Pesto Shrimp with Summer Squash

Steph Wagner

August 1, 2018

Pesto Shrimp with Summer Squash Okay post-op friends. I’ve got another great shrimp recipe for you! I love the flavors in this recipe – the pesto and my favorite seasonings for sure. I also really love the texture. I’m a fan of summer squash with a little crunch still left compared to mostly softened so between … Continue reading "Pesto Shrimp with Summer Squash"

Tuscan Pork Chop Skillet

Steph Wagner

July 25, 2018

Tuscan Pork Chop Skillet I seriously love the flavors of this easy skillet. I feel like it’s restaurant quality for such little effort! If you are looking to keeps carbs very conservative, you may consider skipping the beans and just going with the cherry tomatoes and spinach. The texture of pork can get tough very quickly … Continue reading "Tuscan Pork Chop Skillet"

Instant Pot Greek Chicken

Steph Wagner

June 26, 2018

Instant Pot Greek Chicken My instant pot journey continues. I have to admit – I put it away to get it off my countertops for a while and instead grilled about 80% of my dinners! I really, really love grilling season. However, it has gotten pretty hot. Standing in front of my hot grill isn’t always … Continue reading "Instant Pot Greek Chicken"

Carrot Apple Slaw

Steph Wagner

June 5, 2018

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

Steph Wagner

April 24, 2018

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

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"