Barbecue Chicken Kebabs

Steph Wagner

March 10, 2020

Barbecue Chicken Kebabs     High protein weight loss surgery recipe on the grill   Why I like this for bariatric surgery patients Whenever I am putting together a new recipe, I am always putting it through a filter of a handful of things. The nutrition profile (protein focused, not containing starchy ingredients, mindful of … Continue reading "Barbecue Chicken Kebabs"

Hamburger Cups

Steph Wagner

March 3, 2020

Hamburger Cups     Lean ground beef hamburger cups for great texture and flavor for your protein   Hamburger cups, similar to mini meatloaf If you’ve made mini meatloaf before, this is incredibly similar. The main difference is the flavor profile of mustard and ketchup to really bring up the summer barbecue flavors! The texture … Continue reading "Hamburger Cups"

Queso Chicken Chili

Steph Wagner

February 19, 2020

Queso Chicken Chili Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker recipe for a healthy spin on a blend of queso cheese dip and white chicken chili   Making it creamy without the fat My favorite trick about this Queso Chicken Chili recipe is how to make it creamy without extra cream and cheese. You might be surprised … Continue reading "Queso Chicken Chili"

Shredded Barbecue Chicken

Steph Wagner

February 16, 2020

Shredded Barbecue Chicken   Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker recipe for shredded barbecue chicken   Savory, sweet and slightly tangy I’ve made several version of shredded barbecue chicken often times using a bottled barbecue sauce. This recipe includes lots of simple household ingredients and I really enjoyed this creation of different flavors. The worcestershire sauce … Continue reading "Shredded Barbecue Chicken"

Skillet Roasted Carrots

Steph Wagner

February 12, 2020

Skillet Roasted Carrots Bariatric friendly vegetable side dish, carrots roasted on the stove top   Soft cooked with extra flavor So far I have made these Skillet Roasted Carrots three times, I am a big fan! Steamed carrots have always been a go to vegetable in my meal plans. They have great flavor on their … Continue reading "Skillet Roasted Carrots"

Honey Mustard Pork Chops

Steph Wagner

January 23, 2020

Honey Mustard Pork Chops Yellow mustard, orange slices and a tiny drip of honey over skillet cooked pork chops Yes, a tiny bit of honey I hesitate to even say it, but I DID actually use honey in a recipe. BUT HEAR ME OUT! It was one teaspoon for four pork chops and you’ll have … Continue reading "Honey Mustard Pork Chops"

Slow Cooker Beef Fajitas

Steph Wagner

January 21, 2020

Slow Cooker Beef Fajitas Thinly sliced sirloin steak slow cooked with bell peppers, onions, salsa and seasoning Steak after weight loss surgery If you are intimidated by eating steak after surgery, you are not alone. For sure it’s scary to have something so dense and heavy! The biggest key with all solid meats is to … Continue reading "Slow Cooker Beef Fajitas"

Turkey Meatball Soup

Steph Wagner

January 13, 2020

Turkey Meatball Soup     Turkey meatball soup for the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker   A note about soup after weight loss surgery If you are thinking to yourself “I thought I wasn’t supposed to have soup after bariatric surgery?” I would say that you aren’t wrong. You might also be thinking, I wasn’t … Continue reading "Turkey Meatball Soup"

Baked Blackened Chicken

Steph Wagner

January 10, 2020

Baked Blackened Chicken   Assortment of seasonings to keep flavor in your baked chicken   Chicken after bariatric surgery Most post-ops find their biggest struggle with chicken is to make sure it doesn’t get too dry. (By the way, small bite sizes are the biggest key to enjoying chicken! Oh, you already knew that?! Black … Continue reading "Baked Blackened Chicken"

Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

Steph Wagner

January 7, 2020

Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts     Crisp texture, great flavor for weight loss surgery friend side dish   Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts I found the original recipe on Pinterest on the website how2doketo.com and modified it to fit the bariatric diet. I don’t know about you but I tend to love brussels sprouts but not … Continue reading "Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts"