Zucchini Turkey Burgers I really love the texture that zucchini can provide a meat dish. You may already know, zucchini has a super high water content. Therefore, it usually needs to be squeezed out or “sweated” by sprinkling some salt on the zucchini and dabbing with paper towels. This is true if you make … Continue reading "Zucchini Turkey Burgers"
Grilled Parmesan Turkey Burgers Use grated parmesan cheese for a turkey burger that doesn’t stick to your grill grates. I have made many, many a turkey burger in my day. Typically I fire up my grill pan on the stove top because turkey is a harder meat to work with on the grill. I … Continue reading "Grilled Parmesan Turkey Burgers"
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"
Marinated Teriyaki Stovetop Chicken The weight loss surgery diet can get so boring and mundane. The idea of just chicken is not appealing, to anyone, but it is one of the best lean protein sources that yields weight loss results! Patients are often looking for ways to keep chicken moist and to keep it flavorful. … Continue reading "Marinated Teriyaki Stovetop Chicken"
Thin Sliced Grilled Steaks After the Bariatric liquid, pureed and soft diets are behind you, you might be ready to start considering beef and even, dare I say, steak?? Along with this recipe, for very thin sliced steaks, another recipes to try these Tasty Tiny Steak Bites as a way to start very small and very … Continue reading "Thin Sliced Grilled Steaks"
Paprika Yogurt Chicken Skewers I’ve always loved kebabs….for some reason they are so much more fun and elightful than just grilled chicken breast! Perhaps it’s the colors or the pretty display of smaller pieces of meat stacked together. You can add veggies so easily and create beautiful colors of marinated meats and veggies! Shrimp, steak, … Continue reading "Paprika Yogurt Chicken Skewers"
Black Bean Beef Burger If you’ve had baraitric surgery and you are past the pureed and soft phases of the diet – I’m guess you’ve often looked to burgers for a high protein meal. Why wouldn’t you? So easy to make and the flavors can vary hundreds of ways! In fact, in this post I … Continue reading "Black Bean Beef Burger"
Chimichurri Grilled Chicken Kebabs I’ve always loved kebabs….for some reason they are so much more fun and elightful than just grilled chicken breast! Perhaps it’s the colors or the pretty display of smaller pieces of meat stacked together. You can add veggies so easily and create beautiful colors of marinated meats and veggies! Shrimp, … Continue reading "Chimichurri Grilled Chicken Kebabs"
It’s mid May as I write this and that means one thing. The beginning of burger season. Aloha Hawaiian Burger! A fantastic weight loss surgery recipe. For bariatric patients, burgers are protein GOLD. You can make them 101 different ways with ground turkey, beef or chicken (and even shrimp or salmon) …make them FAST and stay … Continue reading "Aloha Hawaiian Burger – Weight Loss Surgery Recipe"
There are so many reasons to loved grilled asparagus…but the best of all is that you can add it to the grill when you’re making burgers, chicken or steaks! Just a few fresh ingredients and no extra time to have a delicious side dish with your entree. As always, remember to have two bites of … Continue reading "Grilled Asparagus"