Of all the times I’ve made White Chicken Chili, I’ve never though to create it with ground turkey instead. It’s a very similar flavor to chicken chili, but with the ground meat texture of a traditional chili. How profound!!! I really, really like this chili. While I always like chili….writing this blog is really … Continue reading "White Turkey Chili – WLS Recipes"
If you like feta cheese and the salty taste of a Kalamata olive…this recipe is a must try! I made up the burger mixture quickly in the morning to cut down on my cooking time after Zumba class. In fact…I called Mr W on my way home from the gym and had him cook them … Continue reading "Greek Turkey Burgers – Bariatric Recipes"
Ohhh yes. It’s time for another meatloaf recipe! I love meatloaf so much, I think I will soon make a separate “meatloaf” category on the blog. Not everyone shares in my love, but if you do, you gotta try this! I bought Sweet Italian turkey sausage links and removed the casing for this recipe. SO much … Continue reading "Turkey Sausage & Mozzarella Meatloaf – Low Carb WLS Recipe"
Yes. These really were as delicious as they sound. In fact, a moment of honesty: we ate dinner twice. Okay, okay. I know. Portion control. True hunger. Food is fuel. I believe all these things. However, we were going to an event and needed to eat dinner before we left. This meant we ate dinner at … Continue reading "Parmesan Turkey Pepperoni Meatballs – WLS Recipe"
Yep. I put cinnamon in a turkey burger. Mr W is super proud that he could “detect” what the secret ingredient was. It makes this burger something really special. Not to mention the roasted pear! This burger has something slightly sweet to it, but still burger-y. I put caramelized onions and feta cheese on top. A … Continue reading "Roasted Pear & Feta Burger – Low Carb WLS Recipe"
One of my “was a patient but now a friend” sent me a recipe the other day for a sun-dried tomato turkey burger. It sounded awesome! I believe I will still make this into a burger recipe, but really it got my wheels turning for a superfast meatloaf. Mini-meatloaves cook so fast, and meatloaf mixture … Continue reading "Sun-Dried Tomato Mini Meatloaf"
If you’ve ever had a cheeseburger soup, I know why you’re reading this. So yummy! I made adaptations to cut down the fat: lean ground meat, low-fat cheese, and skipped potatoes, cream and flour. Coming home to a crockpot of “Cheeseburger Stew” just plain doesn’t get old! If you’ve had weight-loss surgery, the important thing … Continue reading "Cheeseburger Stew"
Yes, chili week was over a couple weeks ago. But that doesn’t mean I’ll stop eating it! This is one of the fastest and most flavorful chili recipes EVER…wellllll at least that I’ve made thus far. Challenges welcomed. Perfect scenario for this meal: it’s a rainy/dreary/overcast kind of day and you decide at the last … Continue reading "20 Minute Taco Chili"
Oooowie this recipe is good! If you are getting bored…bored…boooorrreedd with your weeknight meals, I highly suggest adding Turkey Taco Meatballs to the menu for this week. You will not be disappointed. Lots of flavor for minimal effort that didn’t come out of a window! I found this recipe on a blog through a series … Continue reading "Turkey Taco Meatballs"
After seeing several recipes for some sort of stuffed zucchini, I decided to try my hand at it. Super tasty! All the flavors of spaghetti without the pasta and the bonus of some added texture from the zucchini. Look for chicken or turkey Italian sausage to save on fat calories. Print Recipe Sausage Stuffed … Continue reading "Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats"