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 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"
White Enchilada Stuffed Peppers Bariatric friendly, high in protein and low in carbohydrates White Enchilada Stuffed Peppers or Zucchinis! A few (or more) years ago I made White Enchilada Zucchini Boats and my husband and I loved them. Then I forgot about them. Like you do. Even back then I remember thinking I should … Continue reading "White Enchilada Stuffed Peppers"
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"
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”"
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"
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"
Almond Dijon Chicken Bake Simple four ingredient bariatric friendly recipe with almonds and dijon on baked chicken Keeping baked chicken moist In the day and age of Air Fryers and Instant Pots, sometimes a baked chicken recipe gets overlooked. Don’t overlook this Almond Dijon Chicken Bake! :) Don’t get me wrong, I love all … Continue reading "Almond Dijon Chicken Bake"
Chicken Parmesan Zucchini Boats Bariatric friendly recipe for parmesan marinara chicken baked in a zucchini boat I really love recipes that allow me to bake a lean and solid protein into a vegetable. It’s a double whammy! These Parmesan Chicken Zucchini Boats fit that description perfectly. Bariatric patients find a lot of variety in … Continue reading "Chicken Parmesan Zucchini Boats"
Split Chicken Breasts Shredded Taco Chicken using Split Chicken Breast At the time I made this recipe, Split Chicken Breasts were highly available at Aldi (delivered to me through InstaCart). I posted a blog about meat shortages and grocery delivery updates the other day that can be found here. As we have … Continue reading "Split Chicken Breasts, Taco Chicken"