Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers


March 19, 2017

  It’s burger season again around my parts! Really, I make burgers all year round. But there is something about the Spring time air and firing up the grill outside for the first time in months that says burger time! I love how creative burgers can be on a low carb diet. Burger patties are … Continue reading "Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers"

How to Use MyFitnessPal for WLS


March 9, 2017

Disclaimer: all the information provided on is meant to be used as education and information, not medical advice. Please visit your surgeons office annually. If you are a weight-loss surgery (WLS) patient, or interested in WLS…you’ve probably heard a little about MyFitnessPal. Just like all food journal phone apps, it can be intimidating to … Continue reading "How to Use MyFitnessPal for WLS"

Green Smoothie Protein Shake


February 28, 2017

Print Recipe Green Smoothie Protein Shake Course Breakfast Servings shakes MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 2 cups fresh spinach1/8 tsp banana extract1/8 tsp strawberry extract may substitute for 1/4 cup strawberries when diet allows1/2 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt1/4 cup vanilla whey protein powder1-3 tbsp sweetener of choice (adjust to desired sweetness)1/2 cup ice cubes (adjust for … Continue reading "Green Smoothie Protein Shake"

Chocolate Mint Protein Shake


February 21, 2017

Chocolate and mint have always been a winning combination in my book. Andes mints. Thin mints. Mint chocolate chip ice cream. I should stop there before my mind wanders…. So this low carb and high protein alternative to a chocolate mint treat is perfect for staying on track and enjoying one of the best flavor … Continue reading "Chocolate Mint Protein Shake"

20 Bariatric Friendly Salads!


February 16, 2017

1- Carne Asada Steak Salad 2- Buttermilk Chicken Salad 3- Shrimp Taco Salad – Members Recipe (Log In Here) 4- Steak Caesar Salad 5- Sautéed Brussels Sprout Salad 6- Club Salad with Pulled Chicken 7- Mexican Chicken Salad 8- Pear, Goat Cheese and “Candied” Walnut Salad 9- Enchilada Salad 10- Strawberry Cobb Salad 11- Barbecue Chicken … Continue reading "20 Bariatric Friendly Salads!"

Tex Mex Meatloaf


February 11, 2017

Print Recipe Tex Mex Meatloaf Course Main Dish Cuisine Mexican, Oven Baked Servings servings MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 1 lb 93% lean ground turkey or ground beef1 (10 oz) can diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained1 egg, beaten1/4 cup low-fat grated parmesan cheese1 tsp chili powder1 tsp ground cumin2 tbsp chunky salsa (for topping) Course Main … Continue reading "Tex Mex Meatloaf"

My Most Popular Lunch Recipes!


February 9, 2017

Shrimp Ceviche BLT Chicken Salad (Members Recipe – sign in Here) Cucumber Greek Salad Bacon & Egg Salad in a Tomato (Members Recipe – log in Here) Classic Cobb Lettuce Wraps  

Shrimp Ceviche


Print Recipe Shrimp Ceviche Course Main Dish Cuisine Mexican, No Cook Servings servings MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 1 lb precooked shrimp (medium or large), thawed and tails removedjuice of half a lime1 small avocado, diced1 tbsp cilantro, diced1 small yellow bell pepper, diced2 stalks celery, diced1 clove garlic, minced2 tbsp Fat Free Italian dressing Course Main … Continue reading "Shrimp Ceviche"

Pan Seared Tilapia


January 31, 2017

Print Recipe Pan Seared Tilapia This recipe yields 1 serving for those in the soft diet phase after Bariatric Surgery. This recipe is very easily increased to serve more. Course Main Dish Servings serving MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 2 oz tilapia fillet, thawed if using frozen1/2 tbsp seafood seasoning Course Main Dish Servings serving MetricUS Imperial … Continue reading "Pan Seared Tilapia"