Classic Taco Salad

Steph Wagner

September 7, 2018

Classic Taco Salad with Ground Turkey   An easy post-op WLS friendly lunch or dinner   I have to admit, sometimes I hesitate to post such a simple recipe for a classic taco salad. I think to myself, everyone already knows this easy meal idea. This is nothing new. So why am I sitting here … Continue reading "Classic Taco Salad"

Instant Pot Roast and Carrots

Steph Wagner

April 13, 2018

Instant Pot Roast and Carrots   Weight loss surgery patients, this recipe is for you! Don’t be scared of using roast. I know the stringy texture and the solid protein of beef can be intimidating. Yes, the key to this puzzle is to have really moist and tender meat. Something the Instant Pot does very … Continue reading "Instant Pot Roast and Carrots"

Rosemary Turkey Tenderloin

Steph Wagner

December 12, 2017

Rosemary Turkey Tenderloin I have always loved using the amazingly fragrant herb of rosemary in my kitchen. My house smells so homey and my mouth waters for the meal. Fresh herbs are an amazing way to keep your lean protein and vegetable diet after weight loss surgery exciting and enticing. I’ll link below to a … Continue reading "Rosemary Turkey Tenderloin"

Caramel Almond Protein Shake

Steph Wagner

November 23, 2017

Caramel Almond Protein Shake This bariatric friendly shake is a classic vanilla shake with added flavors from caramel and almond extract. Tired of the usual vanilla shake?? Extracts are a GAME CHANGER! Having this shake in the evening instead of a sweet treat is also a great idea. For patients that are tired of sweet … Continue reading "Caramel Almond Protein Shake"

Chai Tea Latte

Steph Wagner

October 2, 2017

Chai Tea Latte Print Recipe Chai Tea Latte Votes: 1 Rating: 5 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Meal Plan: Select Course to Add: BreakfastLunchDinner This recipe has been added to your Meal Plan Course Snack Cuisine No Cook Servings serving MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 1/2 cup water1 bag decaf chai tea2/3 cup unsweetened vanilla almond … Continue reading "Chai Tea Latte"

Non-Alcoholic Mint Mojito

Steph Wagner

September 13, 2017

Bariatric friendly mocktail time! I’ve talked about alcohol a few times on the website and how after interviewing three incredible women on their battles with post-op alcoholism, I really changed my tune to alcohol and WLS. I’ve always given the warnings and disclaimers but also am a person that tends to trusts everyone and as … Continue reading "Non-Alcoholic Mint Mojito"

Vanilla Strawberry Protein Shake

Steph Wagner

May 23, 2017

Print Recipe Vanilla Strawberry Protein Shake Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Meal Plan: Select Course to Add: BreakfastLunchDinner This recipe has been added to your Meal Plan Course Breakfast Servings shake MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 6 oz water1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder1 tsp strawberry extract6 ice cubes Course Breakfast Servings … Continue reading "Vanilla Strawberry Protein Shake"

Protein Hot Chocolate

Steph Wagner

May 16, 2017

For years I’ve utilized the protein hot chocolate you can buy online like this…(click blue text for link). I’ve always LOVED the Creamy Hot Cocoa and I’ve used it for an afternoon pick-me-up or a late night sweet treat in the cooler months. A protein hot chocolate is typically suitable on the pre and post-surgical … Continue reading "Protein Hot Chocolate"

Microwave Steamed Baby Carrots

Steph Wagner

April 27, 2017

Microwave Steamed Baby Carrots   It may seem like a simple recipe to make a blog post for…and it is! Such a simple recipe to add a veggie and some fiber to your protein packed meal! Remember to eat two bites of protein to every one bite of carrot for best bariatric surgery success. For … Continue reading "Microwave Steamed Baby Carrots"