Caesar Grilled Pork Chops

Steph Wagner

June 19, 2019

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"

Almond Crusted Pork Chops

Steph Wagner

May 2, 2019

Almond Crusted Pork Chops Pork chops coated in dijon mustard, parmesan cheese and chopped almonds Swapping breadcrumbs for cheese I have always love the trick of using grated parmesan cheese in place of breadcrumbs…it’s so genius! Whether it’s meatballs, meatloaf or coating for a “breaded” meat like these chicken nuggets or this Almond Crusted Pork … Continue reading "Almond Crusted Pork Chops"

Instant Pot Pesto Pork Tenderloin

Steph Wagner

February 22, 2019

Bariatric Friendly Instant Pot Pesto Pork   Simple recipes with good flavor It almost seems silly when I sit down to type up a recipe and realize it was only three ingredients. Am I missing something? Was that really all I used? In this case, it’s absolutely true. It’s why I often keep pork tenderloin … Continue reading "Instant Pot Pesto Pork Tenderloin"

Green Enchilada Pork Chili

Steph Wagner

November 14, 2018

Green Enchilada Pork Chili WLS recipe for the Instant Pot or Stove Top Note: I hate to assume everyone has an Instant Pot and would not want to exclude anyone from this recipe if they did not have one! So I’ve included both cooking methods for this Green Enchilada Pork Chili below. However, I am … Continue reading "Green Enchilada Pork Chili"

Instant Pot Barbecue Shredded Pork

Steph Wagner

September 27, 2018

Barbecue Shredded Pork in the Instant Pot Flavorful and moist, a high protein meal for bariatric surgery patients Slow Cooker versus Instant Pot This recipe can easily be made in a slow cooker and honestly, the way I have made this exact recipe for years! It’s great for entertaining or for a fast dinner to … Continue reading "Instant Pot Barbecue Shredded Pork"

Tuscan Pork Chop Skillet

Steph Wagner

July 25, 2018

Tuscan Pork Chop Skillet I seriously love the flavors of this easy skillet. I feel like it’s restaurant quality for such little effort! If you are looking to keeps carbs very conservative, you may consider skipping the beans and just going with the cherry tomatoes and spinach. The texture of pork can get tough very quickly … Continue reading "Tuscan Pork Chop Skillet"

Sheet Pan Pork and Zucchini

Steph Wagner

February 27, 2018

Sheet Pan Pork and Zucchini Who doesn’t love a one pan dinner? Especially after weight loss surgery! After bariatric surgery the goal is to stay focused on a diet of lean protein and non-starchy vegetables. Even better when you can make that protein and veggie meal full of flavor AND keep it in one pot. … Continue reading "Sheet Pan Pork and Zucchini"

Ranch Pork Chops

Steph Wagner

November 28, 2017

Ranch Pork Chops   This recipe can also be found in my cookbook!  BEST FORK FORWARD: Everyday Dinners After Weight Loss Surgery   I’ve mentioned so many times all over this website how powerful lean and solid protein sources can be to the bariatric diet. Protein takes the longest to digest and a solid texture will … Continue reading "Ranch Pork Chops"

Hummus Crusted Pork Tenderloin

Steph Wagner

October 21, 2017

Hummus Crusted Pork Tenderloin This recipe can also be found in my cookbook!  BEST FORK FORWARD: Everyday Dinners After Weight Loss Surgery Many of my WLS patients ask me where hummus falls into the bariatric diet. Is it a protein? Does that count? Such a great question. I treat hummus as a “fat” source on … Continue reading "Hummus Crusted Pork Tenderloin"