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WLS-friendly Mozzarella Sticks

  Warning: These rarely come out pretty but they are always good! I love mozzarella sticks. Do you? The kind you get from the take-out place cause all sorts of problems for WLSers, though. There’s the fat (they are generally quick-fried). There’s the carbs (they are generally dipped in batter). But as we like to say here at Bariatric Foodie…play …

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Jen’s “Buffalo Wing” Cheese Ball

~~posted by Jen Dig in! Earlier this week Nik shared her scrumptious Buffalo Chicken Salad. I too, am a hardcore devotee of Shari’s original Buffalo Chicken dip. That stuff definitely helped me get real food in when I was early out. My ex-husband Ken LOVES LOVES LOVES buffalo wings. I am not kidding. So I created this dish for him …

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Chai Latte Click Frapp

~by Nikki Chai. Once an exotic drink found mainly in Indian restaurants, now it seems EVERYONE makes in varying forms to suit every tea making skill level. I myself own several variations of “chai mix.” I have some General Foods International Coffee Chai (I rarely use it. Too many calories and it takes a LOT to make my whole mug taste …

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Buffalo Chicken Salad

~by Nikki Shown on a lightly salted rice cake, this chicken salad gets me over my “wing night” cravings!  We often tell you all to play with your food. Well, I thought I’d show you how I take our own advice! This recipe was originally posted by my friend Shari (who someday will have her own awesome website with …

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Nik’s Angelic Eggs

~by Nikki Nik’s Angelic Eggs Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Don’t care? Me either! What’s important to me is that they are both excellent (and yummy) sources of protein. But here’s the issue with eggs, in my experience. Those suckers are deceptively filling. I am hard pressed to finish two hard boiled eggs even at three years …

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Sunday Supper: Crockpot Vegetarian Bean Soup

~posted by Jen Ready to devour! I’m still battling this cold/flu/bronchitis crap that won’t go away, but I also have a family to feed. Today I made it easy on myself by popping dinner in the Crock Pot while I was making my morning Clickety Split Vanilla Toffee Salted Cocoa. It will be done tonight when the boys are hungry, and …

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Cinnamon-Caramel Click Frapp

~by Nik Does this look goooooood to you? You could have this kind of yummy goodness, made with Jen and Nik’s very own hands…by attending the “Shake it Up!” protein shake tasting. See the side panel for details! …And the Click Frapp madness continues! So let’s go over what we’ve already covered, shall we? For your Frapp enjoyment we have… …

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BF Family Style: Nik’s Chicken Bacon Ranch Wrap

 We’ve begun to post kid-friendly recipes, but not very many things geared toward the whole family. My family is my kids and I, but I realize some of you have hungry spouses who want to eat well too. My kids and I used to be McDonald’s fanatics before surgery (I stopped being one when I read “Fast Food Nation,” the divas …

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Nik’s Tasty Turkey Tostadas

Is it perverse to lick your screen? Oh…it is? MY BAD! Tostadas are one of those go-to recipes for me when I need a quick meal. They are notoriously easy to make and you can make them out of nearly anything. This tostada is a fall back favorite. I am a big turkey fan (if you can’t already tell) so …

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BF Beginners: Strawberry Protein “Parfait”

~~posted by Jen 1 word: YUM! I made a pretty cool discovery not too long ago. Y’all know I love to add Sugar Free Jello pudding mix to Greek Yogurt and protein shakes, right? (Side note for our newer readers: if you haven’t had my Better Than Sex dessert, that one is a must taste!)  S’anyway! A couple weeks ago, I …

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