A couple weeks ago I attended the Annual Food and Nutrition Conference held in Philadelphia (you may remember the pumpkin pie spice souvenir) and picked up a couple free bottles of McCormick seasonings. Wahoo! One of the flavors I got my hands on: Fiesta Citrus. MmmmHmmm. Upon peeling back the label of the bottle, I found … Continue reading "Fiesta Citrus Salmon"
Alas! I have returned from the City of Brotherly Love and recovering from a busy weekend of Nutrition Conferencing. Perhaps you saw it on Facebook, but my very favorite take-home item of the weekend: Freshly Ground Pumpkin Pie Spice. The possibilities are endless!!! Yes, this is my 3rd posting utilizing the wonderful fall flavor of … Continue reading "Cinnamon & Pumpkin Spice Coffee"
I’m hungry. Yes, even now as I write this blog post…I am thinking to myself…I…am…huuungry. Hunger control, in my opinion, is the number one battle to weight management. If we’re hungry, we are GOING to eat.You can only ignore it for so long! Controlling hunger in a way that doesn’t end with you in the … Continue reading "Watering Down Your Appetite"
If you can’t take the heat, get out of the chicken! Or something like that. If you’ve ever made chicken in your crockpot, you know it can be on the dry and boring side if you don’t get it right. There are more than several ways to make chicken in a crockpot, and last night’s … Continue reading "Shredded Crockpot Chicken with Hot Sauce"
Yes, it IS the time of year where we put pumpkin in everything imaginable. Pumpkin what? Who cares, I’m SOLD! Hence the pumpkin chili of last week… Yesterday morning I was able to join in a surprise brunch party for a dear friend getting married this week (!!!) and if you knew this bride-to-be, you’d know … Continue reading "Pumpkin Yogurt Dip!"
Quick! When I say Fair, YOU say…???? Corn dog! Fried twinkie! Donut burger! Jug o’ Root Beer! Chocolate Bacon!!!!!! This is seeeriously a fun game. You always learn something new about what the fair has unleashed for this year! Sometimes there is debate on whether it was this year….or didn’t they have that last … Continue reading "How I survived the State Fair…"
Dinner Menu #1 features 6 nights of bariatric friendly recipes. Includes grocery list, recipes and instructions. Recipes are formatted to make 4 servings (although “servings” can be a strange term for a post-op wls patient!) Cilantro Lime Chicken (with Avocado Salsa & Black Beans) Pork Tenderloin with Sun-Dried Tomatoes (and Sautéed Brussels Sprouts) Salmon … Continue reading "Dinner Menu 1"