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"
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 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 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"
Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada “Stoup” High in protein, thick like chili: Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada Stoup A word adopted from Rachael Ray: Stoup If at any point you followed Rachael Ray you may have heard her coin a few made up words in the kitchen. My favorite of all being stoup which means it’s a … Continue reading "Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada “Stoup”"