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 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"
Sheet Pan Salmon and Brussel Sprouts
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 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 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"
Roasted Turkey Spinach Bowl
Cauliflower Rice Salmon Bowl with Feta Yogurt Dip Ever since the creation of cauliflower rice STEAMER BAGS I have been having a lot of fun creating “rice” dishes can be made super quickly and don’t have the high carbohdyrate content of actual rice. Even brown rice is very carb rich. Also, because of the “swelling” … Continue reading "Cauliflower Rice Salmon Bowl with Feta Yogurt Dip"
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 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"