Category Archives: Chicken, Beef, Turkey

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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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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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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“The Sandwich” – flourless gluten-free protein powder bread, 20 grams protein, 262 calories

This sandwich relies on two slices of Cornmeal Cheddar Sandwich Bread which has 15 grams protein, 187 calories.  If you had RNY gastric bypass, then you should eat only half of the sandwich, and reserve the second half for the next day. It will tastes nearly as fresh the next day.  The lettuce is important, because it provides a watery and crunchy tool for chewing the deli. Ingredients: 2 slices of Cornmeal Cheddar Sandwich Bread (30g,374c) 2 ounces deli meat, or 2 thick slices (10g,90c) 2 teaspoons fat thousand island dressing (60c) 1/2 lettuce…

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Chicken Tarragon Salad on Apple Chips, 11.2 grams protein, 170 calorie

Let the feasting begin!  Your meal might look like a plate of hors d’oeuvres, but you will be filling up with sweet and juicy goodness.  At only 2 ounces, this meal can afford a side dish as well.  Works fantastic with the savory Low-Carb Cauliflower Latkes Bites at 6.3 grams protein, 110 calories. Together, your meal will total to 17.5 grams protein, 280 calories. The cold chicken salad is specifically made with fresh boneless skinless chicken thigh cutlets, the juiciest part. Do not overcook! The…

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Oven-Baked Pastrami Eggrolls, 12 grams protein, 214 calories

In this recipe, I replaced the cabbage and carrots with a package of broccoli slaw. You can find broccoli slaw in most supermarkets in the vegetable isle near the salad mixes.  The meat will only taste as good as the quality of your deli purchase. Ingredients:  1 package Broccoli Slaw 1 Package Pastrami, 7 ounces 1 Package Eggroll Wrappers 1 teaspoon chopped Ginger 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil  1 Tablespoons Teriyaki ½ teaspoon Mustard 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon white pepper Directions:  Stir-fry the broccoli slaw…

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Chunky Cream of Chicken Noodle Soup, 7 grams protein, 93 calories

Easy to cook, and hearty to eat. Gluten-free spaghetti squash noodles with non-dairy cream base. Ingredients 3 Fresh Boneless Skinless Chicken Thigh Cutlets (60g, 330c) 3 ½ cups homemade chicken stock (21g, 516c) 6 Tablespoons (3 ounces) Cashew Cream (15.4g,444) 1 ½ cups Spaghetti Squash, cooked (.9g, 46.5c) 1 bunch fresh dill 2 zucchini (4.8g, 66c) 2 cups water ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon white pepper Directions:  Peel and chop zucchini and dill into tiny pieces.  Chop chicken into tiny cubes. Add to large pot…

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Liver Pate Appetizer Cups, 18.6 grams protein, 237 calories

Not only are these the fanciest little appetizers on the block, but your co-workers will envy your meal options. The dried fruit adds a sweet touch, topped with crispy onions for an exotic and tasteful meal.  You will almost forget that you are eating organ meat. Ingredients: 12 ounces Chicken Liver Pate (63.48g, 531c) 12 won-ton wrappers from package (.75g,20c*12=9g,240c) ½ cup chopped dates (2g, 240c) ¼ cup  French Fried Onion, crushed (180c) Directions: Spray a large muffin pan with oil spray.  Press a wonton wrapper…

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