Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken with Green Beans Who doesn’t love a one pan dinner? After bariatric surgery the goal is to stay focused on a diet of lean protein and non-starchy vegetables. Even better when you can make that protein and veggie meal full of flavor AND keep it in one pot. Whether thats one … Continue reading "Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken with Green Beans"
Sun Dried Tomato Meatballs One of my all time favorite weight loss surgery meal ideas is meatballs. Probably because I LOVE meatloaf and they are these awesome little bariatric sized bites of meatloaf! At my last count I have posted 17 meatloaf recipes and 10 meatball recipes. I had to actually laugh aloud when I … Continue reading "Sun Dried Tomato Meatballs"
Italian Chicken Puree The bariatric pureed diet is not for the faint of heart. Let’s face it. Although, congratulations on finishing your liquid diet! Now you get to embark on some very soft textured foods! It doesn’t have to be all bad. Keep in mind all bariatric programs differ in the recommendations so review your guidelines … Continue reading "Italian Chicken Puree – Bariatric Pureed Diet"
This Chicken Avocado Mash is a fantastic introduction of flavor and texture on your pureed or soft bariatric phase of the diet after weight loss surgery. I’m excited for you to get to try something new and exciting! Happy “back to eating!” Now let’s review a few things as you start eating again…(and take a look at the Pureed … Continue reading "Chicken and Avocado Mash – Bariatric Pureed/Soft Diet"
Scrambled Eggs with Black Bean Puree I love a good combination of flavors and even a combination of textures that just work. Both flavor AND texture are really important (and difficult) on the pureed and soft diet phases after bariatric surgery. It’s absolutely essential to care for your new sleeve or bypass pouch well … Continue reading "Scrambled Eggs with Black Bean Puree – Bariatric Pureed/Soft Diet"
Smoked Salmon Pate – Bariatric Pureed Diet Recipe! If you’re reading this post…you’re probably about the embark on a Bariatric Pureed Diet. And this is what I’d like to say… You get to eat food again!!!!!! Okay, I know. The Pureed Diet is NOT the most appealing of diets. In fact, in my own practice … Continue reading "Smoked Salmon Pate – Bariatric Pureed Diet"
Pureed Chicken Thigh Bake – Find this recipe and 9 others on the Pureed Diet Meal Plan for Members! Discover flavor again with your next phase of the post-op diet! Also, check out this video with tips for how to succeed in the Pureed Diet Phase. Wishing you all my best in your road to recovery and … Continue reading "Pureed Chicken Thigh Bake – Bariatric Pureed Diet"
Bariatric patients – here’s an interesting way to get a lot of veggies and even some protein! The most important key of this recipe is to get out AS MUCH MOISTURE as you can from the zucchini. Too wet of a “dough” will make it watery and hard to work with! Increase the protein and … Continue reading "Zucchini Pizza Rolls – Bariatric Friendly Appetizer"
I love this simple recipe for Creamy Tomato Chicken breasts and I know you will too! Post-ops: I know many of you don’t have the best relationship with chicken breasts BUT know that this chicken is super tender after being cooked on low for hours in a tomato sauce mixture. It’s also full of flavor … Continue reading "Creamy Tomato Crockpot Chicken | WLS Recipe"
I’ve always loved the flavors of Caprese Salad. Fresh basil, fresh mozzarella and tomatoes. This recipe adds chicken and zucchini noodles for a full entree meal! Pre and Post-Ops alike will enjoy this recipe. Be sure to focus on the high protein chicken pieces along with the fresh zucchini and mozzarella. Leftovers will stay … Continue reading "Caprese “Pasta” Bowl – WLS Recipe"