Chicken Bacon Ranch Protein Bowl

Steph Wagner

July 28, 2021

Chicken Bacon Ranch Protein Bowl     Bariatric friendly protein bowl using diced chicken, turkey bacon, Greek yogurt, seasonings and cheese For a recipe packed with protein, use a package of turkey bacon and a pound of chicken! That is one way to take the protein content to the next level. Bariatric surgery patients have … Continue reading "Chicken Bacon Ranch Protein Bowl"

Pesto Chicken Stir Fry

Steph Wagner

April 7, 2021

Pesto Chicken Stir Fry   Pesto Marinated chicken with zucchini and diced tomatoes   It all started with testing meal box companies You may know I’ve been working through different boxed meal companies to see what might fit for bariatric surgery patients. To date, Freshly has been the most promising. You can read the full … Continue reading "Pesto Chicken Stir Fry"

Classic Stuffed Peppers Skillet

Steph Wagner

January 15, 2021

Classic Stuffed Peppers Skillet   Chopped peppers with ground beef, tomatoes for a bariatric friendly skillet dinner   So many variations for stuffed peppers I have always been a fan of stuffing veggies with a lean protein. Zucchini boats and stuffed peppers are some of my favorite meals! You can vary the flavor profile easily … Continue reading "Classic Stuffed Peppers Skillet"

Quick Beef and Vegetable Stoup

Steph Wagner

December 4, 2020

Quick Beef and Vegetable Stoup Two ingredients for an in a pinch Beef Vegetable “Stoup” Why didn’t I think of that? Years ago when visiting my husband family, my Mother in Law made a big pot of delicious soup. I could not believe it when she told me she just bought vegetable soup cans and … Continue reading "Quick Beef and Vegetable Stoup"

Turkey and Zucchini Stir Fry

Steph Wagner

October 19, 2020

Turkey and Zucchini Stir Fry Bariatric friendly easy weeknight meal using ground turkey and zucchini is a simple stir fry   When I feel I am at the cusp of getting stuck in a rut with recipes and cooking, stir fry tends to be a great way to change up my rhythm. For whatever reason, … Continue reading "Turkey and Zucchini Stir Fry"

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"

Barbecue Beef Fajitas

Steph Wagner

August 28, 2020

Barbecue Beef Fajitas       Thinly sliced sirloin steak make quick work of these barbecue beef fajitas   Bariatric patients and steak Understandably, many post-op weight loss surgery patients are intimidated by steak. You might feel hesitation about these barbecue beef fajitas! They have started out with mushy food and soft things and slowly … Continue reading "Barbecue Beef Fajitas"

Grilled Balsamic Chicken

Steph Wagner

May 5, 2020

Grilled Balsamic Chicken   Simple and bold flavor for basic grilled chicken with balsamic glaze   It’s Springtime here in Kansas City which means my grill is my means of cooking that majority of our dinners. This Grilled Balsamic Chicken is a friend of mine because I can batch cooking chicken, pork and hamburger patties … Continue reading "Grilled Balsamic Chicken"

Simple Pork Stir Fry

Steph Wagner

April 2, 2020

Simple Pork Stir Fry   3 ingredients for simple and delicious and simple pork stir fry Freezer friendly and fast These days I find myself buying lots of great quality food but without a plan of what I am going to make with it. This simple pork stir fry came out of a quick look … Continue reading "Simple Pork Stir Fry"