No Cook Night! Bariatric Friendly Fajita Chicken Salad

Fajitas are a favorite. We took it and changed it slightly to turn it into a refreshing, fresh salad! Don’t like it cold? Feel free to heat it up!

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Fajita Chicken Salad

This is a no-cook meal that is so simple and easy ANYONE can do it. Check your produce department for pre-sliced veggies to make it even simpler!

1 bag frozen pre-seasoned chicken strips, thawed
2 bell peppers (any color) sliced
1 onion, sliced
1 poblano pepper, sliced (optional)
about 1/3 C lime juice
about 1/2 C olive oil
fajita seasoning to taste

Combine […]

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Turkey Roll-Ups

I developed this recipe for people who do not cook so that they would have a simple put together recipe for thanksgiving. There are lots of options with this and because it is so flexible it can fit a lot of different tastes. Never will Deli meat replace cooking your own turkey but […]

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Chicken Lasagna Roll-Up

Roll-Ups are a great way to sneak in extra goodness like veggies or cheese. They’re compact, fun, and easy to portion out. This lovely package of deliciousness is also simple to pre-assemble then freeze to eat later!

2 Boneless Skinless chicken breasts, cut in half lengthwise and flattened (scallopenied)
Sliced provalone cheese
Shredded parmesan cheese (about 1/2 […]

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Meat-za Bites

Once upon a time, there was a girl that loved pizza. So much so that she could eat half a large pie in one sitting. Then, she had WLS and couldn’t eat that pizza anymore. But she thought outside the box and put her favorite toppings together to make a savory, delectible bite that will […]

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Potato-Leek Soup with Bacon

Best. Soup. Ever. Period.

8 medium potatoes about 2 – 2 ½ pounds
2 leeks – cut into pieces
1- 12-16 ounce package of smoked bacon
1 (2 cups ) pint whole cream
1- 32 ounce box of chicken broth or stock
½ pound of good cheddar cheese ( I used New York Cheddar)
Salt and pepper to taste
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How To Boil Shrimp

Boiled shrimp is a staple in many, many bariatric kitchens. Not only do they make a great quick, high-protein snack in a go, but they’re great to have on hand to toss into a sautee, soup, or salad! There are several ways to do it. Jennifer and Suzette both have their own versions. Here, […]

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Stuffed Squash

This dish can be modified to fit vegetarian diets just by omitting the bacon. For those of you on the soft foods phase, omit the bacon and cook the halved squash for about 10 minutes before putting the filling on, then continue the recipe as written. This will ensure the squash is soft enough for […]

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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

This is a favorite from our local Mexican restaurant. The owner was kind enough to give us the recipe. We modified it slightly to make it more bariatric friendly. We have two versions here – the full recipe and a single-serve version!

Full Recipe:
1 pound shrimp – any size
1 quart of tomato juice with clam […]

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Green Chili Chicken Stew

This is delicious, healthy, warming, slightly spicy, and full of flavor!

1 small chicken, boiled or roasted, skin removed, and shredded
1 onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 can green chilis
1 can green chili enchilada sauce
1 can white beans of choice UNDRAINED
2 c chicken stock
salt and pepper to taste
olive oil, coconut oil, or butter for […]

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