Tag Archives: cheese

Let’s have dinner together for Cinco de Mayo!

I’ve been wanting to do this for a long time. Let’s see if we can manage it. Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo. It’s also my late grandfather’s birthday. So I’m feeling festive! I already posted a delicious protein drink you can enjoy in the spirit of the day, but I thought it might be fun to have dinner together too! …

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Crustless Pizza Casserole

You know what’s really empowering, Foodies? Making something the way you like it, just because that’s how you  like it. Not the way the kids like it or your spouse likes it, but just the way you want it. I had an epiphany recently. I’ve spent a lot of my post-op career catering to everyone’s preferences in my crusade to …

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Single Serve Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower

Yesterday I posted the above picture on Facebook of my beautiful little lunch: about 2.5 oz. grilled salmon, along with a spear of brocolli (both leftover from a trip to TGI Friday’s) along with a side of cheesy mashed cauliflower I made that morning. Since I only wanted it that day, I made a single serving. I know some of …

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Ten-Minute Meal: Nik & Steak & Cheese Zoodles

  Zoodles! Have you tried them? I LOVE THEM. That’s one (of many) reasons I wrote Oodles of Zoodles: Your Jumpstart Guide to Zucchini Noodles, which gives you not only a great starter collection of zoodle recipes, but step-by-step (and illustrated) instructions on how to prepare your zoodle dishes so they come out perfect. Be sure to check it out! (After …

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Stuffed Portabella Mushroom featuring Laughing Cow Garlic & Herb Cheese

Dear Foodies who hate mushrooms: While I do not apologize for this dish, I understand. You feel about mushrooms the way I feel about… … (trying to think of something I don’t like…) … oh, terragon! I hate terragon. So yes, I can empathize! But rest assured the other Laughing Cow recipes I developed are mushroom free and delicious. Check …

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BF Cook-along: Butter Garlic Herb Tilapia w/ Squash and Cheesy Cauliflower

Obligatory “Fed” Disclaimer: When clicking links in this blog post related to products, you will be redirected to sites where those products are available for purchase. If you purchase products through those links, a portion of the sale price is paid back to Bariatric Foodie.  I really enjoy doing these cook-alongs on Facebook. It holds me accountable to cooking lunch …

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Nik’s Cheesesteak Ramekin

I know. Ok? I KNOW. I do. I know. Some of you live alone. Some of you have families who hear healthy and say “[BLEEP] no!” And so with many of my recipes you make them and you have a WHOLE lotta food left. What can I say? I blog my truth and my truth is that I’ve always had …

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Baked Cheese Crisps

Cheez-Its. They are my kryptonite. Can anyone relate? Baked cheese is not my invention but I appreciate it, as I do snacks like “Just the Cheese.” But…I’m a single mom with two kids, a dog and a cat to feed all on one meager salary so…sometimes a Foodie’s gotta do what a Foodie’s gotta do. So here’s how I get …

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Alethea’s Shrimp & Quinoa

Well, folks. It was bound to happen. With two kids in public school, some noxious germ was bound to find its way into my body. My immune system is fighting hard, though! So while I am down for the count, I thought I’d share some Foodie submissions. I just love it when you guys email me with pictures and recipes …

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