Hamburger Cups Lean ground beef hamburger cups for great texture and flavor for your protein Hamburger cups, similar to mini meatloaf If you’ve made mini meatloaf before, this is incredibly similar. The main difference is the flavor profile of mustard and ketchup to really bring up the summer barbecue flavors! The texture … Continue reading "Hamburger Cups"
Queso Chicken Chili Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker recipe for a healthy spin on a blend of queso cheese dip and white chicken chili Making it creamy without the fat My favorite trick about this Queso Chicken Chili recipe is how to make it creamy without extra cream and cheese. You might be surprised … Continue reading "Queso Chicken Chili"
Shredded Barbecue Chicken Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker recipe for shredded barbecue chicken Savory, sweet and slightly tangy I’ve made several version of shredded barbecue chicken often times using a bottled barbecue sauce. This recipe includes lots of simple household ingredients and I really enjoyed this creation of different flavors. The worcestershire sauce … Continue reading "Shredded Barbecue Chicken"
Skillet Roasted Carrots Bariatric friendly vegetable side dish, carrots roasted on the stove top Soft cooked with extra flavor So far I have made these Skillet Roasted Carrots three times, I am a big fan! Steamed carrots have always been a go to vegetable in my meal plans. They have great flavor on their … Continue reading "Skillet Roasted Carrots"
Honey Mustard Pork Chops Yellow mustard, orange slices and a tiny drip of honey over skillet cooked pork chops Yes, a tiny bit of honey I hesitate to even say it, but I DID actually use honey in a recipe. BUT HEAR ME OUT! It was one teaspoon for four pork chops and you’ll … Continue reading "Honey Mustard Pork Chops"
Slow Cooker Beef Fajitas Thinly sliced sirloin steak slow cooked with bell peppers, onions, salsa and seasoning Steak after weight loss surgery If you are intimidated by eating steak after surgery, you are not alone. For sure it’s scary to have something so dense and heavy! The biggest key with all solid meats is to … Continue reading "Slow Cooker Beef Fajitas"
Turkey Meatball Soup Turkey meatball soup for the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker A note about soup after weight loss surgery If you are thinking to yourself “I thought I wasn’t supposed to have soup after bariatric surgery?” I would say that you aren’t wrong. You might also be thinking, I wasn’t … Continue reading "Turkey Meatball Soup"
Baked Blackened Chicken Assortment of seasonings to keep flavor in your baked chicken Chicken after bariatric surgery Most post-ops find their biggest struggle with chicken is to make sure it doesn’t get too dry. (By the way, small bite sizes are the biggest key to enjoying chicken! Oh, you already knew that?! Black … Continue reading "Baked Blackened Chicken"
Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts Crisp texture, great flavor for weight loss surgery friend side dish Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts I found the original recipe on Pinterest on the website how2doketo.com and modified it to fit the bariatric diet. I don’t know about you but I tend to love brussels sprouts but not … Continue reading "Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts"
Note: This recipe was updated on August 7th, 2019 after reviews suggested changes for texture. Recipe was re-tested and adapted for better quality results. Barbecue, cheddar and ground beef meatballs for great flavor and a protein focused meal! Makes approximately 16 meatballs.