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Bariatric Recipes

Bariatric Eating recipes are written to professional standards - many published in 'Before and After' - the best selling bariatric book by BE founder Susan Maria Leach, nominated for 3 IACP culinary awards.

Cabbage Roll Stew

Cabbage Roll Stew

Super delicious. The best part is that its EASY... Stuffed Cabbage used to take hours... this is bubbling in the pot in 20 minutes.

Lasagna Soup

Lasagna Soup

Yes, it does taste like lasagna! We have had this recipe on the website for many years and it is one of the most popular. Not a lot of ingredients but the flavors scream Italian. Warm. Fennel. Cheese. Tomato. Perfect.
How Do You Make Chicken Broth?

How Do You Make Chicken Broth?

When you are having bariatric surgery and need broth for Pre op and Post op, this is what you need as a clear liquid. You will not mind the days or weeks on a restricted diet if your broth is HOMEMADE.
Taco Soup

Taco Soup

Delicious and simple to make.  A soup recipe designed for bariatric surgery recipients, but tasty enough for the entire family! You'll get hugs from everyone and feel great about it because it's a healthy option for everyone!
Meatball Parm Soup

Meatball Parm Soup

I traveled to Salt Lake City for a meeting and had some soup from Caputo's Italian Deli that was so delicious that I had to recreate it at home.

Cioppino, Italian Seafood Stew for Christmas Eve

Cioppino, Italian Seafood Stew for Christmas Eve

My simple weeknight version takes half an hour and uses whatever happens to look good at the fish counter. I often make this dish with all shrimp or mussels. 

    French Onion Soup

    French Onion Soup

    There is not much that is more soothing and warming than a bowl of homemade onion soup! While most of us have only savored this dish in a restaurant, once you...
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    Stuffed Pepper Soup

    Stuffed Pepper Soup

    My amazing Stuffed Pepper Soup is perfect for a weeknight meal with plenty of leftovers for lunches. 

    Cuban Style Black Beans with Smoked Turkey

    Cuban Style Black Beans with Smoked Turkey

    Cuban style black beans are easy and inexpensive to make at home - I use a smoked turkey drumstick that are readily available at most supermarkets and even Walmart.
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    Smoked Sausage Corn Chowder - Heat & Eat - The Inspire Diet

    Smoked Sausage Corn Chowder - Heat & Eat - The Inspire Diet

    This time we have added Oscar Mayer Natural Hardwood Smoked Sausage slices! Oh my my!

    Minestrone Soup

    Minestrone Soup

    IF I ate this every day for a month I bet I'd lose 20 pounds. There is nothing in that pot that was responsible for my being 300 pounds. So many of you are afraid of vegetables and we would like to help you to not fear them. Some of you BM just once a week and believe it is normal. PROBLEM: No vegetables.

    Zucchini Soup

    Zucchini Soup

    Creamy, delicious, simple and fresh.

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