Banana Bread Oatmeal

Ingredients 8 oz unsweetened vanilla almond milk Pinch salt 1/2 cup old fashioned oatmeal 1⁄2 banana, chopped 1 scoop Bariatric Advantage Banana Flavored Protein Powder (or other brand)- use 1⁄2 serving 2 Tbsp chopped walnuts Cinnamon to taste (optional) Directions In a small saucepan, bring almond milk and salt to simmer on medium high heat. […]

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Ingredients 8oz light soymilk 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground ginger pinch of salt 1 small carrot, shredded 1 Tbsp raisins 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/3 cup egg whites (like All Whites) 2 Tbsp chopped walnuts Directions Add soy milk, spices, salt, shredded carrot and raisins to small sauce pan. Bring to simmer on […]

Kalamata Olive Hummus

Ingredients 15 ounces canned chick peas (garbanzos), drained 15 ounces canned chick peas (garbanzos), with liquid 1/4 cup tahini 1 Tbsp olive oil 3 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 oz (~1/2 cup) kalamata olives, rinsed and pitted; divided and 1⁄2 chopped 2 medium garlic cloves, peeled 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp ground cumin […]

Basic Hummus

Ingredients 15 ounces canned chick peas (garbanzos), drained 15 ounces canned chick peas (garbanzos), with liquid 1/4 cup tahini OR 0.25 cups (35 g) raw sesame seeds 1 Tbsp olive oil 1/4 cup (60 ml) lemon juice 2 medium garlic cloves, peeled 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp Kosher salt Directions Place chick peas, tahini, […]

Sardine-acado Salad

Ingredients 1 can sardines (packed in water, plain, such as Wild Planet brand) 1/2 avocado 1-2 Tbsp diced white onions or green onions 1 Tbsp lime or lemon juice (more or less to taste) 1 heaping Tbsp Greek yogurt (plain and full, low or non-fat- may leave out if avoiding dairy) 2 tsp Dijon mustard […]

Chicken with Quick Mole Sauce

Ingredients 1 1⁄2# or 24oz skinless chicken thighs (6) 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1 Tbsp canola oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp chili powder 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 8oz can tomato sauce 1/2 cup reduced sodium chicken broth 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 […]

Shrimp Stir Fry

Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 large zucchini, diced 1 medium yellow bell pepper, diced 1 cup frozen edamame, shelled and defrosted 3/4 cup red grape tomatoes, sliced in half lengthwise 3/4 cup yellow grape tomatoes, sliced in half lengthwise 3/4 […]

Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Ingredients 2 cups marinara sauce (such as Classico Tomato Basil) 3 cups cooked spaghetti squash 1 cup fat free ricotta (such as Sargento) 3 tbsp parmesan cheese 6 oz part skim shredded mozzarella Directions Cook spaghetti squash in microwave. Preheat oven to 375°. In 9 x 9 oven safe baking dishes, ladle 1/2 marinara sauce […]

Ham, Egg & Broccoli Casserole

Ingredients 12 eggs 16 oz low fat cottage cheese 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 cups 2 % Italian cheese blend (8 oz) 2 cups chopped ham (8 oz) 1/4 cup green onions 10 oz frozen broccoli, thawed and drained salt & pepper Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat eggs […]

One Pan Mustard Chicken

Ingredients 8 Tbsp. stone ground mustard 3 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce 12 chicken thighs, skin removed (3# boneless) 1 medium fennel bulb, cut into 1-inch wedges 2 small yellow squash, sliced 1 1/2-inch thick 2 small zucchini, sliced 1 1/2-inch thick 2 cups baby carrots 4 celery stalks, sliced into 2-inch pieces 1 red onion, […]