Tag Archives: protein shakes

One Shake, Three Ways: Protein Egg Nog

  It’s that time again, kids! Time to be merry and cheery and all that wonderful jazz!   I must admit I LOVE Christmas. My family has more traditions than you can shake a stick at but we mostly just love being together.   Part of my holidays of yesteryear was a cup of rich, delicious eggnog. But nowadays, unless …

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Friday Night Mocktail: Irish Cream Protein Drink

~by Nikki Not our drink…but doesn’t it scream “I’m SESSAY!” Ok, so I’ll admit it…I only ever had Irish Cream in ice cream as a pre-op. I used to work at a place called Lee’s Ice Cream at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and they served Bailey’s Irish Cream flavored ice cream. NOMMITY NOM NOM! So that’s what I was trying to …

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BF Top Ten: Sugar-free syrups you really should try!

~~posted by Nik and Jen We get a lot of notes and e-mails that read like this: Dear Nik and Jen, I want to try some sugar-free syrups but don’t know which to buy! Besides the standard (chocolate, vanilla, caramel), what would you suggest? Have no fear, Bariatric Foodie is here! (yes, that was corny, thanks for noticing…) Whether you …

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BF Reader Request: “Black & White” Twisted Protein Shake

~~posted by Jen It’s still Leftovers Week, but we’re also fitting in some Reader Requests this week along with our delectable remixes on Thanksgiving leftovers. As y’all know, we try to respond to your requests for help on things within a reasonable amount of time, and some requests require a bit more experimenting than others. This one is pretty simple, …

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Leftovers Week: Jen’s Pumpkin Caramel Protein Smoothie

~~posted by Jen So y’all know I’ve been on a smoothie kick lately with the Yoplait Frozen Smoothies, but those things get expensive after awhile! The cheapest I’ve found them is $2.79 and the bag only makes 2 smoothies. They ARE delicious and easy, and I’ll still keep a couple bags on hand for “shake emergencies” when I’m in a hurry, …

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Nik’s Butterfinger Protein Shake

  I had no idea when I developed this shake recipe that people loved Butterfinger so much. But you guys really, really do. Whenever I ask what shake folks like best from theBariatric Foodie Guide to Perfect Protein Shakes, folks always say, “The Butterfinger!” My guess is that candy is something we miss post-op. I don’t know about you but …

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Dessert Week Offering #2: Hot Apple Pie a la Mode Protein Drink

 New Newbies. Baby post-ops. Whatever you wish to call yourselves. Bariatric Foodie has not forgotten about you! It’s dessert week and we know a lot of you are stuck on liquid diets! It’s the pits, yes, but remember that this, too, shall pass. And when you are trim and fit and totally hot…what will a few weeks on liquids …

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Friday Mocktail: Nik’s Protein Mudslide

THIS is my version…more sensible…WAY less calories…and comes with a nifty, although overused, lime green dish towel!  Let’s travel back…back in time…before surgery…to our former selves…yes it’s scary…but let’s go there for just a moment. Raise your hand if you ate at Applebee’s before surgery. (raises hand) Now keep your hand up if you happened to notice a drink …

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Protein Shake: Mocha Cheesecake

~by Nikki Just when you thought we’d run out of decadent ways for you to get your protein, here we come again with a brand new shake! I have to admit this one took me by surprise. When I first thought it up, I figured I’d have to tweak it here and there to get it where I wanted it. …

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Friday Mocktail: Protein Mojito Smoothie

~~posted by Jen It’s been a long week, you’re stressed out from work, the kids, and everything else in your life. Nothing would make you happier than a nice tall adult beverage, right? We can relate! It’s been a hectic few days putting the finishing touches on our Holiday Preview for tomorrow afternoon! But alcohol doesn’t really fit in our …

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