Chinese Pork with Green Beans A few weeks ago I was visiting family in the Kansas City area. We stopped by our favorite grocery store for dinner (sounds odd but if you have a HyVee in your area…you’ll understand!) Before walking in the door I told myself I was going to be healthy and get … Continue reading "Chinese Pork with Green Beans"
I’m pretty sure just about anything can be made into “bariatric size.” Okay, maybe not everything but this super simple recipe for grilled pork tenderloin is PERFECT for postop Gastric Sleeve, Bypass and Band patients. I made quick work of a pork tenderloin by using my kitchen shears to trim off any fat. Then I held … Continue reading "Bariatric Sized Grilled Pork Medallions"
I’m a sucker for rosemary. The smell is so inviting and the flavor is likely my #1 for herbs. This recipe is perfect for weight loss surgery patients. If you or someone you know has had Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass surgery, this is a very fast and delicious meal with PERFECT sized portions of … Continue reading "Quick Rosemary Pork Medallions"
If you love the flavor of banana peppers, you must try this recipe! I nearly forgot about jarred banana peppers until my eye caught them at the grocery store weeks ago. I started adding them to Mr. W’s lunches…then to side salads…then to the top of chili. They have a great flavor and a little … Continue reading "Crockpot® Pork Tenderloin and Banana Peppers"
If you’re afraid of spice…this recipe is nothing to fear! This meal has a really great flavor but not a lot of heat (but you could leave in the seeds if you were looking for some!) Pork chops are a great way to venture away from the standard chicken dishes. Still packed with protein and … Continue reading "Pork Chops with Onion and Poblano"
We’ve continued to celebrate “Chili Sunday” in our house this Fall season. One of my favorites thus far has been this Pork and Tomatillo Chili. If you aren’t familiar – tomatillos are a small, green tomato that have a lot of sweetness to them. You may have tried tomatillo salsa before, which is more sweet than spicy. … Continue reading "Pork and Tomatillo Chili – Bariatric Recipes"
I’ve always loved the flavor of warm Pork with Apples. It’s always been one of my more favorite Crockpot® meals. While there is so much convenience in the Crockpot® style of this recipe, there is one bigger reason why I do love the baked version on occasion. The apples hold their shape a little better … Continue reading "Baked Pork with Apples"
This recipe is brought to you by FoodCoachMe friend and follower Katie O. If you have a bariatric friendly recipe you’d like to share please email me at Steph@foodcoach.me! These Asian Kebabs can be eaten alone or in a lettuce wrap as Katie shares below. Happy eating! We normally serve these Asian Kebabs with grilled veggies, … Continue reading "Asian Kebab Lettuce Wraps *Guest Post!*"
Caribbean Pork and Zucchini This weight loss surgery friendly can be made in the Instant Pot or in the oven! A nice blend of spices on this pork tenderloin pairs perfectly with the zucchini squash. You wouldn’t think ground cinnamon would go in a pork tenderloin recipes, but it’s super delicious! Whether you use an … Continue reading "Caribbean Pork and Zucchini"
It’s amazing what Ranch packet can do in your life. When I ended up without an ingredient I thought I had (ugh…rookie mistake) I went looking for a totally different meal idea. I was SO thankful I had an extra Ranch packet…day instantly saved! Dijon mustard, fresh garlic and a Ranch packet later….this house smelled … Continue reading "Ranch Style Baked Pork Roast"