Stuffed Yellow Pepper Skillet Bake stuffed yellow peppers in a skillet to save on time Packed with protein, low in carbs There are two vegetables that I love that “stuff” with lean protein. Peppers and zucchinis. They are easy, yummy and have great texture! These recipes are great for weight loss surgery patients because … Continue reading "Stuffed Yellow Pepper Skillet"
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"
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"
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 best … Continue reading "Beefy Chili Stoup"
Chicken Cacciatore – Hunter’s Stew , Moist Chicken, Fresh Vegetables, Italian Flavors Chicken Cacciatore (Hunter’s Stew) Chicken Cacciatore is a dish you may have heard of, but not always easy to place exactly which one that is. Okay, maybe that’s just me. I remembered reading that on an Italian restaurant menu but assumed it … Continue reading "Chicken Cacciatore"
Asian Peanut Chicken Skewers Asian dressing with powdered peanut butter provide new flavor to grilled chicken and vegetables Light Asian dressing and powered peanut butter, my new favorite combo I’ve made a few bariatric recipes using these two ingredients and I have love the flavor combo! A few weeks ago I made an Asian Shrimp … Continue reading "Asian Peanut Chicken Skewers"
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 results? … Continue reading "Beef and Ratatouille Skillet"