Air Fryer Barbecue Meatballs

Steph Wagner

August 20, 2019

Air Fryer Barbecue Meatballs Barbecue Cheddar Meatballs in 20 minutes Texture Matters Funny enough, I create recipes all the time that I never write down because I forget. My style of cooking is toss a little of this and a little of that so I have had to train myself to take notes! In particular, … Continue reading "Air Fryer Barbecue Meatballs"

Grilled Vegetable Salad

Steph Wagner

August 6, 2019

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"

Caesar Grilled Pork Chops

Steph Wagner

June 19, 2019

Caesar Grilled Pork Chops Simple ingredients, big flavor   Oh yes! I should grill the other white meat! When it comes to grilling season (my favorite) I often forget to give pork chops much attention. I usually go for the usual chicken or burgers because you can change the flavors so easily. Then I grill … Continue reading "Caesar Grilled Pork Chops"

Beefy Chili Stoup

Steph Wagner

May 23, 2019

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 best … Continue reading "Beefy Chili Stoup"

Hot Ham and Swiss Chicken Breasts

Steph Wagner

May 16, 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"

Almond Crusted Pork Chops

Steph Wagner

May 2, 2019

Almond Crusted Pork Chops Pork chops coated in dijon mustard, parmesan cheese and chopped almonds Swapping breadcrumbs for cheese I have always love the trick of using grated parmesan cheese in place of breadcrumbs…it’s so genius! Whether it’s meatballs, meatloaf or coating for a “breaded” meat like these chicken nuggets or this Almond Crusted Pork … Continue reading "Almond Crusted Pork Chops"

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 results? … Continue reading "Beef and Ratatouille Skillet"

Kickin Chipotle Beef Burgers

Steph Wagner

April 19, 2019

Kickin Chipotle Beef Burger Low-carb, high protein and dairy free bariatric recipe How spicy is it? These Kickin Chipotle Beef Burger do have some kick. If you’re wondering just how spicy I think they would be a 2.5 on a scale of 1 to 5. That’s a very made up number, however, as someone who can handle … Continue reading "Kickin Chipotle Beef Burgers"

Low Carb Dijon Shrimp Skillet

Steph Wagner

April 17, 2019

Low Carb Dijon Shrimp Skillet Using bold flavors of dijon mustard and sun-dried tomatoes One pan, super fast This Low-Carb Dijon Shrimp Skillet certainly a quick dinner and a “one pot wonder” using just the skillet. I used a steamer bag of green beans and pre-cooked shrimp to really speed things up! The quickest method … Continue reading "Low Carb Dijon Shrimp Skillet"

Easy Sunday Onion Meatloaf

Steph Wagner

April 15, 2019

An easy low-carb meatloaf that highlights the flavors of beef and onion with a little fresh spinach in the mix. This dish can be put together in just minutes then the homey aromas of meatloaf fill your house until your ready for a high protein, low carb classic dinner.