after Turkey Day! How’d you do? Did you eat reasonably? Did you enjoy family and friends? Did you get to participate in your favorite holiday traditions? I hope you did! And if it wasn’t such a great day…well…at least it’s over now. Today is Black Friday, aka “the day Nik stays the hell out of most physical retail locations.” The older …

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Cauliflower Crust Turkey Pot Pie

This recipe was developed as part of a partnership between Bariatric Foodie and Celebrate Vitamins. Here on Bariatric Foodie you’ll find pictures and helpful recipe hints, then use the button at the bottom of this post to click through to the Celebrate Vitamins website to view and download the recipe, complete with nutrition information! If you’re anything like me, you …

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How to Win the Holidays After Weight Loss Surgery

Every year, like clockwork, I see an uptick in my email inbox. The holidays are coming. Which means lots and lots and lots and LOTS of unhealthy food will be paraded in front of us. Food that we not only crave, but to which we probably have emotional attachments! Here’s what we fail to recognize about “the holidays.” (And I …

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The Official “Nik Had Cancer” Post

I had cancer. But you probably already knew that. But if you didn’t, here’s the only place where I’m going to tell this entire story. Some parts of it may squick you out. I’m warning you up front. Read beyond this point at your own risk! While I will probably reference my cancer in casual ways throughout the blog (especially …

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