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Halloween Protein Shakes: Peanut Butter Cup

  I miss candy. I really do. I won’t even lie about it. Thankfully (?) my surgeon gave me the kind of very special RNY pouch that does not like real sugar. And I also have the kind of pouch that hates sugar alcohols (of which sugar-free candies have a lot). So…I miss candy. Especially at Halloween. Back in the …

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Sausage Quinoa & Roasted Veggie Soup

This soup is not for the faint at heart. No…this soup is chocked full of nutrients and protein. This soup is soup for people who love their bodies and respect their souls. Yes, it’s that good. I don’t usually brag on my food (lies!) but I made this soup wanting to have some relief against the cold front that hit …

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BF Brunch for Two: Nik’s Farmers Market Scramble

 I say brunch for two because this will feed a non-op and a post-op. So if your spouse (or bf/gf/bff or whatever other relational acronym you’d like to eat with) loves veggies and you can tolerate veggies and eggs, this is a winner for a lazy Sunday morning. You can, of course, sub in any veggies you like or find you …

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Nik’s Pumpkin Chili

I would just like to note that this recipe was developed before the food industry decided to “pumpkin all the things” (as Shannon, your friendly neighborhood BF Facebook manager likes to say). I mean honestly! I went to the grocery store the other day and they had an entire wall of pumpkin products. Pumpkin cookies, pumpkin bread, pumpkin beverages, pumpkin …

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Kyle’s Pumpkin Protein Bread

It’s October!!!! And what does October mean? PUMPKINS!!!! (Ok, forgive me…I had a lot of coffee this morning AND I took my B12 shot so I may be a bit hyper.) This month we are going to celebrate all things pumpkin. I’ll be highlighting classic pumpkin recipes already on the blog, sharing new ones and lifting up YOUR favorite pumpkin …

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Pumpkin Chai Protein Shake

So you might remember that I made some pumpkin protein shake starters the other day. I’m just now getting around to using them! It’s not that I didn’t want to use them. I’ve just been testing one of the shake flavors that will be included in the 2012 Bariatric Foodie Holiday Survival Kit (those of you who ordered last year …

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Pumpkin Protein Shake Starters

I’m really busy most days. Are you? If so you know that making some of the more decadent dessert shakes can be a hassle. Take pumpkin shakes for example. You have to crack open a can of pumpkin, dole out what you need for your shake, find something to store the rest of the pumpkin. All this makes those types …

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Nik’s Protein Power Balls

(Insert snicker…go ahead…your inner 12 year-old is DYING to do it!) Yes, yes, on with it then… The name is good for SEO the best name I could come up with to describe these things. As always, there’s a story behind them. So…I wanted to make peanut butter balls. Because I’ve seen them a few times. Paula Deen and whatnot. …

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Reader Submission: Chrissi’s Spicy Bean Dip

All the pretty colors… (Before we get to this recipe…have you taken a look at the finalist recipes for the Fit Frappe recipe contest? Yes, ok. Well…have you voted yet so that YOU have a chance to win some Fit Frappe? Ah…you didn’t, did you? Go do it now! We’ll wait.)  Alrighty then! So anyone that knows me knows that …

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What the HELL is Sofrito?

Hey Foodies!  This month instead of doing the Foodie Fitness Corner, I’m handling the recipe of the month.  Long story short: I recently had surgery on my leg and I’m limited in activity. So rather than bore you all with my attempts at exercising within my doctor’s limits, I thought I’d put on my chef hat and bad Julia Child’s …

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