Pineapple Mexi Shredded Chicken

Steph Wagner

August 8, 2022

Pineapple Mexi Shredded Chicken   Easy Bariatric protein recipe for shredded chicken with pineapple, salsa verde and lime juice     Chicken, when done right is a powerful post-op friend Chicken can be so boring. Or it can be really dry. Or it hits too heavy. But. Chicken is also really filling and protein packed … Continue reading "Pineapple Mexi Shredded Chicken"

Creamy Cilantro Chicken Wraps

Steph Wagner

July 25, 2022

Creamy Cilantro Chicken Wraps Bariatric lunch or dinner with shredded chicken, cilantro avocado dressing   Cook chicken once, shred and add different toppings for different nights! The Creamy Cilantro dressing used in this recipe is one of my favorites and great news, I bought it at Walmart. Sure every region will differ but my hope … Continue reading "Creamy Cilantro Chicken Wraps"

Broccoli Salad

Steph Wagner

June 30, 2022

Broccoli Salad Bariatric Recipe for broccoli salad using lower fat and sugar ingredients   I love the vibrant colors and fresh flavors of broccoli salad (broccoli slaw)? Just a few tweaks to this recipe will bring down the fat and sugar content of a more traditional version. I used a pomegranate vinegar because I had … Continue reading "Broccoli Salad"

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"

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"

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"

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"

Turkey and Zucchini Stir Fry

Steph Wagner

October 19, 2020

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"

Harvest Chicken Stew

Steph Wagner

September 4, 2020

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"