Category Archives: All Recipes

Pineapple Meatballs with Protein Powder, 17 grams protein, 340 calories

This sweet meatball recipe with protein powder to hold the meat together instead of flour or breadcrumbs. For this recipe, I use lunch buddies cups because they are easier to find with no sugar added than the ordinary canned varieties.  I also use ground beef chuck rather than lean beef, so that I have all the fats that I need from this meal. Ground beef chuck comes from the shoulder and neck area of the cow and is usually very fatty but also has an…

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Steelcut Oats Chocolate Chip Cookies, 3 grams protein, 108 calories each

You really want to grab a cookie and run to do your errands. Well, then why not? This one has protein and all the flavor you need, plus the chocolate you might crave. The oats offer a gluten-free alternative to flour and still add protein.  With the bananas, you don’t need to use eggs, making this a vegan staple. Finally, in this recipe, I used cashew butter which has the mildest nut taste, for those who are not wild about peanut butter but still want…

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Green Eggs and Ham, 15 grams protein, 283 calories

Yes, I do like them! However, I paired my deviled green eggs with turkey bacon in this photo. Three deviled eggs with three slices of bacon should fill you up and be a really delicious meal. The eggs are really easy to make.  If your cooking skills are exceptional and you are capable of burning water, then try this tip.  Place the eggs into a small saucepan and fill with water only until the eggs are covered.   Boil on high for about two minutes until…

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Omega + C Orange Salmon Endives, 19.5 grams protein, 290 calories

The perfect winter lunch to pack in the nutrients and prevent the sniffles.  Endive is enriched with Vitamin A and ß-carotene, which have antioxidant properties. Carotenes convert to vitamin A inside the human body.  The orange delivers your vitamin C right in between the smoked salmon, which is high in omega fatty acids. All ingredients combined are sweet and moist, perfect for chewing. Ingredients: 2 ounces skinless boneless smoked salmon 4 Tablespoons Cream Cheese, with chives if possible ½ naval orange 4 endives slices Directions:…

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Dressed to the Nines Turkey Patties, 23 grams protein, 203 calories

This is the ultimate gluten-free flourless turkey burger recipe that will make you want to party! Easy to prepare in advance, refrigerate the mixture and cook later in time for dinner. You may also freeze the leftover patties cooked or raw.  You might be tempted to skip the oil in the mixture, however, it is needed to hold the form and allow the onions to ‘fry’ inside the patty. Olive oil is an important and necessary fat for after gastric bypass and weight loss surgery.…

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Pastrami Stuffed Delicata Squash

Delicata winter squash is high in vitamin A and C. Besides for its beautiful designs, the skin is edible after roasting or baking, which saves you time in the kitchen. It also boosts your nutrient intake — the skin of vegetables often contains fiber and other vitamins and minerals.  This squash bakes very quickly in the oven.  Ingredients: 1 Delicata Squash 4 slices pastrami deli, 4 ounces   ) 1 ounce fresh spinach leaves 1 shallot, about 1 ounce ½ fresh red grapefruit, peeled 2…

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Mango Ginger Chicken Dinner, 11.5 grams protein, 169 calories

The most exciting part of this chicken dinner is not the sweet taste, but the mango bits that help with the chewing of the chicken. You may skip the cornstarch if you don’t favor a thick creamy sauce.  Mango might aid in decreasing risk of macular degeneration and colon cancer, while improving digestion and bone health, as well as skin and hair. Ingredients:  2 Fresh Boneless Skinless Chicken Thigh Cutlets (40g, 220c) 1 teaspoon chopped Ginger (2c) 1 Tablespoons Coconut or Olive Oil  (120c) 1 mango, peeled and…

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Roasted Chestnut Apple Salad, 10.2 grams protein, 217 calories

This Fall-Flavored salad tastes even better after it is refrigerated for a day. Roasted chestnuts are amazing in flavor and packed with nutrition. It is lower in fats like other nuts but higher in soluble fiber. Roasting is easy. Buy fresh chestnuts and slice a slit halfway across the chestnut. Place in a pan in the oven. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes. Peel and discard shell and furry skins. Ingredients: ½ purple onion, chopped  (4c) 12 roasted chestnuts, about 6 ounces after peeling  (3g,…

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Marble Cheesecake, Made with Protein Powder, 10 grams protein, 103 calories each

The protein powder recipe you’ve been waiting for!  These easy-to-serve mini cheesecakes are baked in a large muffin pan for ease of storage and portion control.  If you haven’t refined your skills yet for marbling the batter, then just leave it as two layers. With the crust, this will have three amazing layers. Ingredients: 1 block (8 ounce) of Fat-Free Cream Cheese 1 cup Greek Yogurt 2 Eggs ½ cup CytoSport Muscle Milk Ready-to-Drink Shake, Vanilla Creme 1 scoop unjury protein powder, plain unflavored 1…

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Butternut Cashew Bake, 10 grams protein, 375 calories

In my opinion, butternut squash has the texture of potato with the sweetness of yams. Topped with nuts, these two textures will blend beautifully in any temperature (eaten warm or cold). Butternut squash is an excellent source of potassium. At 582 milligrams of potassium per 1 cup (cubed), this winter squash tops the charts when compared to bananas at 422mg. One cup of butternut squash provides a whopping 437% percent of your vitamin A needs for the day. Vitamin A helps your eyes adjust to…

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