Tag Archives: rutabaga

Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage, 11 grams protein, 223 calories

This vegetarian recipe was designed to create a balanced meal of necessary Carbs and Fats for Post-Op Breakdown of Proteins.  If you are lazy to stuff the cabbage leaves, then shred the cabbage and cook everything together in the oven. Ingredients: ½ head cabbage (8g, 150c) 1 can chickpeas (21g,350c) 2 slices roasted red pepper from jar, chopped (15g, 30c) 2 large scallions, chopped  (.6g, 20c) ½ rutabaga, or 8 ounces finely shredded (2.2g,76c) 2 tablespoons lemon juice 3 tablespoons olive oil (360c) 3 tablespoons…

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Winter Roses in a Cup – Harvest Vegetable Side Dish with Healthy and Necessary Carbs and Fats.  

This recipe is dedicated to my personal trainer who tipped me off on the need for healthy carbs and fats that post-op patients need for breaking down protein with body fat instead of muscle mass.  Pair these harvest vegetable side dish rose cups with a high-protein recipe for the ultimate meal. Without further ado, here is my side dish recipe to round out your protein meal. Ingredients: ¼ rutabaga, or 100 grams (1.1g,38c) ½ sweet potato (1g, 56c) 1 small apple  (.3g,58c) 1 medium orange…

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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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