Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada “Stoup” High in protein, thick like chili A word adopted from Rachael Ray: Stoup If at any point you followed Rachael Ray you may have heard her coin a few made up words in the kitchen. My favorite of all being stoup which means it’s a soup but it’s thick like … Continue reading "Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada “Stoup”"
Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Rosemary Bariatric Friendly, Fall Recipe Pork Tenderloin and Apples Who knew this combination was so fantastic? It’s been years since I first made a pork and apple recipes in my slow cooker. I added fresh thyme, apples and carrots and was amazing how tender and delicious the … Continue reading "Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Rosemary"
Air Fryer Salmon Fresh salmon cooked quickly for fast bariatric friendly dinner My tip for cooking with salmon If you have an air fryer and interested in trying salmon – I highly recommend it! The best tip I have for cooking with salmon is to use fresh fillets instead of frozen. For years I was … Continue reading "Air Fryer Salmon"
Turkey Sausage and Veggies Packet Easy 4 ingredient meal on the grill Cutting down on fat grams There is a reason this is Turkey Sausage and Veggies Packet instead of just sausage and veggies packet. The difference in fat grams is HUGE! If you didn’t know you can purchase pre-cooked turkey kielbasa sausage in … Continue reading "Turkey Sausage and Veggies Packet"
Air Fryer Barbecue Meatballs Barbecue Cheddar Meatballs in 20 minutes Texture Matters Funny enough, I create recipes all the time that I never write down because I forget. My style of cooking is toss a little of this and a little of that so I have had to train myself to take notes! In particular, … Continue reading "Air Fryer Barbecue Meatballs"
Grilled Vegetable Salad Fresh asparagus, zucchini, tomato and mushrooms Stay on track with variety in veggies This Grilled Vegetable Salad is a great way to keep variety in your vegetables! I’ve always felt one of the biggest keys to long term success after bariatric surgery is to 1) plan ahead and 2) keep variety in … Continue reading "Grilled Vegetable Salad"
Oven Roasted Vegetables Oven roasted bell pepper, carrots, zucchini, mushrooms Why are oven roasted vegetables so tasty? I have for sure met my fair share of picky vegetable refusing patients in my ten years of being a bariatric dietitian. Many would attribute their pickiness to struggling with staying on a healthy diet. They expect … Continue reading "Oven Roasted Vegetables"
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"