Bacon · Bariatric Surgery - My Story · quiche · Recipes · Uncategorized · WLS

Bacon Quiche

Original recipe found at 1 Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box  1 cup half-and-half or milk 4 eggs, slightly beaten 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 8 slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled 1 cup shredded Swiss or Cheddar cheese (4 oz) 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped cooked broccoli Heat oven to… Continue reading Bacon Quiche

Appetizers · Pimento Cheese · Recipes · Uncategorized

Firecracker Saltines

I made these years ago when I had them at church potluck and had to have the recipe.  I loved them, and they are highly addictive.  (Not good for a reset week – but we are having a potluck a work today, and made these last night.)  These pair well with my pimento cheese or… Continue reading Firecracker Saltines

Bacon · Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Recipes · Uncategorized · WLS


The only way to cook bacon is to bake it. No splatter, remains crispy. Line a sheet pan with aluminum foil, place the bacon in a single layer on the pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until the bacon is done to your liking. This is always perfect! And, we love bacon.… Continue reading Bacon

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · cheese · hamburger · pasta · Recipes · Uncategorized · WLS

One-Pot Cheeseburger Pasta

I am scrolling through Facebook the other day, and came across this Tasty post with four different meals you can do with hamburger.  We are stretched a little tighter this time of year, and we have hamburger in the freezer so I thought I would give it a go. You can see the preparation and… Continue reading One-Pot Cheeseburger Pasta

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · German · Recipes · Uncategorized · WLS


Another one of the German box mixes in the subscription was the German Pretzel Mix.  This one was more complicated but wonderful. Prepared the mix per the instructions (mix flour and yeast with warm water, mix with a dough hook), and let rise.I kneaded the dough, and shaped.  This was the difficult part.  I… Continue reading Pretzels 

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · desserts · fall · German · Recipes · Uncategorized · WLS

Blueberry Streusel Pie

David and I subscribed to the German Box monthly delivery for a couple of months to see what they would send.  We received some different items, but mostly box mixes of stuff I used to love when in Germany. One of the items they sent was the Kathi German Streusel.   I had a can of… Continue reading Blueberry Streusel Pie

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Buffalo Chicken Dip · Chicken · football · Recipes · Uncategorized · WLS

Buffalo Chicken Dip

My girlfriend Beth shared this recipe with me a couple of years ago on one of our couple trips.  I loved this!! It was game day on Saturday, and we have to have some sort of football food, right?  So I made this. Ingredients: 1 can of chicken (large) 8 ounces of cream cheese, softened… Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Dip

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Chicken · Recipes · Uncategorized · WLS

Sheet-Pan Chicken with Chickpeas, Cumin and Turmeric

This is from The New York Times Cooking site.  I receive their weekly emails, and this one look really good, so I thought we would try it.  Sheet-Pan Chicken with Chickpeas, Cumin and Turmeric.  I followed the recipe with the exception of the chicken – boneless, skinless chicken thighs. I loved this.  The chicken was… Continue reading Sheet-Pan Chicken with Chickpeas, Cumin and Turmeric

Bacon · Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Recipes · Uncategorized · WLS

Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

I found this recipe at Savory Tooth.  I had all of the ingredients (love), and made it for my dinner the other evening.I cleaned and prepped the Brussels Sprouts, cut the bacon in half and wrapped a half slice over each sprout secured with a toothpick. Arranged on a sheet pan covered with parchment (really… Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts