Honey Mustard Pork Chops

Steph Wagner

January 23, 2020

Honey Mustard Pork Chops Yellow mustard, orange slices and a tiny drip of honey over skillet cooked pork chops Yes, a tiny bit of honey I hesitate to even say it, but I DID actually use honey in a recipe. BUT HEAR ME OUT! It was one teaspoon for four pork chops and you’ll have … Continue reading "Honey Mustard Pork Chops"

Greek Steak Bowl

Steph Wagner

December 11, 2019

Greek Steak Bowl     Thinly sliced steaks make this Greek Steak Bowl quick and pouch friendly Thinly sliced steaks Recently I have been on a kick purchasing the thinly sliced sirloin steak from Aldi. To be more specific, it’s labeled “Black Angus Beef Thin Sliced Sirloin Tip Steak for Carne Asada.” When you open … Continue reading "Greek Steak Bowl"

Chicken Pot Pie Stew

Steph Wagner

December 5, 2019

  Chicken Pot Pie Stew   Chicken pot pie stew with the warm hearty flavors of pot pie without the fat and carbs Note: the original idea for this recipe came from Dashing Dish and has been modified for the bariatric surgery diet Start with cooking cubed chicken In this day and age, I get … Continue reading "Chicken Pot Pie Stew"

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"