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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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No-Flour, Low-Sugar Gingerbread Men

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 entire collection! Y’all really need to know…I was nervous about taking on this cookie recipe. Like…how the hell do you make a ginger cookie without molasses? This is what I wondered to myself as I headed into …

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2018 No-Flour Low Sugar Cookie Base Recipe

This 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. What’s a base recipe? If you don’t bake a lot, you may be wondering this. A base recipe is a core set of ingredients and a core method for mixing them, to which you can …

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You-Sized Four Cheese Mashed Cauliflower

This has been a looooooong time coming. I already have several Cauliflower “mac ‘n cheese” recipes here on the blog, and they all have one thing in common. The pictures SUCK! Since I demonstrated how to make this dish in a recent Bariatric Foodie cooking class, I used that opportunity to rectify the situation. Because you guys just do not …

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Apple-Pecan Chicken Salad

I need y’all to know, photographing recipes as the days get shorter, and especially after daylight savings time ends, is the STRUGGLE! If it doesn’t get done on the weekend, it takes forever to get done, which is why I promised you more apple recipes a full month ago…and I’m just now doing it. So let’s revisit what we’ve already …

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Yummy Fall Pork & Apple Stew

Hey you! Yes you. Rabid pumpkin people. You can keep your pumpkin, mkay? Cuz I’m alllllllllll about the apples. And they have hit my local farmers market in the biggest way. YASSSSSS! Pink ladies and Braeburn and MacIntosh and Honeycrisp and Jonagold and, and, and… Yeah. Y’all can keep the pumpkin. Imma be over here cracking out on apples. In …

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Smoky Cabbage Rolls

I’m gonna come out and say it. I don’t think cabbage rolls get the respect they deserve. In fact, I don’t think cabbage in general gets the respect it deserves. But I’m about to change all that! Well…at least in my little corner of the world. I love cabbage. Do you? It’s a stand-up veggie. It’s filling. It’s got lots …

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Crockpot Curry Chicken

This is one of those recipes that was not my idea originally. Well…wait. I should say that I think very few of the recipes here on Bariatric Foodie were my idea originally. I think all recipes are some interpretation or spin on another recipe. I say that to say I don’t fancy myself a recipe inventor or anything. But this recipe …

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Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs (with Everything Sauce!)

You have no idea. Ok? No idea! I miss cheeseburgers. A LOT. I miss everything about them. I miss the meaty, juicy burger. I miss the melty cheese. I miss the pickles and ketchup and mustard. I miss the bun. Oh, how I miss the bun! And, yes, I even miss the French fries. Sigh. I miss the whole damn …

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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…this is an August kinda dish. As I write this, it is August. It’s muggy. It’s hot. And I pity the fool who asks …

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