Tag Archives: Protein

Nik’s Protein-y Zucchini Fritters

This started out with me trying to dispel a myth. You see, someone at work told me they’d eaten a zucchini fritter that tasted just like a crab cake. Being a lifelong Marylander (home of the crab cake) I thought surely this cannot be. So I took to the only place I thought might hold the answer: The Google. Through The …

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The “Super Chill” Method for making a Protein Frosty

Did you like yourself a Wendy’s Frosty pre-op? I did. It was a little different than a milkshake. Thicker, more ice. It could hold a spoon HOSTAGE! Yeah…the Frosty is nice. But we’re not living like that anymore! But did you know you can achieve that same effect with your protein shake? Yep! And I’m going to tell you how. …

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BF Product Review: Chike Protein Iced Coffee

Chike! Iced Coffee! Review! Let’s do this. The 360 So whenever I am trying something new, I always do the 360 first. Gives me an opportunity to see how well it is packaged and I TRY to look at it from the perspective of someone who may not be quite familiar with food product packaging. From the front of the single-serve …

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Foodie Review: Trader Joe’s Vanilla Soy Protein

Trader Joe’s Vanilla Soy Protein by Traci McGowan, Foodie Review Correspondent I have taken some sort of protein supplement every day since my RNY surgery.  From the weight loss doctor’s office to the gym, from Wal-Mart to the internet, I have tried more protein powders and bars than I have fingers ‘n toes: Body Fortress, Cytosport (AKA: Muscle Milk powder), …

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How to Make Protein Pudding

 So…while you guys are working hard on your Bariatric Foodie Pledge goals for week one, I thought I’d post this little tutorial since one of my recipes this week requires protein pudding. Many bariatric companies sell protein pudding mixes, which always makes me shake my head. It’s so easy (and way cheaper) to make it yourself! Let’s go over …

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BF Top 5: Big protein in small volume

I’m a member of quite a few post-op online communities. One thing I see quite often, from folks who are newer out, are questions about getting lots of protein in very small packages. There’s the infamous protein bullets (which contain a form of protein not well absorbed by a malabsorptive system, so RNYers and DSers…unless you are in the business …

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Protein Caramel Apple Salad

Oh Foodies…how I can’t wait to move and have a more spacious kitchen so that extension cord is no longer in my food shots!!!  So…it’s almost two weeks into the new year. Let’s talk sensible sweets, shall we? I don’t know about you but there comes a time, especially after holidays filled with rich food and lots of treats, …

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BF Review: Kay’s Naturals Protein Puffs

Ok…so I could say that I am a bit late with this review, but that would be the understatement of the CENTURY. So let’s not wait any longer then. Backstory: A few months back I got an email from the good folks over at Kay’s Naturals – makers of nummy, nummy, CRUNCHY protein snacks – announcing their brand-spanking new protein puffs! I …

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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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Nik's Protein Pumpkin Custard

First, let’s straighten one thing out. There really is no difference between pumpkin custard and pumpkin pie filling. Pumpkin pie = pumpkin custard in a pie crust. That being out of our way, I did modify this recipe just a wee bit to make it fit into six ramekins. A traditional pumpkin pie recipe would fill probaby about 8 -10. …

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