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"
Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaves and Roasted Broccoli One pan bariatric friendly dinner in 20 minutes Meatloaf usually takes a long time I have always really loved meatloaf. Not only are there almost 20 meatloaf recipes on Bariatric Food Coach, but it was the entree served at my wedding reception. It’s so good!!! There … Continue reading "Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaves and Roasted Broccoli"
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"
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"
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. Barbecue, cheddar and ground beef meatballs for great flavor and a protein focused meal! Makes approximately 16 meatballs.
Mexican Stuffed Peppers with Cauliflower Rice Ground Beef and Cauliflower Rice stuffed in Sweet Peppers Stuffing Vegetables with Protein Recipes like this Mexican Stuffed Pepper with Cauliflower rice are awesome because they utilize stuffing a vegetable with protein is PERFECT for weight loss surgery patients. You can get all the flavors from the meats and … Continue reading "Mexican Stuffed Peppers with Cauliflower Rice"
Oven Roasted Vegetables Oven roasted bell pepper, carrots, zucchini, mushrooms Why are oven roasted vegetables so tasty? I have for sure met my fair share of picky vegetable refusing patients in my ten years of being a bariatric dietitian. Many would attribute their pickiness to struggling with staying on a healthy diet. They expect … Continue reading "Oven Roasted Vegetables"
Almond Crusted Pork Chops Almond Crusted Pork Chops: pork coated in dijon mustard, parmesan cheese and chopped almonds Swapping breadcrumbs for cheese I have always love the trick of using grated parmesan cheese in place of breadcrumbs…it’s so genius! This is the main feature of these Almond Crusted Pork Chops. Whether it’s meatballs, meatloaf … Continue reading "Almond Crusted Pork Chops"
Easy Sunday Onion Meatloaf Low carb and bariatric friendly meatloaf that can be made quickly on a lazy Sunday (or any other day) For the love of meatloaf Meatloaf is one of my all time favorite dishes. Just how much do I love meatloaf? It was the main entree at our wedding buffet. I LOVE … Continue reading "Easy Sunday Onion Meatloaf"
Asian Baked Chicken Thighs Served over cauliflower rice I love the flavors of Asian foods but finding a low carb option can be tricky. Not to mention Asian cooking often feels like a more advanced level of cooking than the typical weeknight dinner! What I love most about these Asian Chicken Thighs is the use … Continue reading "Asian Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower Rice"