Parmesan Zucchini Chips There are two ingredients I use a LOT to create bariatric friendly recipes: zucchini and grated parmesan cheese. Let’s talk a moment about the beauty of zucchini- I love how versatile this low carb, low calorie vegetable can be! Many people have tried to zucchini noodle (“zoodle”) approach which I love. I … Continue reading "Parmesan Zucchini Chips"
Honey Mustard Roasted Brussel Sprouts Bariatric surgery patient or not….the hunt for healthy vegetable side dishes that aren’t canned green beans is a real struggle. I love adding vegetables to my protein entree but doesn’t it feel like all the energy goes into the entree that you don’t really want to make a whole other recipe for … Continue reading "Honey Mustard Roasted Brussel Sprouts"
Sautéed Ranch Bell Peppers Bariatric surgery patient or not….the hunt for healthy vegetable side dishes that aren’t canned green beans is a real struggle. I love adding vegetables to my protein entree but doesn’t it feel like all the energy goes into the entree that you don’t really want to make a whole other recipe for … Continue reading "Sautéed Ranch Bell Peppers"
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"
Microwave Steamed Baby Carrots It may seem like a simple recipe to make a blog post for…and it is! Such a simple recipe to add a veggie and some fiber to your protein packed meal! Remember to eat two bites of protein to every one bite of carrot for best bariatric surgery success. For … Continue reading "Microwave Steamed Baby Carrots"
It is SO hard to make a “pureed” recipe sound like it’s any good. But trust me…this one is! It’s essentially refried beans with a little more flavor going on for you. For this recipe we heat together three simple ingreidents: pinto beans, salsa and broth. Then we put them in the blender (or in … Continue reading "Pureed Salsa and Beans"
Orange Infused Green Beans Print Recipe Orange Infused Green Beans Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Meal Plan: Select Course to Add: BreakfastLunchDinner This recipe has been added to your Meal Plan Course Vegetables Cuisine American, Stove Top Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Servings servings MetricUS Imperial Ingredients … Continue reading "Orange Infused Green Beans"
Print Recipe Refried Bean Bowl Ideally baked in a small ramekin or other oven safe small dish. Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Meal Plan: Select Course to Add: BreakfastLunchDinner This recipe has been added to your Meal Plan Cuisine Mexican Servings serving MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 1/4 cup fat free refried … Continue reading "Refried Bean Bowl"
Do you ever wonder what the difference between a sugar snap pea and a snow pea is? I get them confused ALL the time. I know which one I’m supposed to have for lower starch but I mix up the names all the time! Ha! If you’re a bariatric surgery patient, or even just someone … Continue reading "Sautéed Garlic Snow Peas (the lowest starch pea)"
If you like onions as much as I do, this recipe is a must try! For Bariatric surgery patients, this is a fun way to toss a veggie on the grill along with your protein and not worry about the fat or carbs of a true onion blossom. I still remember from back in my … Continue reading "Grilled Onion Blossom – Low Carb WLS Recipe"