Baked Blackened Chicken

Steph Wagner

January 10, 2020

Baked Blackened Chicken   Assortment of seasonings to keep flavor in your baked chicken   Chicken after bariatric surgery Most post-ops find their biggest struggle with chicken is to make sure it doesn’t get too dry. (By the way, small bite sizes are the biggest key to enjoying chicken! Oh, you already knew that?! Black … Continue reading "Baked Blackened Chicken"

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"

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"

Chicken Zoodle Stew

Steph Wagner

November 11, 2019

Chicken Zoodle Stew   Print Recipe Chicken Zoodle Stew Low carb version of a classic soup! Chicken, broth, fresh thyme without the noodles! Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins Course: Main DishCuisine: American, Stove Top Servings: 4 servings Calories: 158 Author: Steph Wagner Ingredients1/2 cup white onion, diced10 baby carrots, diced3 stocks celery, diced1 … Continue reading "Chicken Zoodle Stew"

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"

Grilled Vegetable Salad

Steph Wagner

November 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"

Air Fryer Salmon

Steph Wagner

November 1, 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 … Continue reading "Air Fryer Salmon"