Pumpkin Chili

 Ingredients   · 1 Tbsp. olive or canola oil · 2 cups chopped onion · 1 medium green bell pepper, diced · 6 cloves garlic, minced · 1 ½ pounds grass-fed ground beef or turkey · 1 28-oz can diced tomatoes · ½ 6-oz. can tomato paste · 1 14-oz. can pumpkin puree · ½ – 1 cup chicken broth or water · 2 ½ tsp. dried oregano · 2…… Continue reading Pumpkin Chili

Protein Power

Protein is essential to help you stay full and satisfied during the day. Most Americans get plenty of protein in their diet but it is not always from the right sources. Lean protein has less fat per serving and is generally less processed than more fatty version. Examples of lean protein options include: Chicken breast…… Continue reading Protein Power

Recommended Frozen Meal Brands For Your LAP-BAND Diet.

Frozen meals are tricky, because you really need to know what to look for. Weight loss is different than nutrition. A big plus, however, is the ease transition into portion control. Frozen meals make it easy to follow the new portion guidelines of the LAP-BAND diet. When it comes to frozen meal brands, these are the ones we recommend: […]

Scallops and Sweet Peas

Keeping your LAP-BAND® diet interesting can be challenging. If you’re a sea food lover check out this Scallops and Sweet Peas recipe from everydayhealth.com. This delicious meal is only calories 305 per serving and LAP-BAND® approved! Click on the pic below for more info and the full recipe.