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The wonder and magic of Shakshuka

It’s about time for me to admit it. I like food with unique names. Shakshuka. Like…when you say that to someone not in the know, their first reaction is, “Whaaaaaa?” And I LOVE THAT! Also, I love trying foods from different cultures. I always learn something about food and myself by doing so. That, Foodies, is a big part of the …

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Lower-Carb Orange Bars

As I munched blissfully on one of said orange bars this morning, I couldn’t help but wonder to myself, “Nik…why do you insist on baking things during the summer?” I mean, sure, we had a cool snap for a few weeks. Then the great flood. (I am starting to forgive Noah for not picking me up…) But now it’s summer. …

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Apple-Cinnamon Protein Muffins

  You know what’s hard? Living in a house with non-ops who have no qualms about eating stuff that would kill me. Now granted, I love to bake so occasionally I’ll bake them a cake or make some biscuits for breakfast but it’s rare (a fact that is much complained about in my house…but when I say moderation, I mean …

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#PWMF Recipe Contest Dessert Winner: Sue’s Pumpkin Cheesecake

This recipe was a category winner in the 2014 Bariatric Foodie “Play With My Food” recipe contest. This contest occurs every fall. Have a good recipe to enter? The best way to get notified of the contest is by joining my email newsletter list! Y’all thought I forgot about the rest of the “Play With My Food” recipe contest winners, didn’t …

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Nik’s Chicken Chorizo Skillet

  I go to Denny’s. Quite a bit. That may be a bad thing for a post-op to admit but what the heck. If nothing else, you know I keep it real! S’anyway. I mostly go there because I know what to order there. I know my options and I exercise them! But every now and again they get something new. …

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Protein Pumpkin Bread

Indulge me a short manifesto. Every year (late-August, to be exact) the same thing happens. I innocently log onto my Facebook feed and see that my friends have started to “pumpkin all the things!” And frankly, it’s all a bit ridiculous to me. Like the other day I saw a pumpkin spice flavored chicken sausage. Like…really? I’m not going to …

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Protein Pumpkin Roll Cake

So we at Bariatric Foodie are all about equal opportunity. We believe that post-op WLS patients have the same right to yummy food as everyone else. We also believe we should have our own indulgences. The account that follows is my attempt to fulfill an indulgence of my own. Please take note of a few things before we start on this …

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