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Fast Food Swap: Nik’s Fruity “Maple” Oatmeal

 Oh McDonald’s. Your food is so appealing to the eye…but yet so scary when you find out the facts about it! Have you ever read Fast Food Nation? If you absolutely love McDonald’s…don’t read that book. It will freak you out and you’ll never want to eat there again. (Now I’ve gone and made you curious, haven’t I?) At …

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Breakfast for a three year post-op

 I see a lot of long-termers doing something that bugs me a little bit. Now I understand that some folks maintain a small pouch capacity. I can understand that. But I also see a lot of people torturing themselves trying to eat like a new post-op forever. WLS group dynamics being what they are (from my purview), we can’t …

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Captain Nik’s French Toast!

~by Nikki Anyone who ever saw the very first Baltimore episode of “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” knows about the wonderful confection that is “Cap’n Crunch French Toast.” It’s served at the Blue Moon Café and it is an experience (meaning, one I’m glad I got to have before my surgery!). I make a variation of this breakfast for my children …

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Nik’s Cinnamon Bun Protein Oatmeal

~by Nikki  I feel like, over the past few weeks, I’ve worked a lot on Frapps. Having developed quite a few, I feel like you all have a good foundation on which to play with your protein drinks. It’s time for me to move on…to the realm of…oatmeal. It’s a favorite food of mine. It is also very carby. …

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Egg In The Basket (or Toad in the Hole, etc)

~by Jen Most every region of the country has their own name for this popular breakfast dish. We called it eggs in the basket or toad in the hole, Paula Deen calls it “One-Eyed Sailor” in honor of her husband Michael, and I’m sure y’all may call it something completely different in your neck of the woods. Basically, it’s a …

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Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

~~posted by Jen Nik’s Southwestern Scramble In my family we have a tradition of waking up early on Christmas morning, opening gifts, and then enjoying a nice breakfast together as a family. I know that is pretty common in most families. You want a delicious meal for your family that won’t blow YOUR plan, but how to do that without …

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Jen’s Mushroom and Smoked Cheddar Frittata

~~posted by Jen It’s a freezing cold winter morning here in central New Jersey, and I am warming up with a Clicktastic Salted Caramel Cocoa before I make a nice breakfast for the boys and myself. Since two of them are pretty picky and the third is a vegetarian, it’s not always easy finding something we ALL like and can …

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Leftovers Week: Sweet Potato Frittata

~~posted by Jen Ooey gooey cheesy goodness! (Aren’t my new rooster plates cute?) We hope you’re enjoying out Leftovers Week offerings thus far! Today was all about sweet potatoes, tomorrow we conquer leftover stuffing! Happy Hannukah to those of you who celebrate Hannukah, and I posted a special gift for you earlier today, Protein Potato Latkes! Y’all should know by …

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Nik’s Southwestern Scramble

~by Nikki Well. The Holiday Preview is over. (cue “Pomp and Circumstance”) I had a great time with all the Pouchers who came out to the event. And let me tell you…we noshed on some EXCELLENT food! Pictures and more details forthcoming, folks. In the meantime, if you missed the event, there’s still time to get your Portable Preview, just …

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