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Cranberry Goat Cheese Log

Cranberry Goat Cheese Log

One of the quintessential flavors at Thanksgiving is Cranberry.  I have always been a self-professed hater of cranberry sauce, but this Cranberry goat Cheese Log has totally changed my mind.  It’s a perfect item for holiday entertaining, or just a quick snack during the week! 

High Protein Stuffed Bagel Bites

High Protein Stuffed Bagel Bites

I love bagels. Unfortunately I haven’t found a good bagel that is low carb and high protein. Luckily, there are some decent recipes online, but they always lack the high protein part. These high protein stuffed bagel bites are a delicious and healthy option! Bagels 

Post-Bariatric Breakfast Sandwiches

Post-Bariatric Breakfast Sandwiches

Unfortunately, I’ve found that a good on-the-go breakfast sandwich can be hard to come by, especially if you’re looking for a lower fat / higher protein option. Inspired by Dunkin Donuts veggie egg white sandwiches, this post-bariatric breakfast sandwich is a great alternative to what 

Five Month Surgeversary!

Five Month Surgeversary!

I feel like I was just writing up my four month post yesterday. Somehow a whole month has gone by. It’s hard to believe that it’s been five months since surgery. I had a slow month for losing weight – only 8 pounds, but I 

Super Easy Chicken Burgers

Super Easy Chicken Burgers

Sometimes you just need a really good hamburger. But store-bought burgers are often high in fat, making it difficult for new tummies to process. These super easy chicken burgers can be made with ground chicken or ground chicken breast, whichever you prefer. They’re easy, healthy, 

Four Month Surgeversary!

Four Month Surgeversary!

The last four months since surgery has flown by.  The bad news is that none of my clothes fit.  The good news is that I’ve lost 81 pounds and none of my clothes fit.  Life changes every day and surgery has made my life better 

Post-Bariatric Mini Cheesecake Bites

Post-Bariatric Mini Cheesecake Bites

Every now and then, everyone needs a little treat. When following a low fat, low carb, high protein diet, it’s often hard to find a treat that fits the right parameters. However, these Mini Cheesecake Bites are a delicious little treat that won’t hurt your 

Surgery is NOT the Easy Way Out

Surgery is NOT the Easy Way Out

Over time, I’ve found that when people don’t understand something, they often jump to conclusions instead of patiently learning more. Bariatric Surgery is one of those subjects that many people don’t understand. Therefore, they often have the opinion that someone is just “taking the easy 

Post-Bariatric Frozen Yogurt

Post-Bariatric Frozen Yogurt

After having weight loss surgery, it can be hard to fill the void of all of the tasty treats in which you used to indulge. There really is no replacement for ice cream, but this post-bariatric frozen yogurt is really delicious. Make some raspberry yogurt, 

Two Month Surgeversary!

Two Month Surgeversary!

Time is flying! Somehow, almost 9 weeks – two months – have passed since my Roux en Y surgery. It’s been quite a month of progress for me, and I’m excited with how far I’ve come since last month! The Facts at two Months First