Category Archives: Chicken, Beef, Turkey

Chicken Liver Pate, 5.3 grams protein per ounce, 44.25 calories

Eating organ meat sounds gross, and believe me, it looks gross. However, it tastes amazing, and works as a high protein schmear on lettuce rolls or other veggies.  A four-ounce serving is a whopping 21 grams protein, 177 calories. Ingredients:  1 pack (20 oz) chicken livers (140g,980c) 6 ounces (cubes) sauteed onions  (.6g, 180c) ¼ cup soymilk (2.5g, 35c) ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon white pepper Directions: Bake chicken livers in oven on 500 degrees. After 15 minutes, drain juices and flip livers to the other…

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Roast Beef Hash Cups with Protein, and Necessary Carbs and Fats

The rutabaga is the secret in this recipe. It will lend a starchy and earthy taste which will work like a potato but deliver healthy and necessary carbohydrates instead.  The apple and orange will add a zesty flavor to balance the spices, creating a very savory hash bite.  These taste amazing when warm, or room temperature after defrosting from the freezer in time for your lunch break. Post-op patients must remember to add necessary carbs and fats on top of their protein, in order to…

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Egg and Meat Muffin Cups, 14 grams protein, 129 calories

If you are having a productive day and want to cook meals for the week, this gluten-free and flourless muffin recipe will be your perfect investment of your time. I love to prepare these in little containers and then eat them throughout the week for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner; whatever catches my fancy.  It tastes like a meat stew in a cup, or maybe even a breakfast corned beef hash in a muffin.  Enjoy it fresh and warm, cold, or room temperature at work.…

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Turkey Teriyaki Lunch Rolls, 17 grams protein, 115 calories

This will be extremely juicy and moist, and will be absolutely no problem to chew and swallow without drinking. You will be surprised how much the teriyaki makes the greek yogurt taste disappear and melt into an amazing dressing. One roll should suffice as a 4 ounce meal. Ingredients: 1 ounce greek yogurt  (3g,15c) 2 teaspoons Lawry’s Teriyaki with Pineapple (20c) 2 slices deli turkey breast  (14g,80c) 1 large lettuce leaf 2 thin red pepper strips (red and yellow) Prepare your sandwich roll: Mix the…

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OMG Beef Crumble with Tomato Gravy, Bariatric Chewable Meat Meal, 9 grams protein per 4 ounce meal

This is my recipe for OMG Beef Crumble, named so because of how soft and easy it is to eat this.  I’m not kidding; this will melt in your mouth. Before you know it, you will be done with this portion.  There is almost no chewing involved, which makes this perfect for after weight loss surgery and the puree stages.   As a side note, I made it to Onederland today!  Meat Crumble: 8 oz Ground beef (20% fat) (36g,640c) 1 can condensed cream of…

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Potstickers Cream Soup, 17 grams protein, 119 calories

Post-op bariatric weight loss meals often skip the doughy ingredients.  Why should you cheat yourself on the flavor though?   Try this potstickers recipe and do submit comments if you added a zesty ingredient for added flavor.  I suggest you make half the recipe on your first try.  Freeze the leftovers in pre-measured containers. Boil in large pot: 8 cups lite chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton*)  (8g, 40c) 2 cups water 8 ounces chopped portabella mushrooms  (3g, 21c) 1 tablespoon soy sauce  (1c, 11c) ½…

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Refried Bean Beef Soup, 11 gram protein meal

This soup is thick with lovely textures and high in nutrients.   I like to add a tablespoon of avocado cubes into the soup, so you can freeze the cubes with the soup portions; It will not turn brown, so long as it is covered in liquid while freezing.  Ingredients:  4 Tablespoons Green Chili Peppers (10c) 1 medium tomato (1g, 22c) 1 small onion (1g, 20c) 8 oz Ground beef (20% fat) browned with ½ packet taco seasoning (36g, 640c) 1 (16 oz) Can refried beans (24g,…

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Tomato Meat Pies – 20 grams protein,173 calories per 4 ounce meal

So moist, so chewable, so easy to make! Crumbles in your mouth. Are you tired of chewing restaurant meals? Make an exotic meal from scratch, and have it ready in advance by freezing these prepared slices raw and baking them in the oven as needed. It only took 40 minutes. Grams of protein are marked with a “g” followed by a “c” for calories. Meat mixture: ¼ shredded cheese (7g, 80c) 1 egg (6g, 70c) ½ cup Prego Meat Sauce (2g, 90c) 1 Lb. Turkey, Lean…

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Chicken Zucchini Souffle, 4.56 grams protein per 2 oz serving

Ingredients: 4 zucchini, raw ground 1 large Idaho potato (1 lb.), raw ground 2 raw eggs [6*2=12g] salt pepper 2 oz oil. 1 lb raw ground chicken [7*16=112g] Directions: Combine all ingredients in food processor and chop until fine ground.  Pour into 11 x 16 pan and bake for two hours.   Divide into 2 ounce portions at 4.56 grams protein per serving. Yields: 24 2 oz. servings Chicken Zucchini Souffle, 4.56 grams protein per 2 oz serving. Photograph of 10 gram protein meal: 2 oz portion Chicken Zucchini Souffle 2…

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Taco Meal Puree, 13 grams protein per 4 oz meal

Ingredients: 1 cup red kidney beans  (2oz@9g=36g) ½ cup great northern beans   (2oz@8g=16g) ½ cup barley   (2oz@3g=6g) 12 cups water 4 oz. (4 cubes) minced onions 1 ½ cups (12 oz.) cooked chicken [chicken in water can: 2oz@10g=60g] taco seasoning packet 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon garlic powder Directions: In a large pot, combine beans and water.  Boil on a high flame and lower to medium after 5 minutes. After one hour, add:  onions and chicken. After 30 minutes, add taco seasoning packet and spices. Cook for ten…

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