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"
Hot Sausage with Peppers Bowl Bariatric friendly recipe for the slow cooker or pressure cooker using hot turkey sausage Let’s cut to the chase, where do you find hot turkey sausage? I always hesitate to share a recipe if an ingredient might have limited availability. I realize some of you are in smaller towns … Continue reading "Hot Sausage with Peppers 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"
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 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 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 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"
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 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"