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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Top Ten List of Food Idea & Recipe Sources

Sometimes when I am lurking the interwebs (and not attempting to eat the entire contents of my refrigerator), I find lovely treasures of bandster friendly recipes and food ideas.  So I thought that I'd share a few of my faves.
My very unofficial top ten list of web sources for food ideas and recipes!*

1. Gina's Skinny Recipes http://www.skinnytaste.com/

2. Skinny Bits http://www.skinny-bits.com/

3. Bandwagon Cookery http://jeanslapbandjourney.blogspot.com/

4. Spark People: Bariatric & Lap Band Recipes: http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/cookbooks.asp?cookbook=47556

5. Band Friendly Recipes Blog: http://www.bandfriendlyrecipes.com/

6. Gloria over at Banded Living: http://www.gloriasbandedliving.com/lap-band-friendly-food-adapting-recipes-2/

7. Hungry Girl (I love her TV show too!) http://www.hungry-girl.com/

8. Rockin' the full liquids? How about 200+ protein shake recipe ideas! I use this list to get ideas ALL the time after a fill.  http://www.lapbandtalk.com/topic/48306-200-protein-shake-recipes/

9. Thinner Times Recipe Forum: http://www.thinnertimesforum.com/forum/131-recipes/

10. B2G Recipe Collection: http://band2gether.net/showthread.php?415-The-B2G-Cookbook

Bonus!  We've been talking a lot about food choices and lunch ideas over on Facebook too.

PS: Coming soon: my candid review of the new cookbook from Jean McMillan called "Bandwagon Cookery."
*I have no affiliation with these sites, I just like how they roll.

Do you have a favorite website or resource for food ideas and recipes? I wanna know!


  1. Ha, I don't have any resources so I am especially grateful for these suggestions.

    Hope you have a delightful day!

  2. I have none..but I am sure going to check out some of yours!

  3. I love Gina's skinny recipes. I made an apple crisp by her and it really did not taste "light"!

  4. Love Ginas skinnytaste!!!!! Thank you for the others.

  5. I use Skinny Taste all the time. My dh just whipped up her Shephard's Pie last night. Thanks for sharing. I look forward to checking out the other sites!

  6. I love Skinny Taste. She has a wonderful Texas cheese fries recipe. Also, I love Hungry Girl. If I am craving for something, I always search for her recipes. :)

  7. I recently found www.dashingdish.com - she has some great healthy recipes and includes the nutritional value (which I love).

  8. you can use any beef, usually thin cut works best. it doesnt matter
    of the fat content. some people even use ground beef which is okay too.i replied back to you on my website as well.craig

  9. Thanks for posting these resources!

  10. Call me a vegan food recipes food snob but my raw food cuisine has to taste just as good,or not better than cooked food.

  11. I always search for her recipes. :). All are healthy food ideas!