Meal prep week of 5/7/2017, special edition: boyfriend-approved meals

So….lots has transpired over the past few weeks.  I’ve started a relationship with a really wonderful guy.  Big, macho, brawny Alpha male.  Solid, strong, handsome, and walks with a confident swagger. A real guy’s guy.  The kind of guy that you probably imagine eating a juicy steak and potatoes with an ice cold beer while shouting at the football game on the big screen…a pretty big difference from the “salad and water” diet that many imagine you have to eat to lose weight, especially as a bariatric post-op.  Luckily, he was open to trying some of the meals I’ve made and actually like them and felt satisfied.  His open-mindedness has helped encouraged me to stay focused on one of the major objectives of my blog – to present my audience with a variety of foods that are not only healthy, but taste great.   Continue reading

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Meal Prep Week of January 22, 2017 -Cajun turkey sausage and shrimp foil packets; low-carb Pad Thai

Welcome back everyone for another week of meal prep!  I was not sure at all what to make for this week, but I knew I wanted it to be something easy and quick.  I got my ideas from Pinterest, as usual, but had to put my own spin on it for it to fit into my low-carb meal plan.  So I have the two following main dishes , and then the rest for snacks and breakfast.  Continue reading