Turkey Pesto Meatballs and Zucchini Noodles Lean ground turkey and fresh pesto make these delicious Turkey Pesto Meatballs Why Grated Parmesan Cheese is my favorite pantry staple Years ago when I started working in a Bariatric Surgery Clinic I learned from the dietitian I work alongside to use Grated Parmesan Cheese instead of breadcrumbs … Continue reading "Turkey Pesto Meatballs and Zucchini Noodles"
Almond Dijon Chicken Bake Simple four ingredient bariatric friendly recipe with almonds and dijon on baked chicken Keeping baked chicken moist In the day and age of Air Fryers and Instant Pots, sometimes a baked chicken recipe gets overlooked. Don’t overlook this Almond Dijon Chicken Bake! :) Don’t get me wrong, I love all … Continue reading "Almond Dijon Chicken Bake"
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.
Membership includes 500+ Bariatric Recipes, Meal Plans, Educational Video Courses, Baritastic Connection and Private Online Community 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 … 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"