Beefy BBQ Chili Beefy BBQ Chili: full of protein, full of flavor Chili is a bariatric patients friend I am all about chili when it comes to weight loss surgery meals. They pack the ultimate protein punch! Plus flavor! Plus you can freeze and reheat later! I mean…so many great things about chili. … Continue reading "Beefy BBQ Chili"
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"
Quick Beef and Vegetable Stoup Two ingredients for an in a pinch Beef Vegetable “Stoup” Why didn’t I think of that? Years ago when visiting my husband family, my Mother in Law made a big pot of delicious soup. I could not believe it when she told me she just bought vegetable soup cans and … Continue reading "Quick Beef and Vegetable Stoup"
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 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 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"
Bariatric Friendly “Crack Chicken” A “recipe redux” makeover for creamy pulled chicken, often called Crack Chicken Have you seen recipes for “Crack Chicken” on Pinterest? What a great name. Who doesn’t want to click on that and find out what it is? This recipe often calls for cream cheese and bacon which of course makes … Continue reading "Bariatric Friendly “Crack Chicken”"
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 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"