Bariatric Friendly Recipe with Michelle

Nutrition for Life

Bariatric Friendly Recipe with Michelle

Our in-house fitness and nutrition specialist, Michelle Phelan has spent years with us and our clients to perfect bariatric nutrition guidelines. From your initial consultation, to before surgery, two weeks after and nutrition for life, Michelle is a key component to your success. Michelle is always available via email or phone call with any questions you may have; whether it’s a specific food, or ideas with how to maintain a healthy weight.

Smoked Sausage, Broccoli & Cheddar Pie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup diced smoked sausage
  • Small red pepper, peeled seeded, sliced ¼ inch strips
  • ½ medium onion, sliced into ¼ inch strips
  • 1 cup broccoli florets – raw or cooked
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ cup milk or 1/2 and 1/2 – anything you have in the fridge
  • 1 teaspoon Coleman’s dry mustard or 1½ teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup finely shredded cheddar

Instructions:

  1. Sauté the smoked sausage in a non stick skillet over medium high heat for 90 seconds to render a bit of the fat, add the red pepper, onion, broccoli and stir fry until vegetables are fork tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove pan from heat to cool.
  2. Coat a deep dish pie plate with coconut oil and preheat oven to 325 *.
  3. Prepare a custard by beating the eggs with the milk, mustard, salt, pepper, and cheddar. Stir in the sautéed vegetables and pour mixture into prepared pan.Bake until sides are golden and puffed but the center still jiggles slightly, 35 to 45 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature. Reheats beautifully in a microwave.

Author Info

Blossom Nutritionist

Blossom Nutritionist

Jeni is our registered dietitian. She recently relocated to Las Vegas to escape the long, cold winters of northern Idaho. In addition to being our nutrition specialist, she is also a certified weightlifting and sports performance coach. In her free time, she can usually be found in the gym, hiking with her dogs…or spending entirely too much money at Ikea.

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