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"

Hot Ham and Swiss Chicken Breasts

Steph Wagner

November 8, 2019

Hot Ham and Swiss Chicken Breasts Served with sautéed mushrooms and tomato slices Chicken Cordon Bleu, re-done What is “Hot Ham and Swiss Chicken Breasts?” – really, it’s a spin off a classic Chicken Cordon Bleu. Traditionally Chicken Cordon Bleu is a dish with meat wrapped around cheese. How most have come to know it … Continue reading "Hot Ham and Swiss Chicken Breasts"

Beefy Chili Stoup

Steph Wagner


Beefy Chili Stoup Thick and hearty like chili, with soft fresh vegetables like soup   Why post-ops have to be careful of soup Beefy Chili Stoup is name inspired by Rachael Ray’s made up term of “stoup” (soup + chili) and one that I often use on this website. You see, soup is not the … Continue reading "Beefy Chili Stoup"

Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits

Steph Wagner

October 16, 2019

Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits     Shrimp sautéed with lemon, riced cauliflower to replace cheesy grits   A word about gaining flavor It’s true. The first time I tried to create this Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits, it was okay but my husband was honest enough to tell me it just didn’t have much flavor. I … Continue reading "Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits"

Chicken Cacciatore

Steph Wagner

August 19, 2019

Chicken Cacciatore   Chicken Cacciatore also known as Hunters Stew Lean protein, fresh vegetables I love this recipe because it brings fresh flavors and texture with the vegetables plus it keeps the chicken moist and easily to tolerate after weight loss surgery!   Print Recipe Chicken Cacciatore Cacciatore means 'hunter' in Italian and is a … Continue reading "Chicken Cacciatore"

Beef and Ratatouille Skillet

Steph Wagner

April 22, 2019

Beef and Ratatouille Skillet Fresh eggplant, squash and tomatoes with lean ground beef   Adding protein to a classic vegetable dish This Beef and Ratatouille Skillet sure sounds fancy but it’s truly a classic vegetable dish that uses eggplant, yellow squash and a whole list of other vegetables and adds in lean ground beef. The … Continue reading "Beef and Ratatouille Skillet"

Sunday’s Beef “Stoup”

Steph Wagner

March 13, 2019

Sunday’s Beef “Stoup”   Bariatric Friendly Instant Pot Recipe Sunday’s Beef Stoup: Thinner than stew, thicker than soup I have recently come into a wonderful pattern for Sundays – I don’t cook. And it’s amazing! So why is this called Sunday’s Beef Stoup you ask? In an effort to make Sunday’s very restful and relaxing, … Continue reading "Sunday’s Beef “Stoup”"

Taco Salad in a Jar

Steph Wagner

December 19, 2018

Taco Salad in a Jar Easy bariatric friendly lunch idea Assembling the Jars I’ve made a few variations of salad in a jar type of recipes and for me, the key is layer ingredients from most wet to most dry. Keeping the lettuce at the top makes sense, sometimes it’s the other ingredients that take … Continue reading "Taco Salad in a Jar"

Asian Shrimp Zucchini Pasta

Steph Wagner

December 12, 2018

Asian Shrimp Zucchini Pasta Simple Bariatric friendly, Asian inspired recipe Simple Sauce, Simple Recipes I recently posted a recipe for Asian Chicken Thighs and loved the flavor so much I also adapted it for this Asian Shrimp Zucchini Pasta dinner! I use frozen, cooked shrimp to keep my life simple. I love recipe that are … Continue reading "Asian Shrimp Zucchini Pasta"