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Nik’s Tasty Turkey Tostadas

Is it perverse to lick your screen? Oh…it is? MY BAD! Tostadas are one of those go-to recipes for me when I need a quick meal. They are notoriously easy to make and you can make them out of nearly anything. This tostada is a fall back favorite. I am a big turkey fan (if you can’t already tell) so …

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Nachos a la Nik

Now remember last week how Jen gave you her outlook on nachos? This is one of the many instances where we do the same dish, two ways. We’ve decided when that happens, we’ll both post so you can see various ways to approach a dish. For the folks that want their nachos now, now, now!!! I would suggest Jen’s recipe. …

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Taco Casserole

This recipe is ubiquitous. (And, yes, I did use the word ubiquitous because I’ve been dying to use the word ubiquitous, thank you for noticing!) Even though that’s not quite the right word. Versatile? Mmmm…not really. Ok, so let me just say what it is I’m trying to say. There are very few people who don’t like this recipe! New …

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I heart Nachos! You will, too!

~~posted by Jen Yes, I eat nachos as a WLS post-op. They were a pre-op favorite and not something I wanted to give up in my post-op lifestyle. So, I had to find a way to make them work in my plan. I don’t eat them every day, but I do have them probably once a week. The first step …

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Mexican Lasagna

So ok, before we start one note of caution: when you’re cooking chew gum. Seriously. Cuz I made this one this evening so I could photograph it and I was just a’tastin’ the ingredients. Now it is done…and beautiful…and yummy (I had a small nibble) and I’M TOO DANG FULL TO HAVE A SLICE!!! Moving on… Nik’s Mexican Lasagna Ingredients: …

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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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The Love Boat…

I call these little babies “Fiesta tuna boats” cuz…well they are Mexican inspired (which always makes me want to throw a fiesta), they have tuna in them and the lettuce is like little boats sailing all that yummy flavor into my mouth! Ok, that was cheesy…but then again so are these! So here’s the rundown: Fiesta tuna boats 3 Iceberg …

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Happy Cinqo de Mayo!

Cinqo de Mayo is now my absolute favorite fake holiday. I have it on good authority from a few Mexican friends that Mexicans generally don’t celebrate the holiday and that it’s basically just a (damn good) excuse to drink. I had INTENDED to celebrate the holiday with this beautiful dish to the left, however, a sick child inspired me to …

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