Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad

Steph Wagner

August 4, 2020

Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad   Great for prepped weight loss surgery lunch or a fresh Summer dinner   I love this Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad so much. Recently we had a friend from church have a surgery and I signed up for the meal train. When they mentioned they try to focus on healthy meals, … Continue reading "Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad"

Skillet Roasted Carrots

Steph Wagner

February 12, 2020

Skillet Roasted Carrots Bariatric friendly vegetable side dish, carrots roasted on the stove top   Soft cooked with extra flavor So far I have made these Skillet Roasted Carrots three times, I am a big fan! Steamed carrots have always been a go to vegetable in my meal plans. They have great flavor on their … Continue reading "Skillet Roasted Carrots"

Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

Steph Wagner

January 7, 2020

Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts     Crisp texture, great flavor for weight loss surgery friend side dish   Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts I found the original recipe on Pinterest on the website how2doketo.com and modified it to fit the bariatric diet. I don’t know about you but I tend to love brussels sprouts but not … Continue reading "Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts"

Grilled Vegetable Salad

Steph Wagner

November 6, 2019

Grilled Vegetable Salad Fresh asparagus, zucchini, tomato and mushrooms Stay on track with variety in veggies This Grilled Vegetable Salad is a great way to keep variety in your vegetables! I’ve always felt one of the biggest keys to long term success after bariatric surgery is to 1) plan ahead and 2) keep variety in … Continue reading "Grilled Vegetable Salad"

Turkey Sausage and Veggies Packet

Steph Wagner

November 1, 2019

Turkey Sausage and Veggies Packet Easy 4 ingredient meal on the grill   Cutting down on fat grams There is a reason this is Turkey Sausage and Veggies Packet instead of just sausage and veggies packet. The difference in fat grams is HUGE! If you didn’t know you can purchase pre-cooked turkey kielbasa sausage in … Continue reading "Turkey Sausage and Veggies Packet"

Oven Roasted Vegetables

Steph Wagner

July 30, 2019

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"

Beef and Ratatouille Skillet

Steph Wagner

April 22, 2019

Beef and Ratatouille Skillet Fresh eggplant, squash and tomatoes with lean ground beef   Adding protein to a classic vegetable dish This Beef and Ratatouille Skillet sure sounds fancy but it’s truly a classic vegetable dish that uses eggplant, yellow squash and a whole list of other vegetables and adds in lean ground beef. The … Continue reading "Beef and Ratatouille Skillet"

Chopped Broccoli Kale Salad

Steph Wagner

January 2, 2019

Print Recipe Chopped Broccoli Kale Salad Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Meal Plan: Select Course to Add: BreakfastLunchDinner This recipe has been added to your Meal Plan Course Vegetables Cuisine No Cook Prep Time 15 minutes Servings sevings MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 12 oz chopped broccoli fresh5 oz baby kale torn2 … Continue reading "Chopped Broccoli Kale Salad"

Classic Taco Salad

Steph Wagner

September 7, 2018

Classic Taco Salad with Ground Turkey An easy post-op WLS friendly lunch or dinner I have to admit, sometimes I hesitate to post such a simple recipe for a classic taco salad. I think to myself, everyone already knows this easy meal idea. This is nothing new. So why am I sitting here typing up … Continue reading "Classic Taco Salad"