Tag Archives: oatmeal

One Recipe, Three Ways! Protein Quick Bread.

Recap: In honor of the release of The Bariatric Foodie Breakfast Book we’re talking about breakfast this week! The next major section of the book is called “Smart Carbs.” Many folks are afraid of carbs, in general. With all the publicity about them, it’s no wonder. So before you get this book and freak out, I suggest you read my …

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India’s Chunky Monkey Baked Protein Oatmeal

Now that we’re all settled with week two of the Bariatric Foodie Pledge, I thought we might talk about some…oh I dunno…food? Protein baked oatmeal! I like it. You guys seem to like it. But I LOVE it when a Foodie sends me their recipe! Here’s what India sent me. And bonus points for shouting out BF in her pictures! …

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Salted Butter Toffee Protein Oatmeal

It’s been all about oatmeal around here, hasn’t it? We’ve had high-protein baked oatmeal, scrambled oatmeal…well this morning I just wanted a plain bowl of oatmeal. But for me it has to have protein. Why? Because in my old bariatric age (just turned 5 years post-op), I seem to be developing blood sugar control problems (I refuse to call it hypoglycemia …

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Brandi’s Oatmeal & Egg White Scramble

I love it when a Foodie starts their message to me about their recipe with, “I know this may sound strange but…” Isn’t that a condition of post-op eating? I mean, we do eat pretty weird stuff, at least according to the non-op world. I personally eat REALLY weird stuff (for instance, my favorite dinner is simply cottage cheese with…you …

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Malia’s Peaches and Cream Protein Baked Oatmeal

But first…a public service announcement. Yes, I will sound like a broken record but the 2013 Bariatric Foodie Pledge is coming! I want you guys to be up on what it is so you can all participate. The exciting thing about this year is that there is more than one grand prize! As a reminder, the grand prize is drawn …

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Nik’s Cinnamon Raisin Baked Protein Oatmeal

I have to tell on myself. This post could have been up two hours ago but I am becoming increasingly persnickety about my photography and was trying to get the perfect shot to represent the lusciousness of what was on that plate. Because it was luscious. Ohhhhh…yes it was… Nik’s Cinnamon Raisin Baked Protein Oatmeal Ingredients: 1.5 c. quick oats …

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Nik’s “Nutty Apple” Protein Baked Oatmeal (or Bars)

There is a phenomenon that us kitchen experimenters know well. It is called the “happy accident.” What you see above is a picture of a happy accident. See…here’s the thing. This recipe started as “apples and peanut butter.” Cuz I love peanut butter (this is well documented) and I have an abundance of apples. But I realized something in the making of …

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Nik’s Fall Harvest Protein Baked Oatmeal

Have I ever mentioned how much I love the Amish? I do.On a Saturday afternoon I can be found at my local Amish market studying. Yes, studying. My local Amish market has all sorts of stalls (meats, cheeses, veggies) but my favorite is the dry goods section which is something like what a General Store might have been back in …

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Melissa’s Oatmeal, Walnut and Cranberry Protein Cookies

 It really warms my heart when one of my Foodies plays with their food and sends me recipes and pics. I ask for it all the time! And sometimes my wishes come true! Today’s offering is via my good friend, Melissa. I had the pleasure of meeting Melissa when I came to Pittsburgh for the Bariatric Foodie Holiday Food …

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How to Make Protein Oatmeal

 Oatmeal! One of my favorite foods. Not the easiest to reconcile in a low carb diet, no matter how hearth healthy it is. For some reason, for a time the balance of our existences hangs in that damn pie chart on our online food journals staying predominantly protein. Because all carbs. Are. EVIL!!! Right? Wrong. And you all know …

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