Kidz Bitez – Cook With Your Kids Challenge!

We learned a very valuable cooking lesson!
And be sure to watch the blooper reel at the end!

Here are the recipes:

Chicken Nuggets

1 lb chicken tenders, cut into nugget sized pieces
2 C almond flour
1 T Herbe de Provence (or favorite herb blend)
salt and pepper to taste
Coconut oil

Heat coconut oil over medium heat until melted.
Combine flour, herbs, and […]

By |December 9th, 2016|Episodes, Recipes|87 Comments

Recipes! BARIATRIC FRIENDLY PANCAKES!

We made pancakes!
Check out our video cooking up these babies here!

Sue’s More Traditional Pancake Recipe
1 C almond flour
1/2 C whole wheat flour
1 T no-calorie sweetener (we used Splenda)
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 C pecans
2 T coconut oil or butter
1 egg
1 cup milk (we used Fairlife brand)
Pinch salt
Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Cook by the 1/4 […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Blog, Recipes, Recipes|69 Comments

Brand New Video! Nana Puddin’!

Check our our latest video here!
And HERE’S THE RECIPE!
Slap Yo’ Mama Nana Puddin’
(Our version of Paula Deen’s Not Yo’ Mama’s Banana Pudding)
4 servings
2 sugar free vanilla pudding cups (any brand works)
1/2 C softened cream cheese
1 C whipped cream or whipped topping (may use sugar-free)
1 small banana, sliced
Pepperidgege Farms Chessman Cookies, crushed (you may use sugar-free […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Blog, Episodes, Episodes, Recipes, Recipes|2 Comments

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 […]

By |February 23rd, 2016|Blog, Commentary, News, Recipes, Recipes|80 Comments

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|84 Comments

Meatballs with Zucchini Ribbons

This dish is not only delicious, it’s also healthy, protein-rich, and pretty simple to make! Zucchini is a staple in many bariatric and low-carb eating plans, and meatballs are always a great way to get in protein in perfect portions. 

*NOTE – I use whole wheat bread crumbs in this recipe. If you are completely low-carb/gluten […]

By |August 18th, 2015|Blog, Recipes|82 Comments

Avocado Mousse

This recipe is for the adventurous, but is really rich and deeply chocolatey! This is also a great one for those that are clean-eating or paleo (substitutions for these lifestyles are offered in the ingredients section!)

Ingredients

3 ripened avocados (to tell if they’re ripe, give them a tiny squeeze. They should give just slightly. […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

Lime Ricotta Cream

If you are someone that doesn’t care for or can’t have chocolate, this is the lime version of our ricotta cream. If you prefer, you can substitute the lime for lemon, orange, or another citrus fruit of your choice! Remember, if you add the lime juice to add it at the LAST MINUTE because otherwise, […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

Chocolate Ricotta Cream

This is such a quick and easy recipe. If you have a food processor, it turns out unbelievable silky and smooth. If you don’t, then let the ricotta and cream cheese come to room temperature and mix it up with a fork. Either way, it turns out to be chocolatey goodness that resembles a good […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

Pudding Parfait

Okay, okay … so this isn’t REALLY a recipe. But, like Donkey says, “Everybody loves a parfait!”

Ingredients:

1 container pudding
1/4 C whipped cream
nuts, fruits, or other mix-ins of choice

Layer a spoonful of pudding into the bottom of a pretty glass. Top with mix ins. Top with whipped cream. Repeat. Consume. Smile.

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments