Turkey Meatball Soup

Steph Wagner

January 13, 2020

Turkey Meatball Soup     Turkey meatball soup for the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker   A note about soup after weight loss surgery If you are thinking to yourself “I thought I wasn’t supposed to have soup after bariatric surgery?” I would say that you aren’t wrong. You might also be thinking, I wasn’t … Continue reading "Turkey Meatball Soup"

Baked Blackened Chicken

Steph Wagner

January 10, 2020

Baked Blackened Chicken   Assortment of seasonings to keep flavor in your baked chicken   Chicken after bariatric surgery Most post-ops find their biggest struggle with chicken is to make sure it doesn’t get too dry. (By the way, small bite sizes are the biggest key to enjoying chicken! Oh, you already knew that?! Black … Continue reading "Baked Blackened Chicken"

Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

Steph Wagner

January 7, 2020

Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts     Crisp texture, great flavor for weight loss surgery friend side dish   Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts I found the original recipe on Pinterest on the website how2doketo.com and modified it to fit the bariatric diet. I don’t know about you but I tend to love brussels sprouts but not … Continue reading "Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts"

Barbecue Cheddar Meatballs

Steph Wagner

December 30, 2019

  Note: This recipe was updated on August 7th, 2019 after reviews suggested changes for texture. Recipe was re-tested and adapted for better quality results. Print Recipe 5 from 2 votes Barbecue Cheddar Meatballs Barbecue, cheddar and ground beef meatballs for great flavor and a protein focused meal! Makes approximately 16 meatballs. Prep Time10 minsCook … Continue reading "Barbecue Cheddar Meatballs"

Instant Pot Boiled Eggs

Steph Wagner


Instant Pot Boiled Eggs I’ve shared how I make boiled eggs in my instant pot before in this blog I posted when I first bought my pressure cooker a year ago! I’ve since made several batch of boiled eggs. Sometimes they’re for my own snacks and sometimes they are to make deviled eggs for a … Continue reading "Instant Pot Boiled Eggs"

Air Fryer Steak and Mushrooms

Steph Wagner

December 27, 2019

Air Fryer Steak and Mushrooms Air Fryer Steak and Mushrooms, high protein bariatric friendly recipe   Does steak scare you? Many a weight loss surgery patient feels intimidated by steak! If you’ve had an experience of having food feel heavy, getting stuck or just plain hurting, steak may seem scary. Other patients prefer steak! Chicken … Continue reading "Air Fryer Steak and Mushrooms"

Greek Steak Bowl

Steph Wagner

December 11, 2019

Greek Steak Bowl     Thinly sliced steaks make this Greek Steak Bowl quick and pouch friendly Thinly sliced steaks Recently I have been on a kick purchasing the thinly sliced sirloin steak from Aldi. To be more specific, it’s labeled “Black Angus Beef Thin Sliced Sirloin Tip Steak for Carne Asada.” When you open … Continue reading "Greek Steak Bowl"

Chicken Pot Pie Stew

Steph Wagner

December 5, 2019

  Chicken Pot Pie Stew   Chicken pot pie stew with the warm hearty flavors of pot pie without the fat and carbs Note: the original idea for this recipe came from Dashing Dish and has been modified for the bariatric surgery diet Start with cooking cubed chicken In this day and age, I get … Continue reading "Chicken Pot Pie Stew"

Low Carb Dijon Shrimp Skillet

Steph Wagner

December 4, 2019

Low Carb Dijon Shrimp Skillet Using bold flavors of dijon mustard and sun-dried tomatoes One pan, super fast This Low-Carb Dijon Shrimp Skillet certainly a quick dinner and a “one pot wonder” using just the skillet. I used a steamer bag of green beans and pre-cooked shrimp to really speed things up! The quickest method … Continue reading "Low Carb Dijon Shrimp Skillet"

Kickin Chipotle Beef Burgers

Steph Wagner

December 3, 2019

Kickin Chipotle Beef Burger Low-carb, high protein and dairy free bariatric recipe   How spicy is it? These¬†Kickin Chipotle Beef Burger do have some kick. If you’re wondering just¬†how spicy I think they would be a 2.5 on a scale of 1 to 5. That’s a very made up number, however, as someone who can … Continue reading "Kickin Chipotle Beef Burgers"