Life After WLS – Surviving the Liquid and Pureed Phases

Welcome to our new blog series, “Life after WLS”! We are happy to have you here! This series is going to focus on what life is like after bariatric surgery, from the time you come home until years out!

This weeks topic:
Surviving the Liquid and Pureed Phase

When you come home from the hospital it is likely […]

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Retribution Stew

Because Jen’s Dad, brother, and daughter are all hunters, we always end up with enough venison to last almost a full year by the end of deer hunting season. Paired up with savory winter veggies such as sweet potatoes and parsnips, it delivers a hearty, soul-satisfying stew. Don’t let the venison scare you away, though. […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|246 Comments

Potato-Leek Soup with Bacon

Best. Soup. Ever. Period.

8 medium potatoes about 2 – 2 ½ pounds
2 leeks – cut into pieces
1- 12-16 ounce package of smoked bacon
1 (2 cups ) pint whole cream
1- 32 ounce box of chicken broth or stock
½ pound of good cheddar cheese ( I used New York Cheddar)
Salt and pepper to taste

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Sue’s Irish Stout Braised Beef Ribs

2 lbs Beef Short Ribs
2 onions, sliced
1 can Guinness or other Irish stout beer
1 box beef broth
Salt and Pepper to taste

Heat 2 tsp oil in a skillet and heat over high heat. Add ribs and brown on all sides.
Place ribs into crock pot and cover with onions.
Add beer and broth and seasonings.
Cook on […]

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