Harvest Chicken Stew

Steph Wagner

September 4, 2020

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"

Harvest Beef Stew

Steph Wagner


Harvest Beef Stew Slow Cooker or Instant Pot, this Harvest Beef Stew is packed with protein and flavor   Beef after weight loss surgery Post-op bariatric surgery patients are sometimes hesitant to go for beef dishes after surgery. Thick pieces of stew meat, like this Harvest Beef Stew, can be intimidating! Beef is dense and … Continue reading "Harvest Beef Stew"

Chicken Parmesan Zucchini Boats

Steph Wagner

July 8, 2020

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"

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"

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"

Turkey Meatball Soup

Steph Wagner

January 13, 2020

Turkey Meatball Soup     Turkey meatball soup for the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker   A note about soup after weight loss surgery If you are thinking to yourself “I thought I wasn’t supposed to have soup after bariatric surgery?” I would say that you aren’t wrong. You might also be thinking, I wasn’t … Continue reading "Turkey Meatball Soup"