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Leftovers Week: Sweet Potato Pancakes

~by Nikki  Leftovers week continues, if you’ve missed our other offerings, you can find everything we’ve posted thus far here. For my family dinner, I was charged with the duty of bringing pies. My family bestowed this duty on me for a specific reason. I do NOT believe in store bought pies. Especially not when it comes to sweet …

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Jen’s Green Bean Casserole

~~posted by Jen     This is the second of the select few recipes we’ll be sharing from the 2010 Holiday Preview. For those who’ve ordered the Portable Preview, you’ll be receiving the full recipe set shortly. For everyone else, it’s not too late to order yours! Yes, I actually have this bowl, don’t look so shocked! Everyone will receive …

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Summer’s Over Seafood Salad

~~posted by Jen Last night was the bi-weekly fridge cleaning at my house, and y’all know what that means! Anything I find that needs to be used is fair game for a new concoction! I had 2 packs of imitation crab meat that were purchased a couple weeks back with the intention of making my Crab Dip, but they got …

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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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How to roast your own pumpkin

~by Nikki Currently there seems to be a shortage of canned pumpkin due to the summer heat and its affects on the pumpkin crops. We’ve heard from fellow Pouchers that when they do find canned pumpkin, it is more expensive this year than in the past (if you’ve found a good deal, please post in the comments so others can …

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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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Labor Day Countdown: Broccoli even your KIDS will like!

–posted by Jen So, I grew up in Southwest Georgia and cold salads are a big thing where I come from, especially in the heat of summer.  Most kids don’t like broccoli, heck some adults don’t! But there is a scrumptious broccoli salad my Momma used to make that was a staple at our summer picnics and cookouts. Even the …

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High(er) Protein Cole Slaw

I am personally not a huge cole slaw fan. Sure, every once in a while the mood hits me to have some, but I could easily go without it. But I know many folks love themselves some coleslaw at the family barbecue! But most commercial brands of Coleslaw dressing are LOADED with sugar and don’t have much protein. In this …

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Naked Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

~by Nikki Hey guys, Jen had your “BF Basics” on roasting tips all ready to go…and then the “wonky wireless network” troll visited her house! So look for that later today or early tomorrow. Until then…please accept this offering to tide you over. 🙂 One of the nice things about being further out from surgery is that I can get …

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Lady of the Rings

Certain popular websites for girls who happen to be hungry claim this recipe, but it’s been around forever. I got it from somebody who got it from somebody who got it from somebody else which is probably the same place THAT chick got her recipe from. She was just smart enough to market it. That being said… I was in …

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