Pan Roasted Sweet Peppers Oh my goodness sweet mini peppers are just so great. I have used them for so many low carb and WLS friendly meals…anything from Bell Pepper Nachoes to a quick stovetop dinner of Philly Cheesesteak Chicken! I love keeping them in the house for a snack. I have been known to … Continue reading "Pan Roasted Sweet Peppers"
Salad Jar Weight Loss Surgery Lunch Ever since the “salad in a jar” craze came to be (thank you Pinterest!) I have always had fun putting together my salads for a Salad Jar – Weight Loss Surgery Lunch . Although, I still don’t always use the jar but it does feel more fun :) In … Continue reading "Salad Jar – Weight Loss Surgery Lunch"
Oven Roasted Cherry Tomatoes There are so many things to love about cherry tomatoes! Could they be any more bariatric sized?! They are perfect for a small portion! I love using cherry tomatoes as a simple side to pair with cheese but it also has endless possibilities when it comes to a quick dish. I’ll … Continue reading "Oven Roasted Cherry Tomatoes"
Tropical Tomato Salsa Bariatric surgery patient or not, having recipes that bring FLAVOR into your meals is so important to staying on track with a lower carbohydrate lifestyle. That’s why I love throwing together fresh salsas!! I use a lot of cherry tomatoes to put together salsa or fresh tomato toppings for chicken, beef … Continue reading "Tropical Tomato Salsa"
Basil Tomato Tossed Side Salad This bariatric friendly salad is full of fresh flavors and a fast recipe to enhance any lean protein entree! This is the recipe for the amazing Lemon Vinaigrette – highly recommend taking the time to make this for your salad! But if you are short on time you can certainly … Continue reading "Basil Tomato Tossed Side Salad"
Parmesan Zucchini Chips There are two ingredients I use a LOT to create bariatric friendly recipes: zucchini and grated parmesan cheese. Let’s talk a moment about the beauty of zucchini- I love how versatile this low carb, low calorie vegetable can be! Many people have tried to zucchini noodle (“zoodle”) approach which I love. I … Continue reading "Parmesan Zucchini Chips"
Honey Mustard Roasted Brussel Sprouts Bariatric surgery patient or not….the hunt for healthy vegetable side dishes that aren’t canned green beans is a real struggle. I love adding vegetables to my protein entree but doesn’t it feel like all the energy goes into the entree that you don’t really want to make a whole other recipe for … Continue reading "Honey Mustard Roasted Brussel Sprouts"
Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing Weight Loss Surgery patients can never have enough options when it comes to flavor blends. The diet can get boring focusing on lean protein and vegetables without some KICK, some SPICE, some EXCITEMENT! Lemon may not sound like the most exciting flavor in the world…but oh my goodness…can it change EVERYTHING … Continue reading "Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing"
Cauliflower Mini Pizza After weight loss surgery, you have to get creative in how to enjoy the flavors of pizza without the troubles of pizza. Sure you can have the toppings and, on occasion, that’s probably fine. Of course the higher fat content is just that…high fat…and could cause stomach upset aside from extra … Continue reading "Cauliflower Mini Pizza"
Green Enchilada Black Bean Puree Find other pureed recipes like this on the Pureed Diet Meal Plan for Members! Also, check out this video with tips for how to succeed in the Pureed Diet Phase. Wishing you all my best in your road to recovery and the losers bench! – Steph