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High Protein Pizza Dough!

High Protein Pizza Dough!

Pizza is a delicious bit of flattened leavened wheat-based dough, topped with tomatoes, cheese, and any kind of vegetable or meat you desire. It’s baked at a high temperature and one of the most enjoyable items you can imagine. But for someone attempting to live 

Eight Month Surgeversary!

Eight Month Surgeversary!

It’s hard to believe that it’s my eight month surgeversary. How did so much time pass by already? Eight months is literally 3/4 of a year. It’s crazy that it has passed by in the blink of an eye! I’m amazed that life has changed 

Splurges, Plateaus, and Set Backs

Splurges, Plateaus, and Set Backs

Life is hard. Living healthy is hard. And living unhealthy is hard. No matter what, you need to work for everything you have and everything you want. I’m going with the theme that Bariatric Surgery is not “Taking the Easy Way Out”. No matter what 

Exercise is Key

Exercise is Key

I’ve been trying to exercise as least five days a week. I know that while going through the prep for bariatric surgery, at all of the group sessions, the therapy sessions, the doctors appointments, and everything else, everyone said how exercise is key to success 

SIX Month Surgeversary!

SIX Month Surgeversary!

Somehow, in the blink of an eye, six months have passed. I don’t know how and I don’t know when. But with these six months, over one hundred pounds are gone, too. That’s right. I said it. Major Milestone #1 is met! I don’t understand 

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,