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Oven Roasted Parmesan Crusted Asparagus

Asaparagus is a springtime garden vegetable most notable for being an excellent source of fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as chromium, a trace mineral that enhances the ability of insulin to transport glucose from the bloodstream into cells.  Asparagus is also used for preventing stones in the kidney and bladder and anemia due to folic acid deficiency. Asparagus is a vegetable that pairs beautifully with fish, chicken, and as a standalone snack. Crusted with Parmesan cheese, you have added protein with your veggies. Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Wash, and spread…

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Oral hydration Solution Electrolyte Drink

Necessity is the mother of inventions, and I finally found an oral hydration electrolyte drink recipe that keeps me hydrated! If you’re tired of spending money on low sugar gatorade, and don’t want to drink the chemicals, then try making an electrolyte drink yourself, using simple ingredients that you already have in your house. I made a type of lemonade recipe (with regular salt). I mixed in my favorite juice on top of the water (grapefruit juice). I’m happy to report that with the added…

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“Queer Eye” Roasted Cauliflower with Parsley Avocado Green Goddess Dip

Essential fats are so important for our brain. But for for bariatric patients, the ratio of fat to protein is critical. Up those fats, give your brain the food it needs, and prevent muscle wasting while  you lose weight. Cauliflower is an excellent source of Vitamin K, which keeps your bones healthy and also prevents losses in bone mineral density which could lead to osteoporosis. Post-op WLS patients must make sure to load up on these essential vitamins and minerals. This dish is so simple.…

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Salmon with Jewish Chrein dressing

Happiness is a freshly baked slice of salmon fish drowning in “chrayonnaise” – an evovled Jewish fusion food: beets, horseradish, and mayonnaise! Going, going, gone! What is chrein? The versatile beet condiment that is best when topping gefilte fish. The horseradish masks the fishy taste. Mixed with equal parts of mayonnaise, you have this gloriously colored dish that will help your fish go down. Making your own is super easy, and it freezes well for a year. Just peel and cook beets, and add raw…

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Protein Squash Breakfast Muffin Bread Egg Sandwich

If you have 2 minutes to put the ingredients together, this breakfast muffin will not disappoint! Scramble an egg and chop prepare a salad while the muffin is baking. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree, or mashed cooked vegetable such as butternut squash, etc.  (may be replaced with oil if desired) 2 tablespoons coconut flour 1 egg beaten 1 tablespoon coconut milk carton or can, or milk, or milk substitute 1/4 teaspoon baking powderDirections: Spray a a coffee cup or soup mug  with non-stick oil spray…

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10 minute marinated-pickled beef flank steak in instant pot

{{unknown}}10 minute marinated-pickled beef flank steak in the instant pot, with video recipe  below. Now, go buy some steak! This mouthwatering medium-rare meat will taste like pickled deli that has been marinating in brine. Realistically, a few simple paleo/gluten-free, and SCD legal ingredients were used: 1/2 onion, 1 lb premium angus flank steak, apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper, honey, 3 bay leaves. Five minutes of onion sauteed, plus ten minutes cooking time. I do not apologize for chewing in your ears! Nutrition Facts for Angus…

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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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