Turkey Bacon Jalapeno Poppers

Turkey Bacon Jalapeno Poppers

Yum! Who likes a little heat? These Turkey Bacon Jalapeno Poppers are a great addition to your Memorial Day menu. These are great on the grill, but you can also roast or broil them in the oven if you don’t have a grill handy. Instead of using regular bacon and...
Roasted Jicama

Roasted Jicama

There are several vegetables that we recommend for replacing potatoes with… cauliflower, rutabaga, parsnips, turnips, and jicama! This roasted jicama gets nice and browned and is a good stand-in for home fries or breakfast potatoes. Pair it with turkey bacon or...
What is a Lap Band?

What is a Lap Band?

With hundreds of thousands of procedures performed over the years since its inception, the Lap Band weight loss surgery has become a popular choice for weight loss help. There are many reasons for the popularity, including the relatively noninvasive surgery, quick...
Low Carb Sliders

Low Carb Sliders

It’s almost Memorial Day! So, what are you looking forward too? Pool parties, cook outs… don’t skip out on the cook outs this year! Try this low-carb burger option, you can adapt any burger from the grill or the oven! Leave off the bun and pile on the veggies. Here is...
Parsnip Cottage Pie

Parsnip Cottage Pie

This Parsnip Cottage Pie is a great homage to the classic British dish. Instead of being topped with starchy potatoes, we get a similar flavor and texture with parsnips! This is a wonderful comfort food that also keeps very well as leftovers. This recipe is very...
Roasted Chili Lemon Asparagus

Roasted Chili Lemon Asparagus

If you love asparagus, try mixing up your preparation of it with this Roasted Chili Lemon Asparagus. Roasted asparagus is my favorite way to prepare it because it keeps it from getting soggy, and the tips get just a touch of crisp to them. This will be a great summer...
Turkey Sausage Hash

Turkey Sausage Hash

Let this Turkey Sausage Hash mix up your breakfast rotation! Boredom with breakfast is one of the biggest complaints we receive from patients, but there are truly many options you can incorporate into your morning meal. You don’t even need to stick inside the...
Duodenal Switch Diet

Duodenal Switch Diet

The duodenal switch surgery, as well its single anastomosis modification, is designed to help patients with long term weight loss. The procedure removes/sections off parts of the stomach, alters the small intestine, and make other physical changes. The end goal is to...
Understanding Obesity

Understanding Obesity

Angelina Jolie, Marilyn Monroe, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, and Brad Pitt: these well-known Hollywood actors are known not only for their acting talent but for their beauty and good looks. The average American is inundated with beauty standards that come from...