Pesto Shrimp with Summer Squash

Steph Wagner

August 1, 2018

Pesto Shrimp with Summer Squash   Fresh flavors, protein focused, bariatric friendly recipe Okay post-op friends. I’ve got another great shrimp recipe for you! I love the flavors in this recipe – the pesto and my favorite seasonings for sure. I also really love the texture. I’m a fan of summer squash with a little … Continue reading "Pesto Shrimp with Summer Squash"

Carrot Apple Slaw

Steph Wagner

June 5, 2018

Carrot Apple Slaw for Weight Loss Surgery Patients   Lower in fat and sugar than traditional Carrot Apple Slaw I’ve always loved the traditional Carrot Apple Slaw you often see at summer cookouts and barbecues. Fresh and crunchy and feels healthier than crunchy potato chips or all the creamy potato or macaroni salads. After Bariatric Surgery … Continue reading "Carrot Apple Slaw"

Spicy Fish Taco Salad

Steph Wagner

March 1, 2018

Spicy Fish Taco Salad   Truth be told this “fish taco salad” is more like a slaw in the texture…but it is tasty! The ingredient list is longer than most of my recipes on FoodCoach.Me but I promise they are primarily seasonings that you either have or have heard of! Fish is a fantastic protein … Continue reading "Spicy Fish Taco Salad"

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Steph Wagner

February 13, 2018

Roasted Cauliflower Salad Cauliflower has become quite the bariatric surgery diet companion in recent years! I, myself, have never been a fan of cauliflower. I find it flavorless and strange in texture.  I feel it’s the last vegetable to leave a veggie tray on purpose. Although many recipes have gotten creative with how to use … Continue reading "Roasted Cauliflower Salad"

Vegetable Ribbon Salad

Steph Wagner

February 8, 2018

Vegetable Ribbon Salad   After weight loss surgery it can be hard to find new and exciting side dishes to pair with your protein! Many patients end up with only the protein or they might throw a can of green beans on the side. Getting “stuck in a rut” can apply to anything. Exercise. Protein meals. … Continue reading "Vegetable Ribbon Salad"

Sweet Baby Carrots

Steph Wagner

January 16, 2018

Sweet Baby Carrots Here’s a bariatric friendly side dish that is almost too easy that I forgot to share! Some recipes are so second nature to my that it doesn’t even cross my mind to make it a blog post. Some of you will be bored with how simple this post is…no problem. I have … Continue reading "Sweet Baby Carrots"

Sautéed Garlic Mushrooms

Steph Wagner

December 19, 2017

Sautéed Garlic Mushrooms This recipe can also be found in my cookbook!  BEST FORK FORWARD: Everyday Dinners After Weight Loss Surgery I’ve always felt like mushrooms were a total food controversy. Food controversy is a made up phrase (by yours truly) for foods that people LOVE or HATE. Think cottage cheese. Cilantro. Avocado. These foods … Continue reading "Sautéed Garlic Mushrooms"