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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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Citrusy Crockpot Pork Tacos with Spicy Green Sauce

Really the title should read “Citrusy Smoky Crockpot Pork Tacos” but I thought that was just too much. I have this thing about more than two adjectives before the name of a dish. It seems…I dunno…pretentious to me! Anyhoo…you all may remember earlier this week I announced that I have joined forces with Celebrate Vitamins to provide healthy and inspiring recipes! Well …

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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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Sweet (and Salty) Potato Casserole

In case you’re just joining us, I’ve been mini-sizing some of the recipes from The Bariatric Foodie Holiday Survival Guide.  Next up is a mini version of my Sweet (and Salty) Potato Casserole. So far I’ve mini-sized my Apple Crumble into Apple Crumble Ramekins and I have turned the Thanksgiving Casserole recipe from the book (which is exclusive to the …

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Thanksgiving Meatballs w/ Mashed Cauliflower and Craisin Sauce

You see meatballs…I see a “Violet Beauregard” moment. (Thank you Lisa on Facebook for correcting my blatant error – I originally attributed this moment to Veruca Salt. Not sure how I got the name mixed up…) If you ever saw Willy Wonka you know Violet as a little girl who won a tour of the famed factory, only to meet her demise …

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