Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken with Green Beans Who doesn’t love a one pan dinner? 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. Whether thats one … Continue reading "Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken with Green Beans"
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"
Vegetable Ribbon Salad After weight loss surgery it can be hard to find new and exciting side dishes to pair with your protein! Many patients end up with only the protein or they might throw a can of green beans on the side. Getting “stuck in a rut” can apply to anything. Exercise. Protein meals. Definteily … Continue reading "Vegetable Ribbon Salad"
Veracruz Stove Top Chicken Chicken Veracruz is a tender and tangy chicken dish that originates from, you guessed it, the Veracruz region of Mexico! After Weight-Loss Surgery, you are likely looking for two main things when it comes to meats: It’s tender. It’s flavorful. This is a dish that fits that description! There are several … Continue reading "Veracruz Stove Top Chicken"
Roasted Turkey Spinach Bowl Print Recipe Roasted Turkey Spinach Bowl Course Main Dish, Vegetables Cuisine American, No Cook Prep Time 20 minutes Servings servings MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 12 oz roasted turkey breast2 cup romaine lettuce, washed and torn1 cup baby spinach, washed1 small tomato, diced1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced10 kalamata olives, halved2 oz fresh … Continue reading "Roasted Turkey Spinach Bowl"
Cauliflower Rice Salmon Bowl with Feta Yogurt Dip Ever since the creation of cauliflower rice STEAMER BAGS I have been having a lot of fun creating “rice” dishes can be made super quickly and don’t have the high carbohdyrate content of actual rice. Even brown rice is very carb rich. Also, because of the “swelling” … Continue reading "Cauliflower Rice Salmon Bowl with Feta Yogurt Dip"
Cauliflower Rice Salmon Bowl – Dairy Free Ever since the creation of cauliflower rice STEAMER BAGS I have been having a lot of fun creating “rice” dishes can be made super quickly and don’t have the high carbohdyrate content of actual rice. Even brown rice is very carb rich. Also, because of the “swelling” nature … Continue reading "Cauliflower Rice Salmon Bowl – Dairy Free"
Turkey Taco Zucchini Boats I love using vegetables as a base when possible for a quick WLS friendly meal. You can load up a veggie with a lean protein source and then focus on the flavors. One dish can provide all the meats, veggies and flavors you need! Stuffed bell peppers are another vegetable that … Continue reading "Turkey Taco Zucchini Boats"
Jalapeno Chili Lime Turkey Burger Turkey burgers are one of my FAVORITE weight loss surgery recipes! It’s not even because it’s ground turkey. In fact, I’m of the mindset that it matters more how lean your meat is compared to WHICH meat it is. A ground beef can be 97% lean and a ground turkey could … Continue reading "Jalapeno Chili Lime Turkey Burger"
Sweet Baby Carrots Here’s a bariatric friendly side dish that is almost too easy that I forgot to share! Some recipes are so second nature to my that it doesn’t even cross my mind to make it a blog post. Some of you will be bored with how simple this post is…no problem. I have … Continue reading "Sweet Baby Carrots"