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Southwestern Spice Rubbed Chicken Packets

Share the post “Southwestern Spice Rubbed Chicken Packets” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint This week’s BariBeary Simple recipe is for a delicious Southwestern inspired chicken dish. It’s a great dish for the summer grill, as well as, the oven in the colder winter months. I love Mexican restaurants but know that they are dangerous places when you are watching your diet and trying to eat healthy. This recipe gives…

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Chicken Sausage Zucchini Stew

Share the post “Chicken Sausage Zucchini Stew” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint It’s late summer and the zucchini plague is upon us. They are everywhere. Coworkers leave them on the break room table. Roadside farm markets have bushels of them. Neighbors leave them on your porch in the dark. What’s a person to do with them?! This is an old family recipe that I have updated to make it…

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Sweet and Tangy Glazed Salmon with Lemony Herbed Beans

Share the post “Sweet and Tangy Glazed Salmon with Lemony Herbed Beans” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint BariBeary Simple are simple, healthy dinners that you can make in less than 30 minutes with ingredients that you probably have around your kitchen. It’s our take on Rachael Ray’s 30 minute meals. We’ll be posting these recipes midweek; just in time for a no hassle weekend meal. This week’s recipes are…

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Barefoot Contessa’s Pesto

Share the post “Barefoot Contessa’s Pesto” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint I must confess that I didn’t expect to post a recipe for pesto on this blog. Pesto is not a diet friendly food. It is usually served in main dishes tossed with loads of pasta and parmesan cheese. What pesto does have going for it is its strong flavor and taste. As with any high fat food, it…

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Cherry Chicken Salad

Share the post “Cherry Chicken Salad” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint This past weekend my partner Brett and I bought a rotisserie chicken at Sam’s Club. These are such a buy, especially if  you are on a bariatric diet. We get many meals from this less than $5 purchase. The chicken is always moist and the flavor is very deep. It is one of the best shortcuts you can…

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White Bean Vinaigrette Salad

Share the post “White Bean Vinaigrette Salad” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint This simple, tasty bean salad, popular in France, comes from my cardiac rehab dietitian. Its flavor becomes more intense when left in the refrigerator overnight. This is ideal for a bariatric patient. Pack this salad into the Gladware ½ cup containers for a lunch or dinner side. It keeps well for a week or so in the…

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Loulies… for the love of food

Share the post “Loulies… for the love of food” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint The daughter of a friend and former coworker has been building up quite a nice food web site over the past year, http://www.loulies.com/. She and some of her friends had been featured in Oprah Magazine with a story about their Cook the Book Club. It’s a novel idea where the participants in the club agree…

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The Splendid Table

Share the post “The Splendid Table” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint I have become a real fan of an NPR podcast, The Splendid Table. Lynne Rossetto Kasper from Minnesota is the host. If you are a foodie, I urge you to check it out. It’s a mixture of high-brow, low-brow and everything in-between cuisine. Unfortunately, no NE Ohio NPR ratio station carries the show. So, you will have to…

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Battista’s Hole in the Wall

Share the post “Battista’s Hole in the Wall” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint I don’t often write a restaurant review. However, tonight Brett and I ventured to Battista’s Hole in the Wall for dinner. It’s an off-strip Italian restaurant behind the Flamingo Hilton. We had heard that it is a fantastic place. We put it on our list every trip, but it just never got visited. After tonight, I…

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Almost There

Share the post “Almost There” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Bearly Edible, my bear recipe blog, is almost ready. I spent some time this weekend getting the look and feel consistent. I am about ready to invite my friends to register and join me in sharing recipes. This past week, Jason finished my logo. It’s pretty cool. One of the primary things I did this weekend was change the…

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