Barbecue Chicken Kebabs

Steph Wagner

March 10, 2020

Barbecue Chicken Kebabs     High protein weight loss surgery recipe on the grill   Why I like this for bariatric surgery patients Whenever I am putting together a new recipe, I am always putting it through a filter of a handful of things. The nutrition profile (protein focused, not containing starchy ingredients, mindful of … Continue reading "Barbecue Chicken Kebabs"

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 … Continue reading "Hamburger Cups"

Queso Chicken Chili

Steph Wagner

February 19, 2020

Queso Chicken Chili Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker recipe for a healthy spin on a blend of queso cheese dip and white chicken chili   Making it creamy without the fat My favorite trick about this Queso Chicken Chili recipe is how to make it creamy without extra cream and cheese. You might be surprised … Continue reading "Queso Chicken Chili"

Shredded Barbecue Chicken

Steph Wagner

February 16, 2020

Shredded Barbecue Chicken   Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker recipe for shredded barbecue chicken   Savory, sweet and slightly tangy I’ve made several version of shredded barbecue chicken often times using a bottled barbecue sauce. This recipe includes lots of simple household ingredients and I really enjoyed this creation of different flavors. The worcestershire sauce … Continue reading "Shredded Barbecue Chicken"

Skillet Roasted Carrots

Steph Wagner

February 12, 2020

Skillet Roasted Carrots Bariatric friendly vegetable side dish, carrots roasted on the stove top   Soft cooked with extra flavor So far I have made these Skillet Roasted Carrots three times, I am a big fan! Steamed carrots have always been a go to vegetable in my meal plans. They have great flavor on their … Continue reading "Skillet Roasted Carrots"

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"

Baked Blackened Chicken

Steph Wagner

January 10, 2020

Baked Blackened Chicken   Assortment of seasonings to keep flavor in your baked chicken   Chicken after bariatric surgery Most post-ops find their biggest struggle with chicken is to make sure it doesn’t get too dry. (By the way, small bite sizes are the biggest key to enjoying chicken! Oh, you already knew that?! Black … Continue reading "Baked Blackened Chicken"

Barbecue Cheddar Meatballs

Steph Wagner

December 30, 2019

  Note: This recipe was updated on August 7th, 2019 after reviews suggested changes for texture. Recipe was re-tested and adapted for better quality results. Print Recipe 5 from 2 votes Barbecue Cheddar Meatballs Barbecue, cheddar and ground beef meatballs for great flavor and a protein focused meal! Makes approximately 16 meatballs. Prep Time10 minsCook … Continue reading "Barbecue Cheddar Meatballs"

Air Fryer Steak and Mushrooms

Steph Wagner

December 27, 2019

Air Fryer Steak and Mushrooms Air Fryer Steak and Mushrooms, high protein bariatric friendly recipe   Does steak scare you? Many a weight loss surgery patient feels intimidated by steak! If you’ve had an experience of having food feel heavy, getting stuck or just plain hurting, steak may seem scary. Other patients prefer steak! Chicken … Continue reading "Air Fryer Steak and Mushrooms"

Kickin Chipotle Beef Burgers

Steph Wagner

December 3, 2019

Kickin Chipotle Beef Burger Low-carb, high protein and dairy free bariatric recipe   How spicy is it? These¬†Kickin Chipotle Beef Burger do have some kick. If you’re wondering just¬†how spicy I think they would be a 2.5 on a scale of 1 to 5. That’s a very made up number, however, as someone who can … Continue reading "Kickin Chipotle Beef Burgers"