Tag Archives: fruit

Summer Shrimp Salad with Watermelon Champagne Vinaigrette

  Ok so let me set the scene of this meal for you. It’s Wednesday – Hump Day – mid-summer. It’s warm, but not offensively so. There’s a slight breeze that feels really nice against your skin and it’s evening so there’s just enough shade for you to think to yourself, “It would be nice to have dinner outside tonight.” …

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Nik’s Roasted Pear Butter

See the “HOW TO USE” section for details on what this is! Ok, so I’m really, really, really REALLY behind on stuff lately. For those who have followed this blog more than a year, this is a familiar song and dance. But I’m trying to get caught up because next week will be all about the release of The Bariatric …

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BF Hydration: The Green Apple

But first…have you checked the Bariatric Foodie Pledge Halftime Report? If you THINK you are in the running for the grand prize, you want to check it to make sure you’re on MY list. Go do it! This drink does not have protein. But then, all our drinks don’t have to! In the cold weather especially, a good low-cal drink …

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Kelly’s Sugar-free Blueberry and Apple Compotes

 I ask and ask and ask for your recipes. And I get SO excited when you guys send them! I actually have a few reader submissions laying in waiting now. I’ll post one a week. Yay! This one is from Kelly S. who was inspired to play with her food and came up with recipes for TWO delicious compotes that she uses to …

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Nik’s Asian Chicken Salad

Yet another instance where I wish my photography skills did my dishes justice!  I…am a salad person. I have been since relatively early post-op. I was cleared for raw veggies pretty early out but didn’t really attempt salad until, I’d say, about 5 or 6 months post-op. But when I did, I made a discovery. I could eat a …

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BF Basics: Sugar Free Fruit Pie Filling

Fresh From The Orchard! ~~posted by Jen Sorry this is kind of late, I’m fighting the cold from hell and have been knocked out on the couch (Thanks, Nyquil!) for the past few hours. We went apple picking at a nearby orchard this morning. That was SO much fun, and just what I needed. The sun was shining, the air …

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Just in the “Nik” of time!

~by Nikki Boy, you guys are good for my memory. Cuz I’d almost forgotten about the banana bon-bon contest (not really…but it was sort of in the back of my mind that yesterday was the deadline. That is, until I received two late entries from two friends, both named Susan! Here’s what the first Susan had to say: Here is …

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…And then there were three (bon-bons that is)

~by Nikki Bon-bon madness is catching on. Have you made yours yet? No? Well maybe a nice testimonial from our friend Lucia in Rhode Island might convince you. She says: I love this recipe! To shake the pieces of banana in, I didn’t have any of the things you listed. So I took some Fiber One twigs and a little …

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More Bon-Bon Madness!

~by Nikki We have another contender in the bon-bon challenge! This time it’s my good friend Pam. Instead of sending me a picture, however, she blogged about her bon-bon making. Click here to go to her blog, but be warned: there is some SERIOUS food porn going on over there. So what are YOU waiting for? Bon-bon with us!

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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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