Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts Crisp texture, great flavor for weight loss surgery friend side dish Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts I found the original recipe on Pinterest on the website how2doketo.com and modified it to fit the bariatric diet. I don’t know about you but I tend to love brussels sprouts but not … Continue reading "Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts"
Grilled Vegetable Salad Fresh asparagus, zucchini, tomato and mushrooms Stay on track with variety in veggies This Grilled Vegetable Salad is a great way to keep variety in your vegetables! I’ve always felt one of the biggest keys to long term success after bariatric surgery is to 1) plan ahead and 2) keep variety in … Continue reading "Grilled Vegetable Salad"
Turkey Sausage and Veggies Packet Easy 4 ingredient meal on the grill Cutting down on fat grams There is a reason this is Turkey Sausage and Veggies Packet instead of just sausage and veggies packet. The difference in fat grams is HUGE! If you didn’t know you can purchase pre-cooked turkey kielbasa sausage in … Continue reading "Turkey Sausage and Veggies Packet"
Oven Roasted Vegetables Oven roasted bell pepper, carrots, zucchini, mushrooms Why are oven roasted vegetables so tasty? I have for sure met my fair share of picky vegetable refusing patients in my ten years of being a bariatric dietitian. Many would attribute their pickiness to struggling with staying on a healthy diet. They expect … Continue reading "Oven Roasted Vegetables"
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"
Print Recipe Chopped Broccoli Kale Salad 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 No Cook Prep Time 15 minutes Servings sevings MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 12 oz chopped broccoli fresh5 oz baby kale torn2 … Continue reading "Chopped Broccoli Kale Salad"
Classic Taco Salad with Ground Turkey An easy post-op WLS friendly lunch or dinner I have to admit, sometimes I hesitate to post such a simple recipe for a classic taco salad. I think to myself, everyone already knows this easy meal idea. This is nothing new. So why am I sitting here typing up … Continue reading "Classic Taco Salad"
Kale Shrimp Caesar Salad Bariatric friendly kale salad with familiar flavors of shrimp and caesar dressing There are so many things to love about shrimp recipes, in my humble opinion. It’s a lean protein – so it’s filling without the fat content. It’s super fast to cook – hallelujah. It’s very adaptable the kind of … Continue reading "Kale Shrimp Caesar Salad"
Pesto Shrimp with Summer Squash Fresh flavors, protein focused, bariatric friendly recipe Okay post-op friends. I’ve got another great shrimp recipe for you! I love the flavors in this recipe – the pesto and my favorite seasonings for sure. I also really love the texture. I’m a fan of summer squash with a little crunch … Continue reading "Pesto Shrimp with Summer Squash"
Carrot Apple Slaw for Weight Loss Surgery Patients Lower in fat and sugar than traditional Carrot Apple Slaw I’ve always loved the traditional Carrot Apple Slaw you often see at summer cookouts and barbecues. Fresh and crunchy and feels healthier than crunchy potato chips or all the creamy potato or macaroni salads. After Bariatric Surgery those … Continue reading "Carrot Apple Slaw"