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Jalapeno Poppers

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and Glamour.com.

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  1. Michelle @ Eat Move Balance

    I LOVE spicy!!! The spicier the better!!!

    My friend that just released her first cookbook makes some poppers that are awesome! The recipe is on her site (www.marlasarris.com). I love that it includes a small slice of date, so you get a bit of sweet AND spicy. It’s awesome. I actually don’t like bacon–so I always request she makes a couple for me that doesn’t have it. 🙂
    Michelle @ Eat Move Balance recently posted..Prepping Lunches For the Week

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Thanks for the tip! I will check out that recipe. I love the idea of sweet and spicy.

  2. Alex @ Brain, Body, Because

    Those little poppers are so cute! And your salad sounds delicious.

    I was never into spicy food…but then I worked at a Thai restaurant for 3 years and grew an insane tolerance for spiciness 🙂
    Alex @ Brain, Body, Because recently posted..Balance.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      That’s quite the change in palate! I love spicy. The spicier the better. But I met my match at a local restaurant here, Pok Pok. Holy crap. They brought out collard greens and ice chips with my dinner, it was that hot.

  3. I ❤ 2 Eat

    I love jalapenos, spicier the better! Don’t eat bacon, but those poppers might be equally good with turkey bacon.
    I ❤ 2 Eat recently posted..And So We Wait…

    1. Lisa Eirene

      They would be great without the bacon entirely, too.

  4. Deb

    A local fish n chips places does these, but without the bacon and using red peppers and they are divine! My typical order there is now 1 piece of fish and 1 order of poppers…lol.
    Deb recently posted..Tuesday Day 333 & Wednesday Day 334

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Interesting! That’s a good idea too.

  5. Becky

    My peppers get hot if I don’t water them very much. If they get a lot of moisture, the spice gets literally drowned out. I’m sad because last year I had super spicy peppers, but this year we over-watered since it was so hot outside. The other plants loved it, but it definitely took the spice away.

    You should also make these:
    http://www.foodiewithfamily.com/2010/05/23/candied-jalapenos/

    They are SO good!

    I’m also a BIG fan of strawberry jalapeno jam. YUM. I can’t wait until my peppers get harvested!
    Becky recently posted..Gaining Weight…and a World Record!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I did not know that. I wonder if we over-watered last year….

      Thanks for the link! I will check that one out.

  6. John

    Great podcast! I didn’t know that there were so many WL podcasts out there. Actually, I’m a bit envious, your boyfriend sounds so supportive! I’ve only had one supportive partner regarding weight loss and that was a long time ago.
    John recently posted..Lowest weight in over 15 years

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Thank you John! I appreciate the compliment. I haven’t listened to my podcasts yet because I hate hearing myself talk but someday I will….I had no idea there were weight loss podcasts either. I’m going to catch up on the ones I’ve missed.

      Yes, Michael is very supportive and I am so glad I found a partner who helps me out. It makes a world of difference.

  7. Lori

    Yummy, yummy! I love poppers and I *love* hot stuff! I just got some buffalo wing extra spicy cheddar from Cabot and it is to die for!
    Lori recently posted..Figs and tub refinishing

  8. Jina

    LOVE spicy! I’ll add jalapenos to almost anything.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Try adding jalapenos to your homemade guacamole next time. To die for!

  9. Chelsea @ Dine & Dash Diaries

    Ahhh–I go nuts for anything and everything spicy. Going to have to try pickling my own jalapenos! Thanks for commenting on DNDD–I love your blog.
    Chelsea @ Dine & Dash Diaries recently posted..RIP, MacBook Pro.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Have you ever tried green olives stuffed with jalapenos? Holy moly that’s spicy (and so good)!

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