Zoodles!!

We took the guess work out of Zoodles!!

Zoodles (zucchini noodles) are a huge trend in the low-carb, ketogenic, paleo, and gluten free lifestyles. They’re all over Pinerest and Facebook and there are all kinds of gadgets to help with making them.

Zoodle Tips:
*Sautee them instead of boiling them to help keep them from getting soggy and […]

By |January 10th, 2017|Blog, Episodes, Episodes|3,151 Comments

Bariatric-Friendly Salads!

Bariatric-Friendly salads are the way to go to get both your protein and your veggies! Check out Jen’s version of Pinterest-Favorite salad-in-a-jar and Sue’s jazzed-up Tuna Salad! Recipes up tomorrow!

By |September 17th, 2015|Blog, Episodes|397 Comments

Tasty Tuesday! Spring Rolls

Spring is here! The weather is getting warmer, the birds are singing in the trees, and the rains are a-fallin’! 
When Jen was a little girl, we lived next to an amazing Vietnamese couple. The woman was beautiful and loved children – Jen spent a lot of time over there as a kid!
She was always cooking, […]

By |April 29th, 2015|Blog, Recipes|282 Comments

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!

By |February 23rd, 2015|Episodes|267 Comments

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 […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Blog, Recipes|291 Comments

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 […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|1,295 Comments

Retribution Stew

Because Jen’s Dad, brother, and daughter are all hunters, we always end up with enough venison to last almost a full year by the end of deer hunting season. Paired up with savory winter veggies such as sweet potatoes and parsnips, it delivers a hearty, soul-satisfying stew. Don’t let the venison scare you away, though. […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|246 Comments

Bariatric Friendly Pizza – Three Ways!

For many of us, pizza is one thing that is missed above many other foods. But it doesn’t have to be! We’ve found three ways to make pizza in smaller portions, using bariatric-friendly ingredients.

Pizza 1: Use a whole wheat or carb-friendly tortilla for a crust. Spread with pizza sauce or other favorite sauce […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|262 Comments

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
[…]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|224 Comments

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 […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Recipes|975 Comments