St. Paddy’s Irish Sandwich

St. Paddy's Irish Sandwich Ingredients for St. Paddy's Irish Sandwich: 1 (3lb) corned beef brisket with spice packet 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 medium head cabbage, cored and sliced thin spicy brown mustard 12 slices sourdough bread, lightly toasted Directions: Place corned beef in large pot or Dutch oven and cover with water.  Add the spice packet … [Read more...]

Sweetheart Sugar Free Chocolate Fondue

Enjoy this Valentines Day (or any special occasion) with Sugar Free Chocolate Fondue. . . . Nothing says I love you better than chocolate . . . . .unless it's Sugar Free Chocolate Fondue - now that's love!   Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup dry unsweetened cocoa powder 8 oz heavy cream 1 cup half & half 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup sugar substitute (such as Splenda®) Directions: Mix cocoa powder, cinnamon, cream, and half & half in a saucepan. Bring to a … [Read more...]

Sugar Free Chocolate Marble Cheesecake

Sugar Free Marble Cheesecake (By Sheri J of FL) Ingredients for Sugar Free Marble Cheesecake 1/2 cup sugar free shortbread cookie crumbs (smash cookies in a bag with a rolling pin!) 1/4 cup finely chopped nuts of your choice (pecan works great!) 2T butter, melted ~~~~ 3 - 8 oz packages of cream cheese softened 1 - 3 oz package of cream cheese softened 1 cup sweetener (sugar substitute such as Splenda®) granulated 4 eggs 4 T flour 1 T pure vanilla extract (not imitation) 1 1/3 cups … [Read more...]

Festive Pull Apart Bread Wreath

Festive Pull Apart Bread Wreath Ingredients for Bread Wreath: Frozen bread dough or canned biscuits (your choice) 1/2 cup melted butter Pepperoni - chopped into small pieces 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese Seasonings:  1 tsp. each Rosemary, Thyme, Oregano, Basil, Garlic, Salt (mix 1/2 cheese and seasonings together in a bowl) Diced pimento's (optional - for further festive coloring) Preperation for Bread Wreath: Spray bunt cake pan with non-stick butter flavored … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Vegetable Puffs

Vitalady Thanksgiving Vegetable Puff Recipe Golden puffed pastries are filled with a feta cheese and vegetable mixture. The recipe is for Vegetable Puffs. Similarly you can prepare Egg Puffs or Chicken puffs by substituting vegetable curry with eggs (boiled, sliced and pepper and salt added) or chicken curry. These can be made ahead, and popped into the oven after your guests arrive. However, it is best to eat it fresh made. Enjoy the puffs while they are warm or they might lose the … [Read more...]

Chicken Soup with BA Chicken Broth Protein

Don't FALL into the season blues . . . . warm up with some chicken soup with an extra kick of protein!   Boil 1-2 pieces of chicken (bone in) in about 4 cups of water.  Add some diced carrots, celery, onion, whatever veggies and seasoning you like.  Be sure to add some poultry seasoning and a pinch of salt and pepper.  Once your chicken is done, let it cool slightly.  KEEP the broth from your chicken and keep a lid on it to keep it warm.  Dice your chicken up once it is cool enough to … [Read more...]

Sugar Free Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Sugar Free Cottage Cheese Pancakes Looking for a yummy change to a normal meal?  Give these a try.  They are light, fluffy and are quick and easy to make and also Vitalady approved.  In these moist and tender pancakes, the cottage cheese adds some calcium and protein. Serve with a bit of butter and sugar free maple syrup. Serves 4 Ingredients for Sugar Free Cottage Cheese Pancakes 1 cup unbleached flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons splenda 4 eggs 1 cup 2 % … [Read more...]

Sugar Free Barbeque Sauce & Rub

Sugar Free Barbeque Sauce This is the season for cook-outs and picnics and the star of those events is often barbequed burgers, steak, and chicken. Here are two great recipes (Sugar free barbeque sauce & Sugar free barbeque Texas rub) that are bariatric friendly and easy to make. Ingredient for Sugar Free Barbeque Sauce 2 strips of thick bacon, chopped fine (see note 1) 1 small onion, minced 1 clove garlic, minced or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 small can (6 oz) tomato … [Read more...]

Sugar-Free Strawberry Parfait

Sugar Free Strawberry Parfait Yield 8 servings Ingredients for Sugar Free Strawberry Parfait: 1/4 tsp DaVinci Gourmet Vanilla Sugar Free Syrup 1 tbs DaVinci Gourmet Strawberry Sugar Free Syrup 8 tsp DaVinci Gourmet Strawberry Sugar Free Syrup 1 half pint of heavy whipping cream 1/4 tsp cream of tartar 1 1/2 cups water 1 cup whole fresh strawberries 1 box sugar free strawberry gelatin 1 1/2 cups seltzer water 1 8 ounce package cream cheese Directions for Sugar Free … [Read more...]