Crockpot Classic Meatloaf Classic flavored meatloaf made simply in a Crockpot (slow cooker) It is no secret around here that I am a big fan of meatloaf recipes. My husband even chose that as our entree to serve at our wedding and it was amazing! While I have been known to get creative … Continue reading "Crockpot Classic Meatloaf"
Nacho Chicken Chili Instant Pot or Crockpot Recipe for chicken chili with nacho flavors Nacho Chicken Chili, add toppings for extra fun There really is no shortage of chili options. Not only for ground beef or turkey but even in the world of chicken chili! This Nacho Chicken Chili is another way to change the … Continue reading "Nacho Chicken Chili"
Turkey and Zucchini Stir Fry Bariatric friendly easy weeknight meal using ground turkey and zucchini is a simple stir fry When I feel I am at the cusp of getting stuck in a rut with recipes and cooking, stir fry tends to be a great way to change up my rhythm. For whatever reason, … Continue reading "Turkey and Zucchini Stir Fry"
Bariatric Friendly “Crack Chicken” A “recipe redux” makeover for creamy pulled chicken, often called Crack Chicken Have you seen recipes for “Crack Chicken” on Pinterest? What a great name. Who doesn’t want to click on that and find out what it is? This recipe often calls for cream cheese and bacon which of course makes … Continue reading "Bariatric Friendly “Crack Chicken”"
Pumpkin Pie Spice Coffee Zero calorie bariatric friendly coffee with pumpkin pie spice Do you dream of pumpkin spice the moment the weather turns to cool Fall temps? There is a reason there are t-shirts about addictions to pumpkin pie spice. Whether it’s the scent of a candle, a baked good or a … Continue reading "Pumpkin Pie Spice Coffee"
Harvest Chicken Stew Hearty and protein packed Chicken Harvest Stew with carrots and diced ham Yes I did just post a recipe for Harvest Beef Stew. I am just so creative with my recipe names!! This recipe has a very different flavor pallete but reminds me of this Harvest/Autumn time of year that … Continue reading "Harvest Chicken Stew"
Barbecue Beef Fajitas Thinly sliced sirloin steak make quick work of these barbecue beef fajitas Bariatric patients and steak Understandably, many post-op weight loss surgery patients are intimidated by steak. You might feel hesitation about these barbecue beef fajitas! They have started out with mushy food and soft things and slowly … Continue reading "Barbecue Beef Fajitas"
Turkey Pesto Meatballs and Zucchini Noodles Lean ground turkey and fresh pesto make these delicious Turkey Pesto Meatballs Why Grated Parmesan Cheese is my favorite pantry staple Years ago when I started working in a Bariatric Surgery Clinic I learned from the dietitian I work alongside to use Grated Parmesan Cheese instead of breadcrumbs … Continue reading "Turkey Pesto Meatballs and Zucchini Noodles"
Harvest Beef Stew Slow Cooker or Instant Pot, this Harvest Beef Stew is packed with protein and flavor Beef after weight loss surgery Post-op bariatric surgery patients are sometimes hesitant to go for beef dishes after surgery. Thick pieces of stew meat, like this Harvest Beef Stew, can be intimidating! Beef is dense and … Continue reading "Harvest Beef Stew"
Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad Great for prepped weight loss surgery lunch or a fresh Summer dinner I love this Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad so much. Recently we had a friend from church have a surgery and I signed up for the meal train. When they mentioned they try to focus on healthy meals, … Continue reading "Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad"