At the time of this post, there are FOURTEEN other meatloaf recipes on this website. Yup. I simply adore meatloaf. Rain, shine, snow or crazy Oklahoma weather that leads our weatherman to makeup new terms….meatloaf sounds good in any condition. I create low-carb meatloaf by using grated parmesan cheese instead of any starchy ingredients like … Continue reading "Steak Sauce Meatloaf – Simple Low Carb WLS Recipe"
Some days you just want a classic meal. Classic Caesar with baked chicken. MmmmMmm. Other days you want to change it up and find something new! Planning ahead for meals makes it tricky to know what you will “feel like” in that moment, but that’s when I call an audible and make Thursdays night dinner … Continue reading "Baked Chicken with Caesar Slaw"
It’s that time of year!!!! I’ve always had a hard time finding a way to create a low-sugar and healthier option for Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Even a “non-fat” will have lots of carbs in the non-fat milk and in the syrup. Years ago I bought a Sugar-Free Pumpkin Spice Syrup and thought it was terrible. … Continue reading "Bariatric Friendly Pumpkin Spice Latte *Video*"
Caribbean Pork and Zucchini This weight loss surgery friendly can be made in the Instant Pot or in the oven! A nice blend of spices on this pork tenderloin pairs perfectly with the zucchini squash. You wouldn’t think ground cinnamon would go in a pork tenderloin recipes, but it’s super delicious! Whether you use an … Continue reading "Caribbean Pork and Zucchini"
Of all the times I’ve made White Chicken Chili, I’ve never though to create it with ground turkey instead. It’s a very similar flavor to chicken chili, but with the ground meat texture of a traditional chili. How profound!!! I really, really like this chili. While I always like chili….writing this blog is really … Continue reading "White Turkey Chili – WLS Recipes"
I’ve never been much for steak at breakfast. Perhaps it’s where I grew up and where I live now, but I’ve never gotten into it. But then I rubbed coffee on my steak and ate it with eggs. Game Changer. I wrote a blog yesterday about breakfast ideas that don’t involve eggs…this can work as … Continue reading "Coffee Rubbed Breakfast Steak – WLS Recipe"
Chipotle Pepper Sauce (Over Chicken) This recipe goes out to all my spice lovers out there. I myself, have never been a big fan of the spicy and hot…but my better half is quite the opposite. I’ve learned to “kick it up a notch” and find different ways to add heat to my recipes. I tend to … Continue reading "Chipotle Pepper Sauce (Over Chicken)"
I love the variety you can make with burgers. The first time I tell someone to eat their burger without the bun, I get a very…very dirty look. It’s okay. I can take it. I proceed to tell them of all the ways to make their burger patty and suddenly it doesn’t sound so bad! … Continue reading "Southwest Burger with Avocado"
I was given this recipe by a weight-loss surgery patient and modified it a tiny bit. I love the idea behind using a muffin pan to create a smaller portion that reheats quickly! Not to mention, meatloaf can be made in several different varieties. This is a traditional meatloaf but can be modified with different … Continue reading "Mini Bariatric Sized Meatloaf"
High protein, low carb and dairy free dinner with fresh flavors. Balsamic Chicken Summer Squash Salad For patients on a low carb post-bariatric surgery diet. Yummy in your tummy salad. If you like salads, roasted squash, and balsamic vinegar on your chicken. Well then, you’ll really like this. Many patients ask when they can have … Continue reading "Balsamic Chicken Summer Squash Salad"