Cheese! New Episode!

Cheese has become one of the most prominent Bariatric staples. This episode, we show you some neat tricks to do with it to keep things fresh and interesting. As a bonus, BOTH recipes are completely kid-friendly (my kids ask for the cheese sticks all the time). Enjoy!

By |November 10th, 2015|Episodes|366 Comments

Tasty Tuesday! New Episode Plus Indoor Grilling Tips!

It’s getting colder outside, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop grilling! This week Jen and Sue show you some of their favorite ways to get their grill on and stay nice and warm indoors!

Shrimp Kabobs
Grilled Venison Medallions
Caprase Salad

What type of grills did we use?
We used a tabletop grill and a coated cast iron […]

By |October 6th, 2015|Blog, Episodes|251 Comments

How To Boil Shrimp

Boiled shrimp is a staple in many, many bariatric kitchens. Not only do they make a great quick, high-protein snack in a go, but they’re great to have on hand to toss into a sautee, soup, or salad! There are several ways to do it. Jennifer and Suzette both have their own versions. Here, […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|268 Comments

Stuffed Squash

This dish can be modified to fit vegetarian diets just by omitting the bacon. For those of you on the soft foods phase, omit the bacon and cook the halved squash for about 10 minutes before putting the filling on, then continue the recipe as written. This will ensure the squash is soft enough for […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|975 Comments

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

This is a favorite from our local Mexican restaurant. The owner was kind enough to give us the recipe. We modified it slightly to make it more bariatric friendly. We have two versions here – the full recipe and a single-serve version!

Full Recipe:
1 pound shrimp – any size
1 quart of tomato juice with clam […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|382 Comments

Sue’s Bacon Wrapped Jalepeno Poppers

We had you at bacon. Or jalepenos. Or cheese … In any case, these are a favorite of lumberjacks, electricians, and producers everywhere. Be sure to use FRESH jalepenos for the best punch!

Cut slits in a pint of fresh jalepenos and remove as many seeds and as much of the membrane as possible. Set […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|262 Comments

Jen’s Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms for Two

As Seen On: Be My Valentine

This is the perfect side dish to share!
It’s so rich, you might only need 1/4 rather than a full 1/2!!
Vegetarians! This is a great main course because of the protein count!

Serves 2:
1 Portobello cap, stem removed and wiped clean with a moist towel
1/2 block cream cheese
1/4 C parmesan […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|313 Comments

Sue’s Cauli Mac and Cheese

As Seen On: Cauliflower Power

This is another favorite. The sauce seems complicated, but is really very simple – you just toss it all into the pan and let it go until it’s all melted and” SO SILKY” (as Sue would say!) By the way, this recipe also works great with broccoli! And the cheese […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|340 Comments

Jen’s Cauli-Tatos

Seen on Cauliflower Power

This is one of our #1 most requested recipes! This low-carb stand-by gets a bit of a makeover to up the protein and give over-the-top flavor! For a portion control trick, mix a couple of eggs in and bake in mini-muffin tin’s to keep that 2 T of starch portion in check! […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|375 Comments