Classic Taco Salad with Ground Turkey An easy post-op WLS friendly lunch or dinner I have to admit, sometimes I hesitate to post such a simple recipe for a classic taco salad. I think to myself, everyone already knows this easy meal idea. This is nothing new. So why am I sitting here … Continue reading "Classic Taco Salad"
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 those … Continue reading "Carrot Apple Slaw"
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"
Bariatric Friendly Chocolate Covered Strawberries WLS Friends….I’ll be honest. I love sweets. Oh, but I also I love salty. Chips or brownies…doesn’t matter. The trick for me? Don’t have them around. Find better options and eventually I stop thinking of the poor options. Truly! If you’ve kept sugars and starches out of your diet for an extended … Continue reading "Bariatric Friendly Chocolate Covered Strawberries"
Frozen Peanut Butter Bites WLS Friends….I’ll be honest. I love sweets. Oh, but I also I love salty. Chips or brownies…doesn’t matter. The trick for me? Don’t have them around. Find better options and eventually I stop thinking of the poor options. Truly! If you’ve kept sugars and starches out of your diet for an … Continue reading "Frozen Peanut Butter Bites"
Paprika Yogurt Chicken Skewers I’ve always loved kebabs….for some reason they are so much more fun and elightful than just grilled chicken breast! Perhaps it’s the colors or the pretty display of smaller pieces of meat stacked together. You can add veggies so easily and create beautiful colors of marinated meats and veggies! Shrimp, steak, … Continue reading "Paprika Yogurt Chicken Skewers"
Smoked Salmon Pate – Bariatric Pureed Diet Recipe! If you’re reading this post…you’re probably about the embark on a Bariatric Pureed Diet. And this is what I’d like to say… You get to eat food again!!!!!! Okay, I know. The Pureed Diet is NOT the most appealing of diets. In fact, in my own practice … Continue reading "Smoked Salmon Pate – Bariatric Pureed Diet"
Pumpkin Whip Bariatric Pumpkin Sweet Treat Needing a new Bariatric Friendly sweet treat?! This pumpkin whip is perfect for the Fall and holidays when you want a light treat but want to stay on track. Keeping healthy alternatives in your house when the sweet tooth kicks in is essential to keep on track with your … Continue reading "Pumpkin Whip"
If you find yourself needing a sweet treat in the evening, but you don’t want to totally blow the bank…combining these two simple ingredients can give you just the fix you need. This recipe can also be made using Vanilla, Strawberry or other protein powder flavors! Print Recipe Chocolate Protein Pudding Votes: 27 Rating: 4 … Continue reading "Chocolate Protein Pudding"
For the month of December I enrolled myself in a wellness/weight-loss challenge. I needed a push to stay focused in the holiday months, and it seemed like a great way to stay motivated! More on that later. BUT, in effort to see weight-loss, I took my carb level down a bit more than my normal. … Continue reading "Jalapeño Popper Chili (No Beans)"