’Tis the season for holiday parties, potlucks and last minute Christmas visitors. Here’s 9 super easy appetizer recipes that you can whip up in minutes!
This recipe is the perfect way to use up those turkey leftovers and a few veggies bumping around the fridge. I broke out the spiralizer for this but if you still haven’t gotten on the bandwagon or are waiting for Santa to bring you one, you can use a julienne peeler for the zucchini or just slice the zucchini and onion very thin. I love using the spiralizer because the zucchini and onion “noodles” really give you the linguine feel that is characteristic of Turkey Tetrazzini.
Some of you may be just beginning your weight loss surgery journey and may not be able to eat the typical Thanksgiving dinner foods yet. FYI for those that don’t know post bariatric surgery we are phased back into eating food, we go from liquids to pureed to soft to solid food. The areas that are operated on need a chance to heal and the progression (about 8 weeks or so, programs vary) gives us that opportunity while still providing needed nutrition. So this post is for you guys that are still sipping this Turkey day or for anytime you want a taste of Thanksgiving pie. Continue reading “Weight Loss Recipes Pie Inspired Protein Shakes” »
The weather really has been perfect. I have been able to set up outside most days and work from my patio. Part of my job is online and some days I am on conference calls for work or the Obesity Action Coalition so as long as the neighbor’s dog doesn’t start barking or they turn the bandsaw on I am good to go. I bought this bench that converts into a desk (it’s soooo cool) and now that the weather is cooler I am finally getting to use it. I bring my bento box filled with lunch and a snack and I stay outside until either my work is done, it gets too chilly/dark or my butt needs something softer (the toosh usually wins) or there was that time fried chicken dropped from the sky.