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Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe – High Protein!

May 16, 2016 · 0 comments

I was introduced to Asian chicken lettuce wraps at PF Changs, everybody’s favorite Asian restaurant, many years ago.  They’ve become popular when we started to reduce the amount of what I refer to as “useless carbs” in our diets, those calorie-filled, nutrient-empty foods that we use to fill our plates

chocolate pb2 banana protein shake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Protein Shake Recipe

May 5, 2016 · 0 comments

Whether you’ve finished an intense workout or just needing a quick high protein breakfast, this Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Protein Shake hits the spot.  A good rule of thumb for exercise recovery is to make sure you put back protein and carbohydrates within 15 to 30 minutes of the end of the

lemon and thyme grilled chicken

Lemon and Thyme Grilled Chicken Recipe – Fresh & Light!

March 31, 2016 · 0 comments

I love how fast this grilled chicken comes together and I love the combination of lemon and thyme; it tastes fresh and light. First, you marinate the chicken in fresh thyme, lemon juice and zest, sea salt, black pepper and olive oil for about an hour. Then cook it on

Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe

September 4, 2015 · 0 comments

On a cold rainy day in Southern California, I’d often come home to my mother making this wonderfully wholesome soup, made from whatever vegetables she had leftover in the refrigerator. Her recipe is a little different from mine, but the end result is nothing short of delicious! It starts with

veggie pizza

Chicken Crusted Asian Veggie Pizza

April 6, 2015 · 0 comments

From being a bariatric dietitian for 15 years, I've learned that bariatric eating doesn't require reinventing the wheel.  Many times, you can take a recipe and adjust the ingredients to make it bariatric friendly, like I did with the Veggie Pizza below. You'll find on Inside Karen's Kitchen there are many bariatric