Pesto Grilled Shrimp and Squash Shrimp is a wonderful bariatric protein source! So fast and easy to cook with several options to flavor it with. Many patients do well with the texture of shrimp…as long as it keeps them full enough! More dense protein sources like beef and chicken breast can be hard to “fit … Continue reading "Pesto Grilled Shrimp and Squash"
Jalapeno Chili Lime Turkey Burger Turkey burgers are one of my FAVORITE weight loss surgery recipes! It’s not even because it’s ground turkey. In fact, I’m of the mindset that it matters more how lean your meat is compared to WHICH meat it is. A ground beef can be 97% lean and a ground turkey could … Continue reading "Jalapeno Chili Lime Turkey Burger"
Marinated Teriyaki Stovetop Chicken The weight loss surgery diet can get so boring and mundane. The idea of just chicken is not appealing, to anyone, but it is one of the best lean protein sources that yields weight loss results! Patients are often looking for ways to keep chicken moist and to keep it flavorful. … Continue reading "Marinated Teriyaki Stovetop Chicken"
Thin Sliced Grilled Steaks After the Bariatric liquid, pureed and soft diets are behind you, you might be ready to start considering beef and even, dare I say, steak?? Along with this recipe, for very thin sliced steaks, another recipes to try these Tasty Tiny Steak Bites as a way to start very small and … Continue reading "Thin Sliced Grilled Steaks"
Paprika Yogurt Chicken Skewers I’ve always loved kebabs….for some reason they are so much more fun and elightful than just grilled chicken breast! Perhaps it’s the colors or the pretty display of smaller pieces of meat stacked together. You can add veggies so easily and create beautiful colors of marinated meats and veggies! Shrimp, steak, … Continue reading "Paprika Yogurt Chicken Skewers"
Black Bean Beef Burger If you’ve had baraitric surgery and you are past the pureed and soft phases of the diet – I’m guess you’ve often looked to burgers for a high protein meal. Why wouldn’t you? So easy to make and the flavors can vary hundreds of ways! In fact, in this post … Continue reading "Black Bean Beef Burger"
Chimichurri Grilled Chicken Kebabs I’ve always loved kebabs….for some reason they are so much more fun and elightful than just grilled chicken breast! Perhaps it’s the colors or the pretty display of smaller pieces of meat stacked together. You can add veggies so easily and create beautiful colors of marinated meats and veggies! Shrimp, … Continue reading "Chimichurri Grilled Chicken Kebabs"
Aloha Hawaiian Burger It’s mid May as I write this and that means one thing. The beginning of burger season. Aloha Hawaiian Burger! A fantastic weight loss surgery recipe. For bariatric patients, burgers are protein GOLD. You can make them 101 different ways with ground turkey, beef or chicken (and even shrimp or salmon) …make them … Continue reading "Aloha Hawaiian Burger – Weight Loss Surgery Recipe"
Grilled Asparagus There are so many reasons to loved grilled asparagus…but the best of all is that you can add it to the grill when you’re making burgers, chicken or steaks! Just a few fresh ingredients and no extra time to have a delicious side dish with your entree. As always, remember to have two … Continue reading "Grilled Asparagus"
Barbecue Chicken and Veggies Foil Pack What’s even better than a “one pot dinner?” A FOIL PACK dinner! You don’t even have to clean ONE pot! Aha! Plus when the weather is nice, you get to be outside for a moment and not use the kitchen (much)! I love foil pack meals. All your meats … Continue reading "Barbecue Chicken and Veggies Foil Pack"