Oven Baked Chicken Kebabs

Steph Wagner

December 7, 2017

Oven Baked Chicken Kebabs The post-op bariatric surgery diet is based on two primary focuses: protein and vegetables. The good news is…we have A LOT of variety with those two focuses! One great way to get a meal that balances protein and vegetables PLUS lots of flavor is to make kebabs. Chicken, steak, shrimp or … Continue reading "Oven Baked Chicken Kebabs"

Thin Sliced Grilled Steaks

Steph Wagner

October 19, 2017

Thin Sliced Grilled Steaks After the Bariatric liquid, pureed and soft diets are behind you, you might be ready to start considering beef and even, dare I say, steak?? Along with this recipe, for very thin sliced steaks, another recipes to try these Tasty Tiny Steak Bites as a way to start very small and very … Continue reading "Thin Sliced Grilled Steaks"

Black Bean Beef Burger

Steph Wagner

October 10, 2017

Black Bean Beef Burger If you’ve had baraitric surgery and you are past the pureed and soft phases of the diet – I’m guess you’ve often looked to burgers for a high protein meal. Why wouldn’t you? So easy to make and the flavors can vary hundreds of ways! In fact, in this post I … Continue reading "Black Bean Beef Burger"

Sautéed Ranch Bell Peppers

Steph Wagner

September 20, 2017

Sautéed Ranch Bell Peppers 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 "Sautéed Ranch Bell Peppers"

Pizza Eggs

Steph Wagner

August 25, 2017

Pizza Eggs I love pizza eggs! What a great way to make your eggs more egg-citing AND enjoy the flavor of pizza! This is such a quick recipe to put together. (If you need a refresher on tips for fluffy scrambled eggs, watch this video!) Add a little mozzarella and turkey pepperoni and enjoy the … Continue reading "Pizza Eggs"

Sweet and Smokey Steak Fajitas

Steph Wagner

August 18, 2017

Sweet and Smokey Steak Fajitas   You know what’s GREAT NEWS about fajitas? They’re bariatric friendly! Sure, you have to skip the tortilla and rice, but when the flavor is as good as this is…no problem. I’ve always loved fajitas. When I started living out a low-carb lifestyle my first year as a bariatric dietitian, I … Continue reading "Sweet and Smokey Steak Fajitas"

Barbecue Beef and Broccoli Bowl

Steph Wagner

August 8, 2017

Barbecue Beef and Broccoli Bowl   Weight-loss surgery patients…you will nearly laugh when you see how easy this recipes is. Are you ready? Essentially 3 ingredients + some salt and pepper and you have a DELICIOUS and HIGH PROTEIN dinner on your table. Viola! The perfect bariatric patient meal in just minutes. Steam a frozen … Continue reading "Barbecue Beef and Broccoli Bowl"

Feta Tomato Omelette

Steph Wagner

August 1, 2017

Feta Tomato Omelette Eggs are a very controversial food for post-op bariatric surgery patients. Patients love them for their protein, flavor, convenience and cost…or HATE them and get frustrated with what to eat for breakfast. Chances are, if you’re reading this blog, you are in favor of eggs. Yay! This is a great recipe for … Continue reading "Feta Tomato Omelette"