Chicken Tomato Stoup

Steph Wagner

October 1, 2021

Chicken Tomato Stoup   Bariatric friendly Instant Pot (Pressure Cooker) recipe with chicken, tomato and fresh veggies If you own a pressure cooker, here is a recipe worth your time! If you do not have a pressure cooker, you can adapt this for a slow cooker (or shop sales for a pressure cooker!) I really … Continue reading "Chicken Tomato Stoup"

Chicken Bacon Ranch Protein Bowl

Steph Wagner

July 28, 2021

Chicken Bacon Ranch Protein Bowl     Bariatric friendly protein bowl using diced chicken, turkey bacon, Greek yogurt, seasonings and cheese For a recipe packed with protein, use a package of turkey bacon and a pound of chicken! That is one way to take the protein content to the next level. Bariatric surgery patients have … Continue reading "Chicken Bacon Ranch Protein Bowl"

Hot Sausage with Peppers Bowl

Steph Wagner

May 3, 2021

Hot Sausage with Peppers Bowl Bariatric friendly recipe for the slow cooker or pressure cooker using hot turkey sausage   Let’s cut to the chase, where do you find hot turkey sausage? I always hesitate to share a recipe if an ingredient might have limited availability. I realize some of you are in smaller towns … Continue reading "Hot Sausage with Peppers Bowl"

Pesto Chicken Stir Fry

Steph Wagner

April 7, 2021

Pesto Chicken Stir Fry   Pesto Marinated chicken with zucchini and diced tomatoes   It all started with testing meal box companies You may know I’ve been working through different boxed meal companies to see what might fit for bariatric surgery patients. To date, Freshly has been the most promising. You can read the full … Continue reading "Pesto Chicken Stir Fry"

White Enchilada Stuffed Peppers

Steph Wagner

March 15, 2021

White Enchilada Stuffed Peppers   Bariatric friendly, high in protein and low in carbohydrates White Enchilada Stuffed Peppers or Zucchinis! A few (or more) years ago I made White Enchilada Zucchini Boats and my husband and I loved them. Then I forgot about them. Like you do. Even back then I remember thinking I should … Continue reading "White Enchilada Stuffed Peppers"

Beefy BBQ Chili

Steph Wagner

February 3, 2021

Beefy BBQ Chili     Beefy BBQ Chili: full of protein, full of flavor Chili is a bariatric patients friend I am all about chili when it comes to weight loss surgery meals. They pack the ultimate protein punch! Plus flavor! Plus you can freeze and reheat later! I mean…so many great things about chili. … Continue reading "Beefy BBQ Chili"

Classic Stuffed Peppers Skillet

Steph Wagner

January 15, 2021

Classic Stuffed Peppers Skillet   Chopped peppers with ground beef, tomatoes for a bariatric friendly skillet dinner   So many variations for stuffed peppers I have always been a fan of stuffing veggies with a lean protein. Zucchini boats and stuffed peppers are some of my favorite meals! You can vary the flavor profile easily … Continue reading "Classic Stuffed Peppers Skillet"

Quick Beef and Vegetable Stoup

Steph Wagner

December 4, 2020

Quick Beef and Vegetable Stoup Two ingredients for an in a pinch Beef Vegetable “Stoup” Why didn’t I think of that? Years ago when visiting my husband family, my Mother in Law made a big pot of delicious soup. I could not believe it when she told me she just bought vegetable soup cans and … Continue reading "Quick Beef and Vegetable Stoup"

Crockpot Classic Meatloaf

Steph Wagner

November 18, 2020

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"