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"
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 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"
No Cook Bariatric Meal Chicken Sausage and Pineapple Skewers Pre-cooked sausage for a no cook bariatric meal Okay, full disclosure, this is nearly a no cook meal because the meat itself was already cooked. I still count this is a no cook bariatric meal! However, I DID thread it on a skewer and grill it to … Continue reading "No Cook Bariatric Meal: Chicken Sausage and Pineapple Skewers"
Caesar Grilled Pork Chops Simple ingredients, big flavor Oh yes! I should grill the other white meat! When it comes to grilling season (my favorite) I often forget to give pork chops much attention. I usually go for the usual chicken or burgers because you can change the flavors so easily. Then I grill … Continue reading "Caesar Grilled Pork Chops"
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 … Continue reading "Asian Peanut Chicken Skewers"
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 can … 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"