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Mini Beef Wellingtons

~~posted by Jen The kids are back to school. Check. Summer’s officially over. Check. Now’s the time when the Fall dinner party season starts, the boss has to be invited to dinner, or the neighbors want a potluck. So, you need an impressive dish that’s WLS friendly but can be passed off as NOT! Well, we’ve got your back! Beef …

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What Nik WON’T be eating at the Labor Day BBQ

~by Nikki BBQ’s can be a prelude to disaster y’all! But they don’t have to be. You can survive the family barbecue this Labor Day! Aside from strategy, though, you have to make some decisions for yourself before the event. What to bring, what you’ll eat that others bring. And, more importantly, what you WON’T. Here’s what yours truly WON’T …

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BF “Mac Attack!” – the “Nik Wrap”

I will admit that I find 99.9% of the food at McDonald’s objectionable. Even before surgery. Their burgers…ehnnn…they’re ok. Their fries are good, but of course they are a slippery slope for me. Salads? Chick-Fil-A is better. Desserts…let’s not go there, k? The exception is (was?) the limited time offering of the Mac Wrap. Now I wasn’t a Big Mac …

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Labor Day Countdown: Broccoli even your KIDS will like!

–posted by Jen So, I grew up in Southwest Georgia and cold salads are a big thing where I come from, especially in the heat of summer.  Most kids don’t like broccoli, heck some adults don’t! But there is a scrumptious broccoli salad my Momma used to make that was a staple at our summer picnics and cookouts. Even the …

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The Perfect Roast Chicken!

~~posted by Jen Well, you know all about roasting now, whether you want to cook vegetables or meat.  Now, as promised, here are the instructions for making my “Perfect” roasted chicken! Your family will love you even more than they already do, I promise! Jen’s Perfect Roast Chicken Ingredients: 1 (5 to 6 pound) fresh Roasting Chicken (may be called …

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Sugar-free, low(er) carb coconut macaroons

by Nikki Ok, so let me run down my theory about cookies. They are not evil. They’re not the devil incarnate. They were not put on this earth to destroy me. HOWEVER, they are very easy to overeat. So I have cookie rules: Nik only eats sugar-free cookies (an obvious one) Nik only eats cookies in the presence of others …

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The first bon-bon contender!

~by Nikki From my lovely friend Dee. Remember I told you she had a bit of trouble due to my…erm…technical difficulties? Well her bon-bons still turned out pretty decent. She does, however, have some advice to future bon-bon chefs. She said you might think about cutting them smaller so as not to be so hard on the teeth when eaten. …

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Banana Bonus: Protein Banana Bon-Bons

~~by Nikki Ok, so here’s the deal. Life has been sort of crazy lately. And I’ve been promising these bon-bon’s FOREVER. You’ve lost faith in the fact that I’ll ever post them. I understand. If I were you, I would have too. So first off let me apologize for that! The hold up is that I don’t have a pic. …

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Fluff

~~posted by Jen OK, we know it’s not even Labor Day yet, but Summer is winding down and we’ve been thinking about Fall.  Of course, we had to poll our friends and see what Fall recipes you are most looking forward to!  Debby B, one of our FaceBook fans, responded to the Poucher Poll today and asked about Pumpkin in …

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Decaf Caramel Protein Iced Latte

~ by Jen Thanks to everyone who “Double Clicked” (or in some cases, quadruple Clicked!) for Pouch Party!   We have 2 Clicktastic prizes to give away: Prize #1 is a canister of Mocha Espresso Click with 1 bottle of Sugar Free Syrup and a copy of the Pouch Party Protein Shake Recipe Book. Prize#2 is 2 sample packs of Click …

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