Chicken Skillet with Green Enchilada Sauce Bariatric surgery friendly weeknight dinner on the stove top. Here’s a great bariatric friendly recipe that provides an estimated 30 grams of protein for one quarter of the meal. You might be thinking “no way I can eat 1/4 of that recipe!” No problem! Listen to your pouch..always. Take … Continue reading "Chicken Skillet with Green Enchilada Sauce"
Spicy Shrimp “Burrito” Bowl I love using shrimp as a quick and easy protein source that also changes up the pace in the kitchen. It’s a great bariatric surgery protein source! Small in size, quick to make, versatile in flavor. If you have access to fresh and yummy shrimp, I am jealous. I live in … Continue reading "Spicy Shrimp “Burrito” Bowl"
Salsa Verde Stuffed Poblano Peppers Stuffed pepper recipes are a great option for the post-op bariatric surgery diet. They are packed with protein, flavor and contained in a low carb vegetable! This also means the possibilities are endless. You can change the meats, the sauces, the spices and find a huge variety in this style … Continue reading "Salsa Verde Stuffed Poblano Peppers"
Chicken Tinga – Shredded Mexican Chicken Chicken Tinga – doesn’t it just sound fun?! A great WLS recipe! Maybe this is not a new dish for you…the name is as commonplace as burgers or tacos in your household. For many others, what is chicken TINGA? Sounds like a dance if you ask me! I think weight … Continue reading "Chicken Tinga – Shredded Mexican Chicken"
Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice No doubt about it, cilantro lime rice is a bit time favorite for most people! Okay sure, unless you don’t like cilantro but why would you be reading this if you didn’t?? After weight loss surgery, rice isn’t recommended for a handful of reasons. The two largest reasons? 1 ) The high … Continue reading "Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice"
Spicy Fish Taco Salad Truth be told this “fish taco salad” is more like a slaw in the texture…but it is tasty! The ingredient list is longer than most of my recipes on FoodCoach.Me but I promise they are primarily seasonings that you either have or have heard of! Fish is a fantastic protein source … Continue reading "Spicy Fish Taco Salad"
Vegetable Ribbon Salad After weight loss surgery it can be hard to find new and exciting side dishes to pair with your protein! Many patients end up with only the protein or they might throw a can of green beans on the side. Getting “stuck in a rut” can apply to anything. Exercise. Protein meals. Definteily … Continue reading "Vegetable Ribbon Salad"
Veracruz Stove Top Chicken Chicken Veracruz is a tender and tangy chicken dish that originates from, you guessed it, the Veracruz region of Mexico! After Weight-Loss Surgery, you are likely looking for two main things when it comes to meats: It’s tender. It’s flavorful. This is a dish that fits that description! There are several … Continue reading "Veracruz Stove Top Chicken"
Jalapeno Chili Lime Turkey Burger Turkey burgers are one of my FAVORITE weight loss surgery recipes! It’s not even because it’s ground turkey. In fact, I’m of the mindset that it matters more how lean your meat is compared to WHICH meat it is. A ground beef can be 97% lean and a ground turkey could … Continue reading "Jalapeno Chili Lime Turkey Burger"
Chunky Garden Italian Chicken This Bariatric friendly recipe has a lot of things going for it…are you ready?? First – it’s dairy free! I’ve had several requests for patients wanting more recipes that do not contain any dairy. While I have tons of recipes that don’t contain dairy, I have not always flagged them specifically! … Continue reading "Chunky Garden Italian Chicken"