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"

Nacho Chicken Chili

Steph Wagner

November 11, 2020

Nacho Chicken Chili Instant Pot or Crockpot Recipe for chicken chili with nacho flavors Nacho Chicken Chili, add toppings for extra fun There really is no shortage of chili options. Not only for ground beef or turkey but even in the world of chicken chili! This Nacho Chicken Chili is another way to change the … Continue reading "Nacho Chicken Chili"

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"

Pumpkin Pie Spice Coffee

Steph Wagner

September 16, 2020

Pumpkin Pie Spice Coffee     Zero calorie bariatric friendly coffee with pumpkin pie spice Do you dream of pumpkin spice the moment the weather turns to cool Fall temps? There is a reason there are t-shirts about addictions to pumpkin pie spice. Whether it’s the scent of a candle, a baked good or a … Continue reading "Pumpkin Pie Spice Coffee"

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"

Barbecue Beef Fajitas

Steph Wagner

August 28, 2020

Barbecue Beef Fajitas       Thinly sliced sirloin steak make quick work of these barbecue beef fajitas   Bariatric patients and steak Understandably, many post-op weight loss surgery patients are intimidated by steak. You might feel hesitation about these barbecue beef fajitas! They have started out with mushy food and soft things and slowly … Continue reading "Barbecue Beef Fajitas"

Harvest Beef Stew

Steph Wagner


Harvest Beef Stew Slow Cooker or Instant Pot, this Harvest Beef Stew is packed with protein and flavor   Beef after weight loss surgery Post-op bariatric surgery patients are sometimes hesitant to go for beef dishes after surgery. Thick pieces of stew meat, like this Harvest Beef Stew, can be intimidating! Beef is dense and … Continue reading "Harvest Beef Stew"

Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad

Steph Wagner

August 4, 2020

Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad   Great for prepped weight loss surgery lunch or a fresh Summer dinner   I love this Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad so much. Recently we had a friend from church have a surgery and I signed up for the meal train. When they mentioned they try to focus on healthy meals, … Continue reading "Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad"