Baked Salmon Cakes This recipe can also be found in my cookbook! BEST FORK FORWARD: Everyday Dinners After Weight Loss Surgery This is one of the recipes that looks like it has too many ingredients but in reality is simple to get together. The ingredients are nothing you’ve never heard of and marry together for … Continue reading "Baked Salmon Cakes"
Many postop Gastric Sleeve and Bypass patients will tell me they miss pizza. My response? You need to try this recipe! There are several creative ways to try low carb recipes that satisfy that pizza taste. I love this one the most, but I also use Zucchini Pizza Crust for another great go to recipe Print Recipe … Continue reading "Pizza Chicken with Turkey Pepperoni"
Cauliflower recipes are not always my favorite. For every 10 recipes I make using Cauliflower, I might end up liking 4 or 5 of them. To me it’s a strange texture without much flavor. It can also leave my recipes a little watery until I get it just right. For that reason I encourage you to … Continue reading "Cauliflower & Cheese Bake"
I found this original recipe on justataste.com and found it to be a genius idea! I find traditional shrimp scampi to be a really light dish and not heavy or rich. I haven’t had it in years since I stopped eating pasta. Knowing I had that simple tool to make zucchini noodles meant I had a chance … Continue reading "Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles"
I love recipes that I can keep all the ingredients on hand…just in case. Just in case I didn’t get to the store when I thought I would. Or just in case we ended up at home for a meal I thought we were eating out. Just in case my husband ate all the leftovers … Continue reading "Simple Salmon Burgers"
Protein Pretzel Chicken Nuggets Bariatric friendly pretzels for snacking or for adding crunch to your high protein meals The need for crunch I often see recipes for delicious looking chicken coated in something crunchy and yummy. When you eat a low-carb diet like myself and my patients, you have to get creative when you … Continue reading "Protein Pretzel Chicken Nuggets"
If you’re a fan of buffalo wings, this easy recipe is just for you. You see, 5 boneless wings with sauce at Buffalo Wild Wings® is an estimated 475 calories with nearly 32 grams of fat and 27 grams of carbs. After Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass surgery, that kind of fat content can leave … Continue reading "Buffalo Chicken Meatballs (Crockpot® Recipe)"
I went WAY too long without posting a new meatloaf recipe…I am SO sorry! Thank goodness I can now redeem myself and add my eleventh meatloaf recipe. Okay spoiler alert, I made another meatloaf recently and will likely post it next week…. Zucchini has such a high water content that the meatloaf stays very moist with this … Continue reading "Mini Zucchini Meatloaf"
I came across this recipe in a Pampered Chef® Season’s Best Cookbook. I love the flavor the turkey bacon brings out in this dish. A few simple swaps to the recipe and the fat content was cut down even further. I found this recipe satisfying and filling. This is even more true for post-bariatric surgery patients … Continue reading "Zucchini & Turkey Bacon “Pasta” Toss"
This recipe is way too simple for avocado lovers to miss. With hunks of avocado mixed in the chicken burger patty, you will get an awesome surprise of creamy avocado in each bite! Because avocado is packed with heart healthy fats, you do need to be cautious of the portion size. Limit your healthy fats … Continue reading "Chicken Avocado Burger – Bariatric Recipes"