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"

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"

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"

Beefy Chili Stoup

Steph Wagner

November 8, 2019

Beefy Chili Stoup Thick and hearty like chili, with soft fresh vegetables like soup   Why post-ops have to be careful of soup Beefy Chili Stoup is name inspired by Rachael Ray’s made up term of “stoup” (soup + chili) and one that I often use on this website. You see, soup is not the … Continue reading "Beefy Chili Stoup"

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"

Air Fryer Barbecue Meatballs

Steph Wagner

November 6, 2019

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 … Continue reading "Air Fryer Barbecue Meatballs"

Beef and Ratatouille Skillet

Steph Wagner

April 22, 2019

Beef and Ratatouille Skillet Fresh eggplant, squash and tomatoes with lean ground beef   Adding protein to a classic vegetable dish This Beef and Ratatouille Skillet sure sounds fancy but it’s truly a classic vegetable dish that uses eggplant, yellow squash and a whole list of other vegetables and adds in lean ground beef. The … Continue reading "Beef and Ratatouille Skillet"

Easy Sunday Onion Meatloaf

Steph Wagner

April 15, 2019

Easy Sunday Onion Meatloaf Low carb and bariatric friendly meatloaf that can be made quickly on a lazy Sunday (or any other day) For the love of meatloaf Meatloaf is one of my all time favorite dishes. Just how much do I love meatloaf? It was the main entree at our wedding buffet. I LOVE … Continue reading "Easy Sunday Onion Meatloaf"

Sunday’s Beef “Stoup”

Steph Wagner

March 13, 2019

Sunday’s Beef “Stoup”   Bariatric Friendly Instant Pot Recipe Sunday’s Beef Stoup: Thinner than stew, thicker than soup I have recently come into a wonderful pattern for Sundays – I don’t cook. And it’s amazing! So why is this called Sunday’s Beef Stoup you ask? In an effort to make Sunday’s very restful and relaxing, … Continue reading "Sunday’s Beef “Stoup”"