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"
Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaves and Roasted Broccoli One pan bariatric friendly dinner in 20 minutes Meatloaf usually takes a long time I have always really loved meatloaf. Not only are there almost 20 meatloaf recipes on Bariatric Food Coach, but it was the entree served at my wedding reception. It’s so good!!! There … Continue reading "Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaves and Roasted Broccoli"
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 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 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 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 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 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"
Kale Shrimp Caesar Salad Bariatric friendly kale salad with familiar flavors of shrimp and caesar dressing There are so many things to love about shrimp recipes, in my humble opinion. It’s a lean protein – so it’s filling without the fat content. It’s super fast to cook – hallelujah. It’s very adaptable the … Continue reading "Kale Shrimp Caesar Salad"