Tag Archives: soft food stage

Nik’s Curried Fish Stew

~by Nikki True fact: Jen did NOT used to like curry…I have made her into a curry convert! After trying this you might convert too! It’s a truly extraordinary day when Giada De Laurentis gives you a cultural lesson that really inspires you. But it happened to me! I was watching her show (Giada at Home) and she was preparing …

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Crockpot Chicken with Mushrooms

~~posted by Jen I shredded my chicken and put the mushrooms and gravy over it It’s a crazy busy time of year for most all of us, and we need a quick meal the whole family can enjoy that will still meet our protein needs AND sit well in the pouch, right? Y’all have heard me go on and on …

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BF Kid Zone (part deux): Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower Cups

~by Nikki  I feel like I’ve deceived you peeps. The way I talk about my divas, you’d think they were these little culinary adventurers, ready to take on every new veggie and protein source with an open mind and an empty stomach. No. Sometimes when I propose (or make) new dishes they, like you, look at me like I …

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Recipe Remix: Tilapia Stuffed Mushrooms

~~posted by Jen A few weeks back, I shared my Mediterranean Tilapia recipe with y’all and it seemed to be well received. It’s been a busy few weeks, and I just realized I never did tell y’all what to do with the leftovers! I re-mixed the four leftover tilapia fillets and made some scrumptious stuffed mushrooms. No breading, all fish, …

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Protein Curried Cheeseball

  This is my version of the very first cheeseball I ever tasted. Picture it. Nikki. 2008. Support group holiday party. They served this cheeseball and it was…sigh…it was love. Now at the time I was only 11 months post-op so I could only eat a bite (and then couldn’t eat anything else after that) but man, was it worth …

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Corn Pudding

~~posted by Jen (This recipe is a FREE preview recipe from the Bariatric Foodie Holiday Survival Guide available for instant download from the “Shop BF!” page.) Lots of people serve whole kernel corn, or creamed corn, (um in some Southern families, BOTH) at holiday meals. It’s not unusual to have some left over and wonder what in the world you’re gonna do …

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Leftovers Week: Sweet Potato Frittata

~~posted by Jen Ooey gooey cheesy goodness! (Aren’t my new rooster plates cute?) We hope you’re enjoying out Leftovers Week offerings thus far! Today was all about sweet potatoes, tomorrow we conquer leftover stuffing! Happy Hannukah to those of you who celebrate Hannukah, and I posted a special gift for you earlier today, Protein Potato Latkes! Y’all should know by …

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Leftovers Week: Nik’s Chunkin’ Pumpkin Protein Ice Cream

 Leftovers Week!!! Woo-HOO! What…you’re not excited? I understand. Normally, leftovers don’t excite me either, but wait until you see everything Jen and I have in store. So far, Jen has shared her delicious “Gobble it Down” Thanksgiving pizza. Have you tried it yet? If not, give it a whirl! My first offering from leftover week comes with a shout-out. …

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Dessert Week Offering # 7: Jen’s Pumpkin Turtle Cheesecake Trifle

Happy Thanksgiving!! I know if you’re anything like me this is probably a quick check in before the frenzy starts. If you’re heading to a relative or friend’s house for the big feast and still need a dish to bring, this one is a winner. It’s super easy, delicious, and always a crowd pleaser. In case you missed my post …

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