Tag Archives: solid food stage

Jen’s MexiCali Meatloaf

~~posted by Jen Mini Meatloaf ready to eat! I was torturing y’all a couple weeks ago about my discovery of a non-carb binder for meatloaf, remember? I promised to tell you what it was, then Soup Week came along, and the meatloaf recipe got back-burnered. Well, it was pretty rude of me to leave y’all hanging like that, so I …

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Nik’s Turkey & TVP chili

~~posted by Nikki Soup Week is coming to a close. We’ve enjoyed sharing these recipes with you and hope you’ve enjoyed them too! Please remember that if you are cooking along with us, that you have until  November 7th to email us either a picture of the soup you made from the blog this week OR a picture and recipe …

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Cowboy Soup

~~posted by Jen This soup is kind of a cross between chili and vegetable beef soup. A good friend of mine makes her taco soup like this, except without the mixed vegetables, and she adds hot sauce to it. She serves it over corn chips, but that is not the best choice for us in our post-op eating plans.  I …

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Jen’s Practically Famous Chili

~~posted by Jen Welcome to our first ever Soup Week! Yesterday I posted the BF Basics guide to making soup, along with the Downloadable Shopping list for the Cook Along. This recipe falls into the “slow cooker” category. It can be made on the stove, but the Crock Pot is just easier. For many years, I made chili the standard …

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BF Makeover: Peanut Butter Pancakes

~by Nikki We’ve been talking about breakfast a lot lately, haven’t we? I guess we go through cycles, just like any other food blog. Rest assured we have plenty of stuff for the other four meals of the day coming up (and Jen has already led the charge with a great snack recipe and me just yesterday with my “magical food”!). …

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I-HOP ain’t got nothin’ on us!!

~~posted by Jen Who hasn’t drooled over those IHOP commercials for stuffed French Toast? And if you say you haven’t, then you’re probably lying! Those commercials are too much for me, so I had to make up a protein version we could enjoy post-WLS. It’s way easier than you might think, and looks really pretty on a plate. A very …

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The Egg NikMuffin…

Here at Bariatric Foodie, we’re trying to find a good balance between recipes geared toward newer post-ops and ones for us “veterans.” This one, I would say…is more for the vets (but newbies…this is the kind of stuff you have to look forward to!). This is also good for people trying to wean their family off of fast food breakfasts! …

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Red Beans & Sausage–The Weeknight Version

~~posted by Jen As promised, here is the quicker version of my red beans and sausage, perfect for a busy week night. I prefer the slow cooker version, but this one tastes really good and my family can’t tell the difference. I tend to be a glutton for punishment, that’s probably why I think the more labor intense version tastes …

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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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Veggie Tales

~by Nikki Ok so I had all these veggies to use up. Long story short, I visited this grocery store called “Harvest Fair.” They had these packages of fresh veggies that I’m guessing were approaching their end (but weren’t quite there yet). I scored oodles of tomatoes, patty pan squash, eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash and onions for like $3 (and, …

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