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"

Salsa Verde Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Steph Wagner

March 27, 2018

Salsa Verde Stuffed Poblano Peppers Stuffed pepper recipes are a great option for the post-op bariatric surgery diet. They are packed with protein, flavor and contained in a low carb vegetable! This also means the possibilities are endless. You can change the meats, the sauces, the spices and find a huge variety in this style … Continue reading "Salsa Verde Stuffed Poblano Peppers"

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Steph Wagner

March 20, 2018

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice No doubt about it, cilantro lime rice is a bit time favorite for most people! Okay sure, unless you don’t like cilantro but why would you be reading this if you didn’t?? After weight loss surgery, rice isn’t recommended for a handful of reasons. The two largest reasons? 1 ) The high … Continue reading "Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice"

Sheet Pan Salmon and Brussel Sprouts

Steph Wagner

March 13, 2018

Sheet Pan Salmon and Brussel Sprouts Print Recipe Sheet Pan Salmon and Brussel Sprouts Course Main Dish Cuisine American, Oven Baked Servings servings MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 1 lb brussel sprouts, trimmed and quartered1 tbsp olive oil1/2 tsp sea salt divided1/2 tsp black pepper divided1/2 tsp dried mustard1/4 cup balsamic vinegar14 oz fresh salmon fillet Course … Continue reading "Sheet Pan Salmon and Brussel Sprouts"

Spicy Fish Taco Salad

Steph Wagner

March 1, 2018

Spicy Fish Taco Salad Truth be told this “fish taco salad” is more like a slaw in the texture…but it is tasty! The ingredient list is longer than most of my recipes on FoodCoach.Me but I promise they are primarily seasonings that you either have or have heard of! Fish is a fantastic protein source … Continue reading "Spicy Fish Taco Salad"

Sheet Pan Pork and Zucchini

Steph Wagner

February 27, 2018

Sheet Pan Pork and Zucchini Who doesn’t love a one pan dinner? Especially after weight loss surgery! After bariatric surgery the goal is to stay focused on a diet of lean protein and non-starchy vegetables. Even better when you can make that protein and veggie meal full of flavor AND keep it in one pot. … Continue reading "Sheet Pan Pork and Zucchini"

Low Carb Taco Casserole

Steph Wagner

February 22, 2018

Low Carb Taco Casserole Bariatric surgery and casseroles don’t easily go together when it comes to the protein and vegetable focused post-op diet. Most casseroles contain rice, noodles or potatoes to bind things together! They are also inexpensive ingredients so they stretch food further and feed a lot of people. So to find a casserole … Continue reading "Low Carb Taco Casserole"

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Steph Wagner

February 13, 2018

Roasted Cauliflower Salad Cauliflower has become quite the bariatric surgery diet companion in recent years! I, myself, have never been a fan of cauliflower. I find it flavorless and strange in texture.  I feel it’s the last vegetable to leave a veggie tray on purpose. Although many recipes have gotten creative with how to use … Continue reading "Roasted Cauliflower Salad"