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This is some seriously sexy protein

I’m delving into a different kind of protein shake. One for the “grown and sexy” set. Ladies who take martinis in the morning and their lovers in the afternoon and all that jazz… So why the pic of Eartha Kitt? Well…if she was a post-RNY patient she is EXACTLY the kind of person who would drink this sophisticated shake. (That …

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Protein Whoopie Pies

So I keep hearing about these things called “whoopie pies.” Now some purists might say that this is a food that cannot be WLS friendly. BUT I SAY NAY!!! So I decided to try. But more than that…I decided to take you guys along with me for the ride…whether you wanna go or not! Now I know what you want …

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Chicken Pot Pie (a la Nik)

Any way you slice it, this dish doesn’t photograph well. So what are you gonna do? EAT IT!!! What is it? Oh, yeah well there is that. This…my friends, is chicken pot pie a la Nik. It takes every bit as yummy (dare I say yummier?) than that Banquet stuff but it’s nutritionally beneficial. FOR THE CARB POLICE: there is …

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Not your mama’s french fry…

Ok…so here’s the thing about carbs. You can’t avoid them. Why? Because your body uses every nutrient you take in for some purpose. In our former lives maybe we didn’t move so much so our body used it to store as fat for a “rainy day.” Nowadays, maybe we move a little more and our bodies use it for quick …

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Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

Fall is upon us and everyone seems to have their own variation of a pumpkin pie protein shake. All are worthy in my little opinion and all serve different purposes. Pumpkins are nutritionally a great food containing beta carotene and a whole host of vitamins and minerals. So pumpkin pie protein shakes with pureed pumpkin are a more than worthy …

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Chocolate Cake (thanks to a Plump Kitty)

The video is coming people! Be patient! YIKES! It’s for newbies anyway so…there ya go…”old timers” there’s one coming for you this week too I(and if you LOVE Chinese take-out this will be a MUST WATCH). Ok, so some exciting stuff on the OH front. Our beloved Plump Kitty (aka “PK” originator of the meat crust pizza) has come home …

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How to Make WLS-friendly Chicken Enchiladas

So ok…this video is a bit choppy. We tried some new methods of shooting stuff to make it more condensed. So put all that aside. Let me show you something…THIS is what you get at the end of the experience… So what’s a few bad edits in exchange for THIS??? This blog is in real time people…and in real time …

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Fast Food Swap: Low-Carb Apple Pie Pockets

I do too! So I tinkered around in the kitchen and came up with these babies. Mind you they are still on the moderation list. They are not protein forward. They are not even particularly low calorie (although if you look below at the comps to McD’s it is a significant reduction in calories). My suggestion? Make them. Freeze them. …

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The Click Frapp

So now that you know the basics, we can explore the many and varied world of great protein shakes. What better way to start off than with a shake that most of us should not have? The Click Frapp. Ok, I’m not going to say you shouldn’t have it…but Click has caffeine which is probably a big no-no for most …

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Carbquik Pancakes

So I have been trying for the better part of the day to get this damn video up on the blog. Is it there??? Is it really there??? Ok, so the Carbquik pancake…folks have been having trouble with the recipe. And that bothers me. For several reasons: firstly because as a person who dreams up recipes you never want your …

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