Dinner Done Light

What’s for dinner tonight? Many weight loss surgery patients struggle with getting enough protein in their diet while keeping control of calories.

One of these simple menus can be on your table in very little time and all of them are high in protein. Not only will they satiate your hunger, eating them will satisfy your palate and give your body the kind of nourishment it needs to keep steady on the path to a healthier you.

Cold sesame noodles with chicken and cucumbers

Cold Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Cucumber

Dig into a simple end-of-summer pasta toss loaded with chicken, cucumbers and peanuts. This recipe uses dried Udon noodles; if using fresh noodles, you’ll need about 11 ounces.

 

Grilled chicken and spinach salad recipe

GrilledChickenandSpinachSalad

Here is a low-calorie high-protein dinner recipe that might catch your interest. It’s a chicken meal with vegetables that tastes good and is a great meal to help you reach your weight loss goals.

Crafty coconut-lime tilapia

Fish is one of the best proteins you can have. It's lean, packed with nutrients and doesn't make you feel bloated like other sources of animal protein. This easy recipe for crafty coconut-lime tilapia is guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

Fish is one of the best proteins you can have. It’s lean, packed with nutrients and doesn’t make you feel bloated like other sources of animal protein. This easy recipe for crafty coconut-lime tilapia is guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

Marinated tofu with cold peanut noodles

Here's a delicious, easy and vegan meal you can make that will add a few ticks to your day's protein intake log.

Here’s a delicious, easy and vegan meal you can make that will add a few ticks to your day’s protein intake log.

Tilapia piccata with snap peas

A 4-ounce fillet of mild-tasting tilapia has only 108 calories. This recipe uses four fillets, lemon juice, capers and snap peas to make a tangy, hot and tasty meal.

A 4-ounce fillet of mild-tasting tilapia has only 108 calories. This recipe uses four fillets, lemon juice, capers and snap peas to make a tangy, hot and tasty meal.

Mahi Mahi with Chimichurri sauce and broccolini

Most people tend to pair Chimichurri sauce with steak or chicken. This recipe pairs it with fish to make a perfectly mild, light and tasty meal.

Most people tend to pair Chimichurri sauce with steak or chicken. This recipe pairs it with fish to make a perfectly mild, light and tasty meal.

 

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