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 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 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 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 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 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"
Turkey Broccoli and Cauliflower Rice Casserole Putting leftover turkey to a delicious use in this low carb, flavorful casserole When Thanksgiving plans changed, I had a LOT of turkey Like many of you this 2020 Thanksgiving season was different. When we changed our plans to stay home and prioritize safety for our family … Continue reading "Turkey Broccoli and Cauliflower Rice Casserole"
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 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 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"