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"
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"
Almond Dijon Chicken Bake Simple four ingredient bariatric friendly recipe with almonds and dijon on baked chicken Keeping baked chicken moist In the day and age of Air Fryers and Instant Pots, sometimes a baked chicken recipe gets overlooked. Don’t overlook this Almond Dijon Chicken Bake! :) Don’t get me wrong, I love all … Continue reading "Almond Dijon Chicken Bake"
Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaves and Roasted Broccoli One pan bariatric friendly dinner in 20 minutes Meatloaf usually takes a long time I have always really loved meatloaf. Not only are there almost 20 meatloaf recipes on Bariatric Food Coach, but it was the entree served at my wedding reception. It’s so good!!! There … Continue reading "Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaves and Roasted Broccoli"
Split Chicken Breasts Shredded Taco Chicken using Split Chicken Breast At the time I made this recipe, Split Chicken Breasts were highly available at Aldi (delivered to me through InstaCart). I posted a blog about meat shortages and grocery delivery updates the other day that can be found here. As we have … Continue reading "Split Chicken Breasts, Taco Chicken"