In the world of squash, there are varying levels of starchy-ness. The lowest starch squashes are yellow squash and zucchini squash. These are awesome to roast or grill and pair with your protein. I also use them as noodles or in a lasagna. The highest starch containing squashes are acorn, butternut and pumpkin. … Continue reading "Spaghetti Squash Baked Lasagna – WLS Recipes"
Some of my favorite recipes of all are the most simple ones. If you’re a fan of garlic, you know how little is needed in a recipe other than some nicely pressed fresh garlic! I sauteed a little in olive oil, added zucchini and shrimp and viola! So much flavor, so little time. Bariatric patients, as … Continue reading "Garlic Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles"
This recipe originated from the Spring 2015 edition of Kraft Food & Family (entitled Mediterranean Tuna Tartine). Food & Family one of my very favorite cooking magazine and I highly recommend subscribing! When you are looking for a newer flavor than the traditional tuna salad, this is a great option. There is no … Continue reading "Tuscan Tuna Salad – Bariatric Soft Recipe"
You’re only four ingredients away from a very delicious grilled chicken dinner. After weight loss surgery such as the Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass surgery, it’s difficult to keep variety in your meals. If you find yourself eating too much grilled chicken you’ll soon be burnt out and reaching for anything else. I’m a big … Continue reading "Basil and Garlic Grilled Chicken"
Ready for some flavor change in your baked chicken dinner? We loved this meal so much, I made it twice in a week! This meal is packed with protein and perfect for weight-loss surgery patients. If you had the Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass or Gastric Banding surgery…enjoy this meal using tiny bites maybe even with a cocktail … Continue reading "Sun Dried Tomato & Feta Chicken Bake"
I finally hit a wall with Chili Sunday. I’ve been making a big batch of chili every Sunday and loving it. Finally, I hit the wall and needed something totally different. I found this recipe in a Rachael Ray Magazine and modified it slightly to make it thicker and avoid tortilla chips. Thick stews and … Continue reading "Mexican Chicken Lime Stew"
I love the flavors of this Greek Chicken. I have lots of Pampered Chef spices and used the Greek Rub for this recipe. There may be other brands out there…so if you know of any or find some, let us know by commenting below! (Hey that rhymed!) Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass and Gastric Lapband® patients…this … Continue reading "Crockpot® Greek Chicken"
For post-bariatric surgery patients, recipes that can also be called “bites” are usually a good fit :) Meatloaf made in muffin pans, stuffed mushroom caps and these little Zucchini Artichoke Bites. These little guys are packed with flavor and have no starchy ingredient involved. It’s very easy to make and even easier to eat! It … Continue reading "Zucchini Artichoke Bites – Bariatric Snacks"
Last Friday I shared one of my very favorite was to get a meat and veggie meal together FAST. My grill and/or grill pan! I can layer the meat and veggies all at once and be free to unload my dishwasher and refill my water bottle :) I also said I would share my new … Continue reading "Margarita Grilled Chicken"
Aha!!! It’s another meatloaf recipe!!!!! If you are just recently getting to know me, there’s something you will come to know quickly. I LOVE meatloaf. We served it at our wedding. It’s my favorite meal for my mom to make for me. I have tried it anyway I can think of. You can find … Continue reading "Teriyaki Meatloaf – Low Carb WLS Recipe"