Baked Chicken with Caesar Slaw

Steph Wagner

October 1, 2014

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"

Caribbean Pork and Zucchini

Steph Wagner

July 18, 2014

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"

White Turkey Chili – WLS Recipes

Steph Wagner

January 21, 2014

  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"

Southwest Burger with Avocado

Steph Wagner

September 20, 2012

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"

Mini Bariatric Sized Meatloaf

Steph Wagner

September 7, 2012

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"

Balsamic Chicken Summer Squash Salad

Steph Wagner

September 5, 2012

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"