Jalapeño Popper Chicken

Steph Wagner MS, RDN

March 12, 2024

This recipe brings in the flavors of Jalapeño Poppers with turkey bacon, pickled jalapeño and 2% colby jack Cheese. The topping is mixed and spread over chicken and baked for a fun combination of flavors. Chicken is a great source of protein and can be recreated into a variety of fun flavors! No need to … Continue reading "Jalapeño Popper Chicken"

Nacho Chicken Chili

Steph Wagner MS, RDN

November 28, 2023

Nacho Chicken Chili Updated November 2023 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 … Continue reading "Nacho Chicken Chili"

Chicken and Avocado Mash – Bariatric Pureed/Soft Diet

Steph Wagner MS, RDN

November 1, 2023

Chicken and Avocado Mash updated November 2023 Bariatric Pureed/Soft Diet This Chicken Avocado Mash is a fantastic introduction of flavor and texture on your pureed or soft bariatric phase of the diet after weight loss surgery. I’m excited for you to get to try something new and exciting! Happy “back to eating!” Now let’s review a few things … Continue reading "Chicken and Avocado Mash – Bariatric Pureed/Soft Diet"

Italian Chicken Roll Ups

Steph Wagner MS, RDN

December 14, 2022

Italian Chicken Roll Ups Bariatric friendly recipe high in protein and easy weeknight meal   Italian Chicken Roll Ups – bariatric friendly Be sure and add these Italian Chicken Roll Ups on your post-op friendly menu! If you enjoy it, add it to your list of go-to recipes! Keeping meats moist Baking chicken in marinara … Continue reading "Italian Chicken Roll Ups"

Pineapple Mexi Shredded Chicken

Steph Wagner MS, RDN

August 8, 2022

Pineapple Mexi Shredded Chicken   Easy Bariatric protein recipe for shredded chicken with pineapple, salsa verde and lime juice     Chicken, when done right is a powerful post-op friend Chicken can be so boring. Or it can be really dry. Or it hits too heavy. But. Chicken is also really filling and protein packed … Continue reading "Pineapple Mexi Shredded Chicken"

Creamy Cilantro Chicken Wraps

Steph Wagner MS, RDN

July 25, 2022

Creamy Cilantro Chicken Wraps Bariatric lunch or dinner with shredded chicken, cilantro avocado dressing   Cook chicken once, shred and add different toppings for different nights! The Creamy Cilantro dressing used in this recipe is one of my favorites and great news, I bought it at Walmart. Sure every region will differ but my hope … Continue reading "Creamy Cilantro Chicken Wraps"

Chicken Bacon Ranch Protein Bowl

Steph Wagner MS, RDN

July 28, 2021

Chicken Bacon Ranch Protein Bowl     Bariatric friendly protein bowl using diced chicken, turkey bacon, Greek yogurt, seasonings and cheese For a recipe packed with protein, use a package of turkey bacon and a pound of chicken! That is one way to take the protein content to the next level. Bariatric surgery patients have … Continue reading "Chicken Bacon Ranch Protein Bowl"

Pesto Chicken Stir Fry

Steph Wagner MS, RDN

April 7, 2021

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"