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"

Stuffed Yellow Pepper Skillet

Steph Wagner

October 2, 2019

Stuffed Yellow Pepper Skillet Bake stuffed yellow peppers in a skillet to save on time   Packed with protein, low in carbs There are two vegetables that I love that “stuff” with lean protein. Peppers and zucchinis. They are easy, yummy and have great texture! These recipes are great for weight loss surgery patients because … Continue reading "Stuffed Yellow Pepper Skillet"

Egg Roll Salad Jars

Steph Wagner

September 26, 2019

Egg Roll Salad Jars Ground turkey, kale mix and Asian marinade   Egg Roll Bowl, Egg Roll Salad Jars If you have not already tried egg roll bowl for dinner, I recommend doing so! The flavors are an exciting change of pace but with a packaged bag of salad or cole slaw mix, it is … Continue reading "Egg Roll Salad Jars"

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"

Oven Roasted Vegetables

Steph Wagner

July 30, 2019

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"

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"

Almond Crusted Pork Chops

Steph Wagner

May 2, 2019

Almond Crusted Pork Chops Almond Crusted Pork Chops: pork 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! This is the main feature of these Almond Crusted Pork Chops. Whether it’s meatballs, meatloaf … Continue reading "Almond Crusted Pork Chops"