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"

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"

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"

Mexican Stuffed Peppers with Cauliflower Rice

Steph Wagner

November 7, 2019

Mexican Stuffed Peppers with Cauliflower Rice Ground Beef and Cauliflower Rice stuffed in Sweet Peppers Stuffing Vegetables with Protein Recipes like this Mexican Stuffed Pepper with Cauliflower rice are awesome because they utilize stuffing a vegetable with protein is PERFECT for weight loss surgery patients. You can get all the flavors from the meats and … Continue reading "Mexican Stuffed Peppers with Cauliflower Rice"

Grilled Vegetable Salad

Steph Wagner

November 6, 2019

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"

Turkey Sausage and Veggies Packet

Steph Wagner

November 1, 2019

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 Salmon

Steph Wagner


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 … Continue reading "Air Fryer Salmon"