Pepper Steak

February 17, 2014

This is going to be a crowd pleaser. Great for gatherings because it makes a ton. Still simple and WLS friendly. Made the mistake of making this as a family dinner and even after we ate leftovers for days, we still ended up tossing some, it made so much! I found the original recipe here,…

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Yet Another Soup

January 27, 2014

Ok, so my husband found a recipe online, the basics sounded good, but I changed it up a bit. Less noodles, and more meat mostly. Otherwise it was the same. I thought it was going to be too plain, but it turned out excellent, and even my insanely picky son ate it ALL. Except the…

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Orange Chicken with Broccoli

December 16, 2013

I LOVE Chinese food. Love it. Grew up with a Taiwanese aunt, and although I HATED Chinese food when I was young, she slowly won me over and eventually got me to enjoy it. Since my RNY Chinese food has a tendency to upset my pouch. It is full of sugar and oil and a…

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Chicken Marsala

December 2, 2013

I really do love this dish. And I love how EASY it really is to make. I found this in the book Before and After by Susan Maria Leach. This book has many wonderful recipes that are ideal for post-op patients, and for many different food stages! Most of them are simple, and all of…

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Turkey Meatloaf

November 25, 2013

As a kid, I hated most meatloaves.  Then again, I hated a LOT of foods as a kid. If it was super plain and SMOTHERED in ketchup, then I would eat a meatloaf-but I would never enjoy it. Now, as an adult, I LOVE meatloaf, and love finding new variations to try. This one is…

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Chicken Parm Egg Rolls

November 11, 2013

The cheeseburger egg rolls I made here were a huge hit. We have done them many times. My friends have made them. They get made and taken to events. They are wonderfully fun. My son (and I) love Chicken Parmesan. I thought, why not try out the flavors of Chicken Parm in an egg roll?…

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Cauliflower Chicken Casserole

November 4, 2013

I have been asking for recipe submissions for awhile now from friends. Ones they have found that work well, fall into plan, and are fun. Today’s recipe comes to us from Andrea.   Ingredients 1 each frozen cauliflower, 10 oz package 6 3oz. chicken breasts cooked ½ cup fresh chopped onion ½ cup cold water…

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White Chili

October 28, 2013

It’s a great day for a… white chili! Fall has arrived. Hearty soups are in the house! I have already made “normal” chili recently. Apparently I make it too often-not many were interested. Decided I needed a change. Voilà! WHITE CHILI. Crazy right? Chili should have deep reds, and browns in it. And hints of…

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Bruschetta Chicken

September 2, 2013

Moist, delicious…. awesome. This chicken was super simple to make, and was a pretty big hit! Pairs great with a salad, and for the non-WLS person, nice crunchy bread! Gather these things: 1-1.5 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast. I used tender cut! 2-3 tomatoes, diced. Fresh Basil to taste (I used about half a pack),…

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