Tag Archives: gluten free

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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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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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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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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Popeye’s Fruit and Vegetable Smoothie, 2 grams protein, 157 calories per cup

“It will work if the change will motivate your tastes buds.” This is a very interesting quote from Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead, the documentary about the value of juicing.  and explains how the smoothie must intrigue your sense of taste for your lifestyle changes to be permanent.  Since bypass, I’ve been able to explore new foods and be as daring as ever, keeping me motivated but also satisfied! For example, never in my life would I sit down to a bowl of kale. But…

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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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Cranberry Cinnamon Goat Cheese with Flourless Cheddar Crackers, 19 grams protein, 291 calories.

This meal recipe relies on a serving of six Cornmeal Cheddar Crackers which have 15 grams protein, 187 calories.   They are very filling, so do not worry about the portion size.  I like this best after spreading the cheese onto the crackers, and then toasting the crackers in the oven for a few minutes. Ingredients:  1 log (4 ounces) spreadable goat cheese (16g,280c) ¼ cup craisins or dried cranberries (120c) ⅛ cup Pacific Soymilk  (1.25, 17.5c) 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 packet…

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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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Flourless Mini Pizza, 18.5 grams protein, 240 calories

This mini pizza relies on a single slice of Cornmeal Cheddar Sandwich Bread which has 15 grams protein, 187 calories.  Add 1 tablespoon of salsa and 1 heaping tablespoon shredded cheese, and top with your favorite topping.  Bake for ten minutes. Ingredients: 1 Cornmeal Cheddar Sandwich Bread (15g,187c) 1 tablespoon salsa  (5c) 1 heaping tablespoon (⅛ cup) shredded cheese (3.5g,40c) 2 olives, sliced (8c) Directions: Place bread slice on baking tray.  Spread salsa and sprinkle cheese. Add olive slices. Bake on 350 for 10 minutes or…

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Cornmeal Cheddar Crackers or Sandwich Bread, 15 grams protein, 187 calories

In this recipe, you can freeze the dough mixture in a roll, and then cut small slices to bake. These will be little crackers to go with your favorite dips or toppings. The other option is to freeze the mixture and then form 2 ounce balls which can be flattened into patties. These will be a perfect sandwich size for an amazing meal to go. Sandwich breads work excellent for grilled cheese or mini pizzas. Flourless, Low Carb, Low/No Sugar, Gluten-Free. Ingredients: 8 ounces reduced…

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