Tag Archives: carb conversions

Dear Bariatric Foodie: Know of a good Fritos substitute?

I so love getting food questions! I beg you guys to send them to me…and every once in a while someone does! This is from Alicia N.: Recently at work we celebrated Cinco De Mayo. One of the items served was Texas Caviar or Poor mans Caviar. According to my co-worker who made it you are suppose to serve it …

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How to Make Cauliflower Rice

 First, my apologies folks. This was supposed to go up yesterday but…it just didn’t…that’s all… So rice is the last starchy carb I have to talk about this week. We’ve already discussed oatmeal, pasta, cereal and bread. Check those out if you haven’t already. Rice. Again, some post-ops eat it. Some don’t. I don’t. The reason started out with …

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Bread after weight-loss surgery

Nik’s Apricot & Almond Triangle  Before we talk about this gorgeous little gem, we need to have a conversation about bread. This week we’ve been tackling carbs and learning about good choices and swaps, specifically with regard to starchy carbs. We’ve gone over oatmeal, pasta and cereal so far. Now, some post-ops eat bread. Some don’t. I do. Occasionally. …

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Mexican Spaghetti featuring “Skinny Spaghetti”

 RECAP: Along with the Carb Confusion series, I’m highlighting recipes and reviews of so-called “better for you starchy carbs.” So yesterday we tackled breakfast with the wonderful world of oatmeal. Today let’s discuss pasta. I should warn you and say that, in general, I am not a fan. And there’s no need to suggest your favorite post-op noodles. I’ve …

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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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