Stuffed Yellow Pepper Skillet

Steph Wagner

October 2, 2019

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"

Air Fryer Salmon

Steph Wagner

August 27, 2019

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

Steph Wagner

August 22, 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"

Grilled Vegetable Salad

Steph Wagner

August 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"

Beefy Chili Stoup

Steph Wagner

May 23, 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 best … Continue reading "Beefy Chili Stoup"

Chicken Cacciatore

Steph Wagner

May 21, 2019

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

Steph Wagner

April 30, 2019

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

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 results? … Continue reading "Beef and Ratatouille Skillet"