Creole Turkey Sausage and Peppers

Steph Wagner

October 18, 2018

Creole seasoned roasted sausage and vegetables.   A high protein and low carb WLS recipe with kick.  

Zucchini Turkey Burgers

Steph Wagner

September 12, 2018

Zucchini Turkey Burgers     I really love the texture that zucchini can provide a meat dish. You may already know, zucchini has a super high water content. Therefore, it usually needs to be squeezed out or “sweated” by sprinkling some salt on the zucchini and dabbing with paper towels. This is true if you … Continue reading "Zucchini Turkey Burgers"

Basil Tomato Tossed Side Salad

Steph Wagner

November 9, 2017

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

Steph Wagner

November 7, 2017

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

Steph Wagner

October 31, 2017

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

Steph Wagner

October 26, 2017

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"

Hummus Crusted Pork Tenderloin

Steph Wagner

October 21, 2017

Hummus Crusted Pork Tenderloin This recipe can also be found in my cookbook!  BEST FORK FORWARD: Everyday Dinners After Weight Loss Surgery Many of my WLS patients ask me where hummus falls into the bariatric diet. Is it a protein? Does that count? Such a great question. I treat hummus as a “fat” source on … Continue reading "Hummus Crusted Pork Tenderloin"