There is a famous story in our house growing up about brussel sprouts. One day my mom tried to get us all to eat more vegetables and made brussel sprouts, however, my dad’s expression of disgust convinced my sisters and myself to never trust mom again. I didn’t try brussel sprouts that day….or for years later! … Continue reading "Sauteed Brussel Sprout Salad"
After seeing several recipes for some sort of stuffed zucchini, I decided to try my hand at it. Super tasty! All the flavors of spaghetti without the pasta and the bonus of some added texture from the zucchini. Look for chicken or turkey Italian sausage to save on fat calories. Print Recipe Sausage Stuffed … Continue reading "Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats"
Quick! Say “Parmesan Peppers” ten times really fast! Ahem. What I mean to say, is parmesan cheese + roasted peppers = yes. This recipe is from the June 2011 Bon Appetite magazine and is a home run every time. It’s still a great time of year for bell peppers and this dish is incredibly easy … Continue reading "Parmesan Peppers"
You wouldn’t think adding fruit to you fajitas would be so amazing….but it seriously IS! I love the addition of the sweet fruit with the spicy taco chicken flavor. Mmmm mmm!! Print Recipe Pepper and Peach Fajita Chicken Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Meal Plan: Select Course to Add: … Continue reading "Pepper and Peach Fajita Chicken"
I found this recipe on the Kraft Foods website – one of my favorite online recipe sites! This is a great weeknight dinner that comes together quickly and gives a great flavor…if you like mushrooms that is. Mushrooms = Food Controversy. You love ’em, or you hate ’em! Print Recipe Mushroom Bruschetta Chicken Votes: 0 Rating: … Continue reading "Mushroom Bruschetta Chicken"
I was given this recipe by a weight-loss surgery patient and modified it a tiny bit. I love the idea behind using a muffin pan to create a smaller portion that reheats quickly! Not to mention, meatloaf can be made in several different varieties. This is a traditional meatloaf but can be modified with different … Continue reading "Mini Bariatric Sized Meatloaf"
I made this pork tenderloin for some friends and they LOVED it! Great way to feed a larger group/family, but also reheats very well! The recipe can be halved to use just one pork tenderloin if the serving is more than you need. Print Recipe Balsamic Garlic Pork Tenderloin This recipe can also … Continue reading "Grilled Balsamic Garlic Pork Tenderloin"
Fried Eggs on Parmesan Crust WLS Friendly Breakfast Recipe You might be thinking, “can I have fried eggs after weight loss surgery?” The answer is yes! Just without the oil :) Keep reading…stay with me… As soon as you get the “okay” to have eggs again, it can be the most exciting meal after living … Continue reading "Fried Eggs on Parmesan Cheese Crust"
Don’t let the long list of ingredients deter you from making this meal (ahem, happens to me all the time). The list may look long, and it does take more chopping time on the front end, BUT this is a great meal for entertaining and is well worth the extra minutes! Once the salsa is … Continue reading "Flank Steak with Peach Salsa"
I got this recipe off a blog a long time ago and modified it a little. I really, really loved it and wish I could remember who I can give credit to for this great idea! I replace the breadcrumbs with parmesan cheese to keep the starch content down. Great way to change up the same ol’ … Continue reading "Cajun Seasoned Stuffed Chicken Breast"