Chicken Skillet with Green Enchilada Sauce Here’s a great bariatric friendly recipe that provides an estimated 30 grams of protein for one quarter of the meal. You might be thinking “no way I can eat 1/4 of that recipe!” No problem! Listen to your pouch..always. Take two small bites of the chicken breast for every … Continue reading "Chicken Skillet with Green Enchilada Sauce"
Pesto Grilled Shrimp and Squash Shrimp is a wonderful bariatric protein source! So fast and easy to cook with several options to flavor it with. Many patients do well with the texture of shrimp…as long as it keeps them full enough! More dense protein sources like beef and chicken breast can be hard to “fit … Continue reading "Pesto Grilled Shrimp and Squash"
Carrot Apple Slaw I’ve always loved the traditional Carrot Apple Slaw you often see at summer cookouts and barbecues. Fresh and crunchy and feels healthier than crunchy potato chips or all the creamy potato or macaroni salads. After Bariatric Surgery those creamy dishes can leave you feeling awful not to mention get in the way of … Continue reading "Carrot Apple Slaw"
Spicy Shrimp “Burrito” Bowl I love using shrimp as a quick and easy protein source that also changes up the pace in the kitchen. It’s a great bariatric surgery protein source! Small in size, quick to make, versatile in flavor. If you have access to fresh and yummy shrimp, I am jealous. I live in … Continue reading "Spicy Shrimp “Burrito” Bowl"
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 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"
Chicken Tinga – Shredded Mexican Chicken Chicken Tinga – doesn’t it just sound fun?! A great WLS recipe! Maybe this is not a new dish for you…the name is as commonplace as burgers or tacos in your household. For many others, what is chicken TINGA? Sounds like a dance if you ask me! I think weight … Continue reading "Chicken Tinga – Shredded Mexican Chicken"
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 Print Recipe Sheet Pan Salmon and Brussel Sprouts Add to Meal Plan: Select Course to Add: BreakfastLunchDinner This recipe has been added to your Meal Plan Course Main Dish Cuisine American, Oven Baked Servings servings MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 1 lb brussel sprouts, trimmed and quartered1 tbsp olive oil1/2 tsp … Continue reading "Sheet Pan Salmon and Brussel Sprouts"
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"