Beefy BBQ Chili

Steph Wagner

February 3, 2021

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

Steph Wagner

January 15, 2021

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"

Quick Beef and Vegetable Stoup

Steph Wagner

December 4, 2020

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

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"

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

August 12, 2020

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"

Sour Cream and Onion Burgers

Steph Wagner

May 18, 2020

Sour Cream and Onion Burgers     Grilled burger patties inspired by ‘sour cream and onion’ flavors   A balance between great moisture without falling apart That is the trick with these Sour Cream and Onion Burgers. They are an awesome bariatric friendly recipe because they are moist and flavorful helping you to not miss … Continue reading "Sour Cream and Onion Burgers"

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 on … Continue reading "Hamburger Cups"

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"