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"
Flank Steak with Roasted Tomatoes and Onions I just LOVE the flavors of roasted tomatoes and onions. Powerful flavor with a little bit of crunch in the onions. Weight-loss surgery patients are always looking for a new and exciting flavor change in their meats and veggies. Layer these roasted tomatoes and onions over a delicious … Continue reading "Flank Steak with Roasted Tomatoes and Onions"
Foil pack dinners are so great! As I post this, it’s summertime. The window is open. The sun is out longer each day. The grill is working double time for all our meals. I’ve used foil packs for chicken, fish and even beef. This is perfect for weight-loss surgery patients because your meats and veggies … Continue reading "BBQ Pineapple Chicken Foil Pack"
Kraft Foods has always been a great resource for me when it come to great meal ideas. I love getting their magazine in the mail and sorting through what I can make fit the bariatric diet. Recently I saw their recipe for Grilled Rainbow Chicken Kebabs. While this recipe sounds amazing itself, it was the … Continue reading "Rainbow Steak Kebabs – Bariatric Recipes"
It’s amazing what a new seasoning can do in your life. I recently bought Greek Seasoning from The Pampered Chef® ($4.50) and coated chicken prior to grilling. A unique and refreshing mix of flavors…and a great change of pace for grilled chicken. To take it to the next level, I decided to make a topenade … Continue reading "Greek Grilled Chicken & Olive Salsa – WLS Recipes"
Sometimes a juicy hamburger patty is all you really want. Okay…fine…sometimes a juicy hamburger patty is all I really want. I truly don’t miss eating my burgers with a bun but I do still love a stuffed burger patty. The most important part of this recipe is sticking with the lowest fat ingredients possible. Don’t skimp…be sure to buy … Continue reading "Turkey Bacon, Onion & Cheddar Stuffed Burgers"
If you happen to subscribe to Rachael Ray’s Magazine “Every Day with Rachael Ray” then you will probably recognize a few of the recipes I post this week :) For me, the magazines are hit or miss…but when they hit…they hit! This months edition included a small pamphlet focusing on grilling out. Many of the … Continue reading "Spiced Yogurt Marinated Chicken – WLS Recipes"
Sometimes I find it’s the simplest meals that are sometimes the tastiest. I’m not sure if simplified meals allow the flavors to truly shine….or if I’m just happy with myself for finding a really easy meal . No matter how you cut it, this meal is awesome. I used a traditional turkey bacon because that’s … Continue reading "Turkey Bacon Chicken Pinwheels – WLS Recipe"
It’s burger season ya’ll!!! This recipe is a great twist on a turkey burger with very little effort. The key is to buy Italian Turkey Sausage (uncooked) and use it to create the patties. I buy mine at Aldi when they are not yet cooked, but they are in casing. I can cut the casing … Continue reading "Italian Sausage Turkey Burger – Bariatric Recipes"
Fajita Turkey Burger – Bariatric Recipes Burgers are a fantastic meal option for post-bariatric surgery patients! Packed with protein and flavor this meal will fill you up after Gastric Sleeve, Bypass or Banding surgery and leave you full and satisfied for hours. Which means better weight loss results! Take small bites, eat slowly and stop at … Continue reading "Fajita Turkey Burger – Bariatric Recipes"