Recipes for Weight Loss Surgery Success

Tabbouleh and Chicken

Tabbouleh and Chicken

Serving Size:  1 1/3 cups Per Serving: 312 calories; protein 20g; carbohydrates 25g; dietary fiber 5g; sugars 3g; fat 16g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 42mg; potassium 619mg; sodium 449mg. Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 1 cup medium bulgur (see Tip) 1 ½ cups...

Cheesecake

Cheesecake

Yield:  6 (½- cup) servings Ingredients 4 oz. fat free cream cheese 16 oz. plain, non-fat Greek yogurt ½ package (1 oz) Sugar Free, Fat Free Jello Instant Pudding 2-3 packets Splenda or another sweetener Directions Place in medium mixing bowl.  Mix until smooth....

Avocado Pesto Zoodles

Avocado Pesto Zoodles

Want some extra fiber in your life?! Try this recipe! Serves 5 / Prep time: 10mins / Cook time: 5mins Calories: 180 / Total Fat: 16g  /  Total Carbs: 8g / Protein: 4g / Fiber: 8-10g 2-3 medium sized zucchinis, cleaned, not peeled 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and...

Buffalo Chicken Dips

Buffalo Chicken Dips

Servings 12  /  prep time 25mins  /  cook time 20 mins Calories 208 / total fat 10g  /  total carbs 2g  /  protein 25g 2-3 chicken breasts (1/5 lbs) cooked and shredded 1 cup mozzarella cheese 1 c cheddar cheese 1c plain fat free Greek yogurt 8oz whipped cream...

Lentil and vegetable soup

Lentil and vegetable soup

Serves 12, prep time 15 mins, cook time 1 hr Calories: 191   Total fat: 5g   Total carbs: 24g   Protein: 13g INGREDIENTS 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 Spanish onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves 2 celery sticks, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 6 oz smoked ham, chopped 1 lbs lentils 12 ½...

Greek Yogurt Bark

Greek Yogurt Bark

INGREDIENTS: 1½ cups of low-fat light vanilla Greek yogurt (low sugar) ½ cup of blueberries 4 strawberries, sliced ¼ cup of sliced almonds DIRECTIONS: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spread Greek yogurt onto lined baking sheet into a thin and even layer....

Microwave Pumpkin Custard

Microwave Pumpkin Custard

Ingredients Recipe by: Kristen McCaffrey of Slender Kitchen Serves: 1 1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree 1 whole egg 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice (more or less to taste) 1 packet Stevia (or 1 tsp brown sugar, maple syrup + 1 SP, 20 calories)...

Buffalo Lettuce Wraps

Buffalo Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive oil 1/3 cup Frank’s Hot Sauce or favorite buffalo sauce ¼ cup diced celery 1 cup diced onion 1 cup shredded rotisserie chicken 4-6 leaf lettuce (Butter, romaine or leaf) Directions: Add olive oil, hot sauce and diced onion and celery to a...

Ancho Chile Ground Beef Tacos

Ancho Chile Ground Beef Tacos

171 calories | 5 g carbs | 6 g fat | 25 g protein – 4 servings INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp. ancho chile powder 1/2 tbsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika 1/2 tbsp. oregano 1/2 tbsp. garlic powder 1/2 tbsp. onion powder 1/2 tsp. coriander 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper 1 lb. 95%...