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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Sue’s Protein Blueberry Smoothie

Protein drinks and smoothies don’t have to be scary! In this version, Sue gives it a blueberry pie flavor using real blueberries and ups the protein by adding Greek yogurt. This is a thicker shake and a little more savory. If desired, add some sweetener to the mix.

1 serving protein powder of choice (we […]

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Jen’s Protein Peach Smoothie

Protein drinks don’t have to be scary anymore! Jen adds peaches to this one. Using the vanilla chai flavored powder gives the mix a little bit of a peach cobbler flavor. If using plain vanilla powder, try adding a dash of cinnamon!

1 serving protein powder of choice, prepared according to package directions (we used […]

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Sue’s Mock-A-Roni Salad

This colorful and healthy dish is a crowd-pleaser! In one version we add salami and two colors of bell pepper. This can be made so many different ways, use your imagination and make it colorful and tasty!

1 head of Cauliflower (choose the size you like we used a large one)
1 bell pepper of […]

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Jen’s Zucchini Lasagna

This is a little different in the way of recipes. This particular recipe is for a single serving, so there’s going to be a lot of “pre-prep” going on. For example, slicing the zucchini and browning the sausage would be done ahead. You can, of course, do this in larger batches, but the proportions we […]

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Jen’s Avacado Salad with Shrimp

This is a great summer salad! The way it is now, it would be a side dish. Add more shrimp or other protein and it makes a great main course! **TIP** If you don’t like cilantro or onion, feel free to leave them out! The recipe is still a great one!

Dressing:
Juice of 1 […]

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Sue’s Low-Carb Green Chicken Enchiladas

Jen was shocked when she tasted these for the first time! She’s someone that’s not a fan of green chilis – or so she thought! And the crew didn’t even notice the tortillas weren’t actual tortillas! They had seconds! You will be pleasently surprised by the taste and texture of this delicious dish! Thanks to […]

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Jen’s Shrimp Saute

This is one of my personal go-to recipes when I’m home alone and need a quick lunch! And boy is it quick. Pan to plate in about 5 minutes! You can change up the veggies to anything you like – everything works great here! Broccoli, carrots, bell peppers, kale … Whatever you like! Make it […]

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