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"
Crockpot Classic Meatloaf Classic flavored meatloaf made simply in a Crockpot (slow cooker) It is no secret around here that I am a big fan of meatloaf recipes. My husband even chose that as our entree to serve at our wedding and it was amazing! While I have been known to get creative … Continue reading "Crockpot Classic Meatloaf"
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"
Bariatric Friendly “Crack Chicken” A “recipe redux” makeover for creamy pulled chicken, often called Crack Chicken Have you seen recipes for “Crack Chicken” on Pinterest? What a great name. Who doesn’t want to click on that and find out what it is? This recipe often calls for cream cheese and bacon which of course makes … Continue reading "Bariatric Friendly “Crack Chicken”"
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"
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"
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 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"
Split Chicken Breasts Shredded Taco Chicken using Split Chicken Breast At the time I made this recipe, Split Chicken Breasts were highly available at Aldi (delivered to me through InstaCart). I posted a blog about meat shortages and grocery delivery updates the other day that can be found here. As we have … Continue reading "Split Chicken Breasts, Taco Chicken"
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"