This is such a simple dish to take to a party or to serve at home. It takes ten minutes to put together, and when served at a party with crackers, sliced mini bell peppers, cucumber rounds, or even thinly sliced apples it is both satisfying and delicious.
I love Summer Zucchini and this is hands down my favorite dish!
Ask an Italian... Calabro is by far the best brand, followed by Polly-O... Sargento is grainy.
A Shrimp Cocktail has meant the meal is special ever since The Sixties. This version bathes the shrimp and or crab in a creamy and slightly smoky chipotle sauce. The wow factor comes from serving them in a martini or wine glass. It's a super easy to eat dish that people really enjoy.
I am Italian so what can I say... I love an antipasto as its in my blood! My pink cheeks give away that I have had a little too much Prosecco in this photo but it was Thanksgiving! My signature Holiday Party dish served on my biggest platter.
In this recipe pureed watermelon is added to the water! Once you try it, you will be excited to try these no sugar added ‘Aguas’ with strawberries and cantaloupe too.
These toasted nuts are off the chain. Since Ty’s family lives in the heart of prime pecan-growing region, I always have a big bag of pecans in the freezer. I make this recipe in a larger batch to take to a party as a gift for the hosts.
Once you make this, you won't be able to eat the grocery store stuff from a shelf-stable bottle ever again. This is the ultimate Blue Cheese Dressing/Dip and it's actually GOOD for you. Greek yogurt is the key!
There's a reason why all fine restaurants have a Shrimp Cocktail on the Appetizer menu! Assemble this fabulous classic as your first course for the holiday meal - Easy, Delicious, Bariatric Friendly too!
These taste really really good and are assembled in minutes. Perfect party food and totally bariatric friendly. :)
The middle is California Roll Shrimp Bites and the dish on the left is Ham & Swiss bites with Honey Mustard.
Next time you've got a gathering of friends break out a pretty bowl of Crunchers Party Mix to nibble and enjoy enjoy enjoy knowing you aren't cheating, you are participating! Guests will love it too. Mmmmm, salty, sweet, a touch of spice, nuts... perfect!
Don’t worry - it's common as GI surgery makes the taste buds go crazy! While all will eventually calm down, you'll often find savory protein soup more to your liking than a much too sweet chocolate shake. Protein protein protein will heal you and keep you satisfied. Try this easy recipe!
Simplicity at it’s best. Blend a cup of salsa with grilled shrimp and have a meal fit for a King (or Mayan Goddess).
You can literally have this in bowls on the table in ten minutes. Your family will love it too! Serve with turkey sandwiches for the rest of the clan.
Jicama (pronounced HEE-kah-mah), also called a Mexican Potato and Mexican Turnip, is the name of a native Mexican vine and most commonly the plant's edible root.
A Perfect Blended Inspire Drink is what icing is to the cake - it puts it over the top!
This time we have added Oscar Mayer Natural Hardwood Smoked Sausage slices! Oh my my!
Ricotta is a creamy, slightly sweet, fresh cheese that is the smooth Italian cousin of cottage cheese. It can be a new post op's very best friend.
Yep, from the folks who invented Cheeseburger Pie, we bring you Chicken Taco Pie.
Living with bariatric surgery takes dedication as life includes holidays, anniversaries, vacations, and parties with friends.
Having friends for a good BBQ dinner and not single bottle of BBQ Sauce on the shelf at Fresh Market had less than 8 grams of sugar per tablespoon and some had 15 grams.
Have some fun with Your breakfast!
Drumroll... for the Inspire Diet Back on Track *PROTEIN BROWNIE*
Warm...comforting and high protein. This is one muffin you can eat without guilt and still lose weight!
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