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"

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"

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

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"

Grilled Balsamic Chicken

Steph Wagner

May 5, 2020

Grilled Balsamic Chicken   Simple and bold flavor for basic grilled chicken with balsamic glaze   It’s Springtime here in Kansas City which means my grill is my means of cooking that majority of our dinners. This Grilled Balsamic Chicken is a friend of mine because I can batch cooking chicken, pork and hamburger patties … Continue reading "Grilled Balsamic Chicken"