No Cook Bariatric Meal Chicken Sausage and Pineapple Skewers Pre-cooked sausage for a no cook bariatric meal Okay, full disclosure, this is nearly a no cook meal because the meat itself was already cooked. I still count this is a no cook bariatric meal! However, I DID thread it on a skewer and grill it to … Continue reading "No Cook Bariatric Meal: Chicken Sausage and Pineapple Skewers"
Caesar Grilled Pork Chops Simple ingredients, big flavor Oh yes! I should grill the other white meat! When it comes to grilling season (my favorite) I often forget to give pork chops much attention. I usually go for the usual chicken or burgers because you can change the flavors so easily. Then I grill … Continue reading "Caesar Grilled Pork Chops"
Mexican Stuffed Peppers with Cauliflower Rice Stuffed Peppers Recipes that utilize stuffing a vegetable with protein is PERFECT for weight loss surgery patients. Get all the flavors from the meats and spices, the texture from the vegetable and skip the extra starches like pasta or potatoes. Much like a stuffed zucchini (also known as zucchini … Continue reading "Mexican Stuffed Peppers with Cauliflower Rice"
Bari Bento Box – Make Ahead Lunch Idea Greek Chicken, Tomatoes and Cucumbers and Yogurt Dill Dip Bento Boxes are Cute There is something precious about the Bento Box. They are just CUTE! Also, very practical and feels so great to have lunches prepped in advance. There is also wonderful benefit of things being … Continue reading "Greek Chicken Bari Bento Box"
Beefy Chili Stoup Thick and hearty like chili, with soft fresh vegetables like soup Why post-ops have to be careful of soup Beefy Chili Stoup is name inspired by Rachael Ray’s made up term of “stoup” (soup + chili) and one that I often use on this website. You see, soup is not the best … Continue reading "Beefy Chili Stoup"
Chicken Cacciatore – Hunter’s Stew , Moist Chicken, Fresh Vegetables, Italian Flavors Chicken Cacciatore (Hunter’s Stew) Chicken Cacciatore is a dish you may have heard of, but not always easy to place exactly which one that is. Okay, maybe that’s just me. I remembered reading that on an Italian restaurant menu but assumed it … Continue reading "Chicken Cacciatore"
Hot Ham and Swiss Chicken Breasts Served with sautéed mushrooms and tomato slices Chicken Cordon Bleu, re-done What is “Hot Ham and Swiss Chicken Breasts?” – really, it’s a spin off a classic Chicken Cordon Bleu. Traditionally Chicken Cordon Bleu is a dish with meat wrapped around cheese. How most have come to know it … Continue reading "Hot Ham and Swiss Chicken Breasts"
Almond Crusted Pork Chops Pork chops coated in dijon mustard, parmesan cheese and chopped almonds Swapping breadcrumbs for cheese I have always love the trick of using grated parmesan cheese in place of breadcrumbs…it’s so genius! Whether it’s meatballs, meatloaf or coating for a “breaded” meat like these chicken nuggets or this Almond Crusted Pork … Continue reading "Almond Crusted Pork Chops"
Asian Peanut Chicken Skewers Asian dressing with powdered peanut butter provide new flavor to grilled chicken and vegetables Light Asian dressing and powered peanut butter, my new favorite combo I’ve made a few bariatric recipes using these two ingredients and I have love the flavor combo! A few weeks ago I made an Asian Shrimp … Continue reading "Asian Peanut Chicken Skewers"
Beef and Ratatouille Skillet Fresh eggplant, squash and tomatoes with lean ground beef Adding protein to a classic vegetable dish This Beef and Ratatouille Skillet sure sounds fancy but it’s truly a classic vegetable dish that uses eggplant, yellow squash and a whole list of other vegetables and adds in lean ground beef. The results? … Continue reading "Beef and Ratatouille Skillet"