Meatballs..... any ideas???

Karen H.
on 11/21/15 8:33 am
VSG on 12/08/14

I need to change up what I am eating still I have been at a stall for almost 2 months now. I need to reduce my carbs, increase my exercise, increase my vegetables. I am getting tired of just eating chicken. I am craving meatballs.... any recipe suggestions that are "easy" and "simple"? Thanks!! :) I have 4 lbs to go to reach my goal but I am having a terrible time getting that off!!! LOL


on 11/21/15 8:51 am - Chicago, IL
RNY on 03/17/15

I made these without the sauce a while back:

They came to 49 calories per meatball with 5 grams protein and only 1 carb.

Height: 5'5" HW: 290 Consultation Weight: 276 SW: 257 CW: 132

on 11/21/15 9:23 am
VSG on 01/19/15 with

Google spicy turkey (93/7) meatballs recipe, they are baked and so good.  Add a little homemade marinara yummy.   

Age: 58 Height 5'4" SW: 260 (1/4/15) CW 127.4 7/6/17)

on 11/21/15 11:36 am

These are my favorite meatballs.  The recipe comes from "Lauries Low Carb Cookbook"  which is my favorite for this diet.  The pork gives it a nice moistness and flavor.  I make them about one ounce each, and freeze them.  Then I can pop them out and have  a quick meal.  I'll have them with sauce sometimes, but often just with a little parmesan cheese.


Laurie's Meat Balls




2 pounds of lean ground beef

1 pound ground pork

3 eggs

1 tsp garlic salt

3/4 tsp black pepper

3/4 tsp thyme

½ tsp sage, ground

1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce




  1. Beat eggs. Add seasonings and Worcestershire sauce. Beat well.

  2. Add meat and blend by hand. Form meat balls.

  3. Place on a cookie sheet with a rim, and bake at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes. Cut meatball to check doneness. Drain on paper towel and serve.




Surgery May 1, 2013. Starting Weight 385,  Surgery Weight 333,  Current Weight 160.  At GOAL!

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diane S.
on 11/21/15 11:47 am

Go buy some Adele's chicken meatballs.  they come in various flavors and are low carb, high protein and can be frozen.  Ultra easy. taste great.   diane

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Karen H.
on 11/21/15 3:30 pm
VSG on 12/08/14

Thank you all for the suggestions and recipes!!! Meatballs rollin' my way! LOL Thanks again!!!