Nicole Loses 135 lbs With Our Weight Loss Program
Today I want to congratulate Nicole for her 135 weight loss on our program. Nicole is one of our Super Star patients and because of her efforts and dedication lost 135 lbs. Nicole followed our easy diet and exercise plans and took her weight loss serious. If you would like more information on our weight loss program call us for a free weight loss consultation. Call us at 215-821-7336 and schedule your free consultation now.
Here are 3 smoothie recipes that patients like Nicole enjoy on our weight loss program.
Keto Strawberry Fat Bomb
- 2 OZ Heavy Cream
- 3 OZ Unsweetened Almond Milk
- 1 Cup Greek Yogurt
- ½ Cup Strawberries
- 1 TBSP Flax Seeds
- 1 Cup of Ice
- Blend and Enjoy!
Keto Fat Bomb Smoothie
- Banana – 1 small
- Unsweetened cocoa – 1 tsp
- Sugar free coconut milk – 1 cup
- Chia seeds – 2 tbsps
- Blend and enjoy!
Green Apple Smoothie
- Lettuce – ½ head – any type that you like
- Spinach – 2 handfuls
- Apple – 1 small cored and seeded
- Lemon juice – 1 tsp
- 3-5 ice cubes
- Blend and Enjoy!
Orange Apple Smoothie
- Apple – 1 small cored and seeded
- Orange – 1 small peeled
- Ground cinnamon – ½ tsp
- MCT oil – 1 tsp
- Monk fruit extract – to taste
- Blend and Enjoy
We hope you enjoy these recipes. For your free weight loss consultation call us at 215-821-7336 and schedule an appointment now.
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Ketosis Recipes for Fast Weight Loss by Philadelphia Medical Weight Loss Doctor
Hello and welcome to our website. In today’s article I’m going to give you 3 great recipes for ketosis friendly smoothies. If this is your first time visiting our website and you would like more information about our Philadelphia medical weight loss program, I invite you to call and schedule your free consultation with us. Just call us at 215-821-7336 and Lisa will gladly schedule you for your free weight loss consultation.
I would like to thank all of you for referring your family members, friends and coworkers to us. Over the years our practice has grown, and we have you are wonderful patients to thank for our success. We do our best to treat everyone like family. Ketosis and intermittent fasting are 2 of the most popular health trends today. So much so that there are now conferences specifically on fasting and ketosis.
And I have recently attended one of these conferences. And I must tell you that I was very impressed with all of the scientific information on fasting and ketosis and the benefits of each and of course the proper way to follow these practices. There are of course pros and cons to fasting and ketosis and there are many different types or protocols for fasting and ketosis type diets. If you are considering these types of nutritional protocols and need help, just call I will gladly help you put together a program.
Please note that losing weight does not require that you must fast or follow a ketogenic diet but if you are interested in these types of program, I can definitely help you with them.
Throughout the years our patients have had tremendous weight loss success just by following a regular diet plan and not going to extremes. We like to work with people and develop a plan that is simple and easy for them to follow. We want to make a plan that you can follow for the rest of your life and not only lose weight but also maintain that weight loss. So again, if you would like to schedule a free weight loss consultation just call us at 215-821-7336 and Lisa will schedule your free consultation.
Here are the smoothie recipes:
Chocolate Strawberry Ketosis Smoothie
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- ¼ cup frozen strawberries
- 1 scoop of our Solutions 4 protein powder
- Blend and enjoy!
Frozen Peach Ketosis Smoothie
- 1 cup hemp milk
- ¼ cup of frozen peaches
- 1 tsp of mct oil
- 1 scoop of our Solutions 4 protein powder
- Blend and enjoy!
The RAN Frozen Banana Smoothie
- 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- 1 scoop of our chocolate Solutions 4 protein powder
- Blend and enjoy!
I hope you enjoy the smoothie recipes.
If you’re looking for a quick and easy ketogenic recipe give this a try:
Chicken Cauliflower Rice Bowl
- 4 ounces of cooked chicken (cooked rotisserie chicken from your local supermarket is fine)
- 1/2 cup of cauliflower rice (you can also get this from your local supermarket)
- 1/2 sliced cucumber
- Olive oil and vinegar and season to your liking. You may also use any type of sugar-free salad dressing.
If you are in a rush for time you can use a rotisserie chicken from your local supermarket and you can even purchase the cauliflower rice from your local supermarket. I would start by heating the cauliflower rice in a pan stove and then add 4 ounces of your rotisserie chicken. Just warm everything nicely and then plate it, and your cucumbers and your dressing and you’re all set for a great dinner.
I hope that you enjoy all of these recipes and if you, a friend, loved one, coworker or family member need help losing weight or help with improving overall health and wellness please call us and schedule your free weight loss consultation. Just call 215-821-7336 for your free consultation.
How Jamie Lost Over 40 lbs with Medical Weight Loss in Philadelphia
Welcome to our Philadelphia weight loss practice. If you are new to our Medical Weight Loss Management Program call us for a free weight loss consultation. Call us at 215-821-7336 and we will be glad to schedule you for a free consultation and give you all the information on our program. Jamie has dropped over 40 lbs with our medical weight loss program using the best FDA approved medical weight loss pills, appetite suppressant medications and diet pills, vitamin injection therapies and of course a simple nutritional plans that consist of a sensible eating program that we designed for her.
We also made an exercise plan for her. And by following all of our recommendations she has lost over 40 lbs and kept it off.
We also offer nutritional cleansing and nutritional detox programs as well. If you are looking to lose weight or help with improving your overall health and wellness we have programs that can help most people.
So call us and schedule your free consultation call 215-821-7336.
If you are already one of our weight loss patients I know you were coming to our website today looking for our weekly updates of weight loss recipes.
Today, I have 4 totally fantastic recipes for you today and they are: Avocado Egg Cups, Cheesey Zucchini Hashbrowns, Antipasto and Cheese Wrapped in Prosciutto and Fried.
Of course these are not your typical diet foods and that’s part of what makes our program so unique from other Philadelphia DIet Programs.
Here are the recipes:
Avocado Egg Cups*
- a large avocado sliced in half and remove the pit
- eggs – 2 large eggs
- fresh ground black pepper and sea salt
- Additional Ingredients
- tomato – 1/4 cup of diced tomato
- red onion – 1 tablespoon of diced onion
- any herb that you like – parsley or cilantro or any other herb of your choice
Start by preheating your oven to 350°F. Place your avocado hands with the cut side up in a baking dish or any other type of oven safe skillet. Crack open your egg and place it into the center and each of the avocado halves and then sprinkle your pepper and salt over top. Next let’s place this any of and for approximately 13 – 21 minutes – until the eggs cooked. When it is finished cooking just take it out of the oven and top it with any of the other additional toppings or even some of your own toppings that you really like.
This recipe makes two servings each of them has approximately 470 cal, 9 grams of protein and approximately 10 grams of carbohydrates. Go to sleep
Cheesey Zucchini Hashbrowns*
- zucchini – 4 cups of shredded zucchini
- Sea salt – 2 teaspoons
- egg – 1 large egg beaten
- Parmesan cheese – 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
- green onion – 2 tablespoons of chopped green onion
- black pepper – 1/2 teaspoon
- butter – 1/4 cup
This is a really great recipe let’s begin by taking the zucchini and mixing them in a bowl with the salt. After everything is mixed together nicely just let this sit for about 14 minutes. And then drain any extra liquid out of it. Next we and add the pepper, egg, green onion and Parmesan cheese and mix everything together well. After that place a skillet over medium – high heat, allow the butter to melt and make do zucchini mixture into 4 portions. They should be about 2.5 inches in diameter and a half inch thick. Put them in your pan and let them fry for about 5 minutes per side or for as long as it takes until they are nice and golden brown. Then remove them from the pan and place them on a cooling rack. After the cool down a little bit you can serve them with the holiday sauce.
This recipe makes four cakes and that equals four servings each serving has about 440 cal, 3 grams of protein and about 2 grams of carbohydrates.
- mozzarella cheese – 12 ounces of fresh mozzarella cheese sliced
- extra-virgin olive oil – 2 tablespoons
- chopped fresh basil – 2 tablespoons
- oregano – 2 tablespoons
- ground black pepper and sea salt to taste
- olive – 27 pitted
- salami – 4 ounces thinly sliced
This of course is one of my all-time favorites! First I like to take the cheese slices and place them nicely on a platter and then drizzle the olive oil over top and of course sprinkle over top the oregano, black pepper, basil and salt. Now I just add the salami and the olives and it’s ready to serve. This recipe makes about 6 servings each of them has approximately 280 cal, 4 grams of carbohydrates and 18 grams of protein.
Cheese Wrapped in Prosciutto and Fried*
- coconut oil or olive oil – 2 tablespoons
- unsalted butter – 2 tablespoons
- frozen string cheese – 8 pieces
- prosciutto – 8 slices that are very thin
- any type of herbs that you like – oregano, tarragon, thyme or even sage.
- Marinara sauce
Of course this is another one of my all-time favorites! First I take up and and I heat the oil over medium heat. Then I unwrapped the cheese. Now comes the fun part, wrapped each piece of cheese with one slice of prosciutto making sure that you wrap up the entire piece of cheese including the ends. If you like you can actually now sprinkle your chopped herbs for more of the crust. Then just take each piece of the frozen cheese wrapped in the prosciutto and place it in the pan and just fry it. Make sure that you are turning it often until it becomes a bit crisp and the cheese starts to soften. This happened very quickly you should only take a few minutes. Now all you have to do is set them all the platter let them cool down a bit and you could dip them in the marinara sauce. I do have to say once again this is one of my all-time favorite recipes. This recipe makes eight pieces and two of the make up a serving. Each serving has about 18 grams of protein, 330 cal and 2 grams of carbohydrates.
So there you have four great recipes that are lower in carbohydrates and recipes that are not usually considered diet food.
If you need help losing weight or your friends and family and co-workers need help losing weight I invite you to have them call us and schedule a free weight loss consultation. Call us now at 215-821-7336 and schedule your free consultation.
5 Recipes to Get Rid of Belly Fat Fast by Medical Weight Loss in Philadelphia
In our Philadelphia medical weight loss program in addition to providing our patients with the highest quality FDA approved appetite suppressant medications, weight loss pills and diet pills we also provide vitamin B-12 injections therapy, Botox and fillers like Juvedrm, as well as nutrition counseling and help with developing exercise programs and overall health and wellness programs.
And let’s not forget to mention that we also provide nutritional cleansing programs and nutritional detoxification programs. So if you are someone looking for help controlling your appetite and cravings with medications we can accommodate you and if you or someone that is looking to lose weight or improve your overall health and wellness with nutritional cleansing and possibly not taking any type of medication we can help you as well. And of course the Doctors and the Physician Assistants will do a thorough medical evaluation to determine the best plan for you. If you would like more information on our medical weight loss program call us and schedule your free weight loss consultation at 215-821-7336.
This has been a fabulous week with our patients breaking all types of weight loss records. I just want to commend all of you on your phenomenal results from your efforts and dedication. I also want to applaud our Doctors, Physician Assistants and staff for their commitment and dedication to our patients. I do have to say that it’s a pleasure working in an environment where everyone loves what they do and the people that we help every day. And I think that is truly one of the reasons why our patients do so well.
Now let’s get to those recipes. And this post I’m going to give you the recipes for low carbohydrate versions of an avocado salad, guacamole dip, cheese and pepperoni chips, jalapeno Poppers and blue cheese celery slammers.
Here are the recipes:
- avocado – 1/2 of an avocado
- Olive oil – 2 teaspoons
- line – 1/4 line
- salt and pepper to taste
To make your delicious salad just slice the avocado and half and set the slices nicely on a plate and then sprinkle with the olive oil and squeeze the lime over top. Add the salt and pepper to taste. A nice little gadget that I suggest that you purchase is an avocado slicer. Since avocados are a big part of my daily diet I always make sure that we have plenty in the house. This recipe makes one serving and it only has 9 grams of carbohydrates and 246 cal.
- minced red onion – 1 tablespoon
- crushed garlic clove – 1/2 garlic clove crushed
- a ripe avocado
- 1/4 lime
- Olive oil – 1 tablespoon
- hot sauce – to taste
- salt to taste
- 1/2 tablespoon of minced cilantro
Let’s start by mincing our onion and crushing are garlic and combining them both in a bowl. Cut your avocado in half and scoop out the meat into that ball that has are garlic and minced onion. Mash the avocado with a fork. But do not make it to smooth, you should leave it a little bit chunky. Add your lime juice by squeezing the lime and then add the cilantro, hot sauce, Olive Oyl and salt. I usually like to serve mind as soon as we make it because it really doesn’t last that long. This recipe makes about two servings each of them having approximately 220 cal, 20 grams of fat, 2 grams of protein and 9 grams of carbohydrates.
Cheese and Pepperoni Chips*
- I know, I have you thinking here – what are pepperoni chips? So just continue reading and you will see what I mean.
- pepperoni slices – 1 ounce of pepperoni slices
- whipped cream cheese – 2 tablespoons of cream cheese
Place your pepperoni slices on a microwavable safe plate and microwave them for about 60 – 90 seconds or for as long as it takes for them to be crisp. Now all you have to do is spread the whipped cream cheese over top of them and enjoy. This recipe is for one serving and it contains approximately 200 cal, 7 grams of protein and 2 grams of carbohydrates.
- jalapeno peppers – 2 fresh jalapeno peppers
- cream cheese – 1.5 ounces of cream cheese
- bacon – 2 slices of bacon
First let’s start by slicing open are peppers and remove the stems and scrape out the seeds from the inside. Next put half of the cream cheese into each of the peppers. Then just take your bacon and wrap it around the pepper covering as much of it as you can. You should use a toothpick to keep this together. Next just grill or broil them until the bacon is totally cooked. And now all you have to do is eat them! This makes one serving and it has approximately 215 cal, 7 grams of protein and 3 grams of carbohydrates.
Blue Cheese Celery Slammers*
- cream cheese – 1.5 ounces of cream cheese
- heavy cream – 1 tablespoon
- crumbled blue cheese – 1 tablespoon
- garlic – 1/2 garlic clove crushed
- hot sauce to taste
- celery – 2 large celery reps
Place your cream cheese, heavy cream, blue cheese, garlic and hot sauce into a ball and mix everything together with a fork. Make sure that you stir and mashed together well to have it form a nice dip but be sure to leave a few chunks of blue cheese. When everything is mixed together well just stuff your stalks of celery with the blue cheese mixture and enjoy. This is enough for one serving and each serving has about 230 cal, 6 grams of protein and 5 grams of carbohydrates.
So there you have it, five low carb recipes that are totally delicious. I hope you enjoy these recipes is much as I do. And as always please come back to our website next week for more recipes, health and wellness tips.
If you or someone you know would like more information on our weight loss program please call us and schedule your free weight loss consultation. You can call us at 215-821-7336.
3 Low Carb Recipes for Fast Weight Loss with Medical Weight Loss in Philadelphia
If you would like more information on our medically supervised prescription weight loss program call us at 215-821-7336 and schedule your free weight loss consultation. In our Philadelphia medical weight loss program we use appetite suppressant medications, weight loss pills and diet pills along with vitamin B-12 injections therapy and nutrition and physical activity plans to help you achieve your weight loss goals. Even though you might not really be hungry when you are taking our weight loss pills you still need to eat good healthy nutrition.
And that is why we are constantly updating this blog every week with healthy recipes and today I going to give you the recipes for nacho cheese crisps, a low-carb version of chocolate bacon toffee ice cream (according to my son Noah everything taste better with bacon – lol) and a low-carb version of chocolate soufflé.
So here are the three recipes:
Nacho Cheese Crisps
- frozen shredded sharp cheddar cheese – 2 ounces
- egg whites – three large egg weights
- cream of Tartar – 1/8 teaspoon
- taco seasoning – 2 teaspoons
Let’s start this fantastic recipe by preheating are oven to 300°F. Next we take a piece of parchment paper and place it over top of a baking sheet. Now the fun begins. Take your frozen cheese and put in a food processor and chop it into tiny pieces. In a mixing bowl mix together the cream of Tartar with the egg white’s and then add the cheese over top. After that mix the cheese into the cream of Tartar and egg white mixture. Try to keep the mixture nice fluffy but you definitely want to make sure that the cheese is all the way through out the mixture. And here is where it gets really fun, take this mixture and you could place it into a pipette bag and squeeze this mixture onto your baking sheet lined with parchment paper. You want to make strips at least 2 – 3 inches long and about 1/2 inch wide. (My son Noah made these at college and instead of using a pipette bag all he did was get a large Ziploc bag put the mixture into their could a whole and one quarter of the bag and squeezed out some pretty heavy duty strips of this delicious mixture.) After you have major strips on the baking sheet just sprinkle over top your taco seasoning. Then let this bake any of and for approximately 25 – 30 minutes. I like mine to be very crispy and the longer that you bake them the crispier they will become. But just make sure that you do not burn them. Sometimes after the first 25 minutes I will shut off my oven and just leave them there for about another 20 minutes or so so that they are nice and crispy but they are not overly burn. Of course, it’s always best when you eat this soon after it’s made at least within a couple days but if you use a really good container should be good for approximately 5 – 6 days. This recipe makes about 5 – 6 servings and each has around 55 calories, almost 2 grams of carbohydrates and about 4 grams of protein.
Chocolate Bacon Toffee Ice Cream – Low Carb
- Serves 8
- Swerve, erythritol or any other sugar substitute – 1 cup
- Eggs – 3 large
- cocoa powder – 1 cup
- unsweetened vanilla almond milk – 1 cup
- heavy whipping cream – 1½ cups
- pinch of salt
- xanthan gum – ½ tsp
- 90% chocolate – 4 squares
- heavy whipping cream – 2 Tbsp
- ¼ cup chopped crispy bacon – ¼ cup
- Chopped sugar free toffee – 3 squares
This is a really great recipe were going to start by mixing together your cocoa powder, xanthan gum, almond milk, eggs and sugar substitute. After everything is mixed nicely make sure that you are using a microwave safe bowl and put this into the microwave and microwave for about 1 minute or so. Take it out of the microwave, stir it and then put it back into the microwave for about another 30 seconds. Then stir up one more time and microwave for another 30 seconds. Hopefully, by this time the mixture should be a bit second. If it is not; continue to microwave for 30 seconds and then stir until it’s thickened a bit. When you finally have the proper consistency mix in your heavy cream and a little pinch of salt. Let this cool in the refrigerator overnight.
Melt the chocolate together with the 2 tablespoons of whipping cream and then mix in the bacon. Spread this mixture out on either wax paper or on parchment paper and let it chill until it’s hardened. Once it’s nice and hard you can break into pieces and set it on the side. When your ice cream mixture has thoroughly chilled you can put it through an ice cream maker. Just follow the instructions that came with your ice cream maker and I’m sure everything will come out the way it should be.
Wait until there is about two minutes left for your ice cream and to be ready and then mix in the bacon and toffee. Let it process for the final 2 minutes and then you can either serve it as soon as it is ready or you can place it in the freezer and let it firm up a bit. If I am placing it in the freezer to be served later I just make sure that I take it out of the freezer for about 20 minutes before we are going to eat it. Just leaving it sit at room temperature for about 20 minutes or so will allow it to become nice and soft to see you can totally enjoy all the rich flavors of this ice cream. This recipe has about 300 calories per serving, 6 grams of carbohydrates and 5 grams of protein.
Low Carb Chocolate Souffle’
- butter – 1 tablespoon
- Monk fruit sugar – 1/3 cup
- unsweetened chocolate – 5 ounces
- egg yolks – three large egg yolks at room temperature
- egg whites – 6 large egg whites
- whipped cream – 1 cup
Let’s start by preheating the oven to 375°F. Then butter your soufflé dish with your 1 tablespoon of butter. After that let’s melt your unsweetened chocolate in a bowl, you should stir this while it is melting.
When the chocolate is melted remove the ball from the heat and whisk in the egg yolks until it hardens a bit. In another bowl whisk your egg whites with a pinch of salt, use an electric mixer while adding the 1/3 cup of monk fruit. Just make sure that you at the monk fruit a bit at a time. Now stir approximately 1 cup of your egg whites into the chocolate mixture and then add this mixture to their remaining egg whites. Just mix everything together nicely. After that pour into the soufflé dish and bake this in your oven for about 18 – 20 minutes or so just until it becomes puffy with a nice crust on top.
If you would like more information on our medically supervised prescription weight loss program call us at 215-821-7336 and schedule your free weight loss consultation.
I hope you enjoy these recipes is much as I do and is much as my family does. If you need help losing weight, or a friend, coworker a loved one needs help with losing weight or just improving your overall health and wellness I invite all of you to call and schedule your free weight loss consultation. Just call us at 215-821-7336 and we will be happy to schedule your free weight loss consultation.
Belly Fat Busting Snacks by Medical Weight Loss Philadelphia
If you are looking for a medical weight-loss program that uses FDA approved appetite suppressant medications weight loss pills and diet pills all under the supervision of a medical physician we are the place for you.
For more information on our weight loss program I invite you to call us and schedule your free weight loss consultation at 215-821-7336 and Lisa will be happy to schedule your free weight loss consultation.
We believe that our weight loss program is successful because in addition to giving you the FDA approved weight loss pills we instruct you on how to eat properly. It’s our philosophy that food is life and that starvation diets do not work. So in our program we show you how to eat real food and give you recipes and meal plans that are delicious. So with that being said here are some fantastic recipes.
Today I’m going to give you the recipes for a honey banana smoothie, low-carb butterscotch crispy bars ( a low-carb version of Butterfingers), a cocoa nutty sweet treat recipe and even a low carbohydrate recipe for good old-fashioned redfish.
I hope that you enjoy this recipes and if you need help with losing weight or someone you know needs help with losing weight please give them our number, 215-821-7336 and they can set up a free consultation.
Honey Banana Smoothie Recipe
- water – 3/4 cup
- unsweetened coconut milk – 1/4 cup
- frozen bananas -2
- honey – 1 tsp
- ground ginger – 1/4 tsp
- ground cinnamon – 1/4 tsp
- vanilla – 1/4 tsp
Now just combine all of these yummy ingredients into a blender, blend away and enjoy.
Low-Carb Butterscotch Delight Crispy Bars
- Crispy Crunchy for the inside:
- Swerve – 1 cup
- butterscotch extract – 2 teaspoon
- coconut oil – 3 tablespoons
- butter or coconut oil – 1/4 cup
- Swerve or erythritol – 1/4 cup
- stevia glycerite – 1 teaspoon
- cream cheese – 1/4 cup
- natural peanut butter – 1/4 cup
- vanilla – 1 teaspoon
- butter or coconut oil – 6 tablespoons
- unsweetened cocoa powder – 4 tablespoons
- Swerve confectioner – 4 tablespoons
- stevia glycerite – 1 teaspoon
- vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon
- ground sea salt – 1/8 teaspoon
To make the crispy part:
Start by pre-heating our oven to 350°F and then line a baking sheet with a good-quality parchment paper. After that mix together the coconut oil, the butterscotch extract and the swerve until it looks like small breadcrumbs.
Now all that you have to do is spoon it out on top of your parchment paper and spread it nicely into a thin layer. Place it in the oven and allow it to bake for approximately 15 minutes, plus or minus a few minutes. When it’s done just take it out of the oven and set it on the side and let it cool down totally. The more you let it cool the harder the candy will become and just break it into tiny pieces.
To make the nugget:
As the yummy crunchy part is in the oven baking we can now make the nugget. Put your 1/4 cup of swerve, 1/4 cup of natural peanut butter, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon of Stevia glycerite, 1/4 cup of butter and the cream cheese in a medium-sized bowl ( just make sure that it’s microwavable safe), stir it up a little bit then place it in your microwave for approximately one minute or so. Let it cool down and then mix everything together nicely.
Now, just mix the nugget to the crunchy part that you have broken into pieces and mix them until they are combined nicely. Take a 4 x 4 inch glass container and lined with parchment paper and pour this mixture into it. Make sure that you level out the top.
To make the Chocolate icing:
Place a saucepan over low heat and add in your coconut oil and when it starts to melt store in your extracts, chocolate, salt and sweeteners until everything is totally melted. When this is melted spread it over top of your nugget mixture and then sent it back in your refrigerator to cool down. When it is ready just cut it into any size of bars that you like. I hope you enjoy these nice tasty snacks as much as I do. This recipe makes eight servings and each of them has approximately 3 grams of carbohydrates, 250 cal about 4 grams of protein.
Cocoa Nutty Low-Carb Treats
- Swerve – 1 cup
- unsweetened cocoa powder – 3 tbsp
- vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon
- almond extract – 1/4 tsp
- coconut oil – 3 tbsp
Start by preheating your oven to 350°F and take a baking sheet and spread parchment paper over top. Take a nice sized bowl and mix together your extracts, sweeteners, coconut oil and of course your cocoa powder. Mix it together until it forms into the shape resembling small breadcrumbs. Now, just spread it out over top of your baking sheets and bake it for approximately the 13 – 16 minutes. The cooking time will vary depending upon the intensity of your oven. When it finished baking, allow it to cool down. It will get harder the longer that cools. Be sure that you keep this in an container that is airtight in the refrigerator. I have kept it in the refrigerator up to 2 this table 3 weeks and it was fine. You can use this as a topping for some of the other great recipes I have on the site or you can just eat it by itself. This recipe makes 4 servings and each has approximately 97 cal, 1/2 grams of protein and 1 grams of carbohydrates.
- natural sweetener -1/2 to 1 tbsp
- water – 3 tbsps
- gelatin – collagen gelatin – 1½ tbsp
Take a microwavable safe cup and mixing your sweetener, gelatin and water and stir it all and so everything’s is totally dissolved. Now all you have to do is put in your microwave for about 35 to 50 seconds, just until it starts to boil. Allow it to cool down a little bit and then pour it into a tray. My younger nieces love gummy worms so my wife found a cute gummy worms tray that we pour this mixture into and make it for them. Now we are ready to set them in the refrigerator and keep them there until they are from. This recipe makes one serving and the total serving has about 20 cal, 6 grams of protein and 0 carbohydrates.
So there you have it some awesome delicious recipes that are weight loss patients are able to enjoy, while burning body fat and losing pounds and inches. I hope you enjoy them. If you are a friend or loved one need help losing weight call us and schedule your free weight loss consultation 215-821-7336.
Fat Burning Italian Food Recipes by Medical Weight Loss Philadelphia
In our Philadelphia and Bucks County medical weight loss centers our goal is to help you lose weight and keep it off. And we do this by providing you with the finest FDA approved weight loss pills, diet pills, appetite suppressant medications, vitamin B-12 injections therapy and delicious meal plans that are designed to satisfy your cravings and help eliminate your hunger.
And these meal plans taste good too. So, if you are looking to lose weight and keep it off, while still eating delicious food I invite you to call us and schedule your free medical weight loss consultation at our Philadelphia medical weight loss center or our Bucks County medical weight loss center. Call us now at 215-821-7336 and schedule your free weight loss consultation.
If you are one of our weight loss patients you know that I believe that food is meant to be enjoyed. Growing up in my family everything that we did, every celebration every event was always celebrated with food, and lots of. In a sense, food was a celebration of life.
And some of my happiest from childhood are of sitting together with my great-grandparents, grandparents, parents, my brother and sister, and uncles and cousins at my great-grandmothers dining room table where we feasted upon ravioli, lasagna, baked zitti, gnocchi and desserts like ricotta filled cannolis and cream puffs. Yes, you may have guessed, that I grew up in a large Italian family! And like most Italian families most interactions with one another took place at the kitchen table or dining room table enjoying good food and each other.
That is why in our weight loss program we make a point of giving you lots of recipes of wholesome food that we all grew up eating but our versions of these recipes will have lower calories and lower carbohydrates. Making them weight loss friendly. But they taste so good you won’t believe there diet food.
So here are two great recipes; one is for a low carbohydrate version of my grandmother’s rotolo and the other is for a low-carb recipe for lasagna that is quick and easy to make.
This is a family recipe that my great-grandmother Virginia has handed down to my wife. My wife has changed the recipe a bit, to make it more diabetic friendly, but it tastes just as good if not better than Great[grandma’s recipe.
Rotolo – Verdi Style
- Ingredients for the Filling:
- ricotta cheese – 12 ounces 1 1/2 cups
- Parmesan cheese, approximately the 4 ounces of grated Parmesan cheese
- finely chopped fresh oregano – 1/2 cup
- finely chopped – fresh parsley – 1/2 cup
- egg – 1 large egg
- minced raw garlic – 3 cloves
- Sea salt – 1/2 teaspoon
- nutmeg – 1/8 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
- black pepper – 1/8 teaspoon of ground black pepper
- Additional Ingredients:
- Roasted or delimeat chicken breast that you can get from your supermarket – cut into strips that are 1.5 inches wide and 6 inches long. You should have about 24 slices of meat.
- 2 cups of tomato sauce
- shredded mozzarella cheese – approximately the 1/2 cup
- some additional Parmesan cheese to serve over top when everything is finished cooking.
First preheat your oven to 300°F. Combine all of the ingredients together except for the chicken breast tomato sauce and the extra 1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Make sure that all of the ingredients are mixed nicely.
Then take your strips of chicken and place them on your counter and take 1/3 cup of the mixture of all your ingredients in place it on to your strip of chicken. Then start rolling it up and place it with the seam side down. Do this with the rest of your chicken strips. After that take 1 cup of your tomato sauce and pour it into the bottom of a cast iron skillet approximately 12 inches or you can use any other type of ovenproof skillet or pan.
Then take your chicken rolls and put them in the pan with them laying on their side. Take all of your roles of meat and place them in the pan so they fit very snugly. Make sure that your filling is facing upward. Next take the remaining 1 cup of tomato sauce and pour it over top. You can now put this in your oven and let it bake for approximately the 20 minutes or until the cheese is melted completely.
When it is done take it out of the oven and you can now sprinkle your mozzarella generously over top. Place it back in the oven for about another 10 minutes or so or until the cheese is melted once again. After that take it out of the oven and let it stand for at least a good 15 minutes before serving. And of course you can top it with the extra Parmesan cheese if you would like.
This recipe makes 12 servings each of them has about 386 calories, 61 grams of protein and 5 grams of carbohydrates.
Lasagna – Low Carb Style Roll Ups
- approximately three-quarter pound and you can use either oven roasted chicken breast from the deli counter – approximately 16 slices or you can use sliced oven roasted turkey from your deli counter. Make sure that the slices of meat are approximately 1/8 inch and you want to have 16 slices.
- To make the filling you will need:
- ricotta cheese – 1 cup
- egg – 1 large egg
- Parmesan cheese – approximately 1/3 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
- mozzarella cheese – 1 1/2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
- Additional Ingredients
- tomatoes – three medium-sized tomatoes – sliced thin
- fresh basil leaves
- 2 cups of tomato sauce – meat sauce or marinara sauce
As always first we have to preheat your oven. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Place your turkey on a large sheet of parchment paper. To make the filling take a large bowl and mix together the eggs ricotta cheese until their mixed nicely and then stir in the mozzarella cheese and the Parmesan cheese.
After you have made the filling take about 1/4 cup of it and place it on top of one of your meat slices and spread it out evenly. Do this with the remaining slices of meat. Take about 3 slices of tomato and place them over top of your filling on each of the slices of meat. Next take some of your basil and place it on top of your tomatoes.
After that rollup each slice of meat and place them, seam side down, a and a baking dish that is approximately 8 inches. When you have all of the strips of meat rolled up with the mixture tomato and basil inside and placed in your baking pans top each one of them with the marinara sauce. I like to use about 2 – 3 tablespoons of the sauce.
Now we are finally ready to place it in the oven and bake it for about 25 minutes or so or until the cheese is melted. This recipe makes four servings each of them has 467 cal, 50 grams of protein and 9 g of carbohydrates.
I truly do hope you enjoy these recipes and if you would like help losing weight I invite you to call us and schedule your free consultation. Call us at 215-821-7336 and schedule your free weight loss consultation now.
How To Get Fit & Lose Weight by Medical Weight Loss Philadelphia
Hello everyone and Happy New Year!
With the new year comes new beginnings. A time to start over and make anew. A moment to feel and imagine all of what you want to accomplish this upcoming year. It’s the time to truly appreciate where you are and how far you have come. This is your year! 2017 is the year that you achieve your goals and become the best you that you can possibly be.
And if your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight, improve your overall health and wellness and become more physically fit I invite you to call us for a free consultation and see if we can help you achieve all of your goals. Call us now at 215-821-7336 and schedule your free weight loss health and wellness consultation.
One of the most popular new year resolutions is to lose weight. But if you don’t have the proper plan, the correct information and realistic guidance most people do not achieve their goals. And this is why I believe that our weight loss programs are so successful. Because we try our best to work with our weight loss patients in developing a realistic weight loss plan that they are able to do in their hectic and crazy busy life.
We also try to have people eat foods that they really enjoy. So our medical weight loss program goes way beyond weight loss pills, appetite suppressant medications, diet pills and vitamin B-12 injections therapy. In addition we will instruct you in a plan that will include the proper types of food that you should be eating for your metabolism, body type, how many calories you should be eating in a day and recommending the proper type of physical activities/exercise that will help you lose weight, burn body fat and not be bulky and blocky.
It’s unbelievable how many people come into our office and are exercising almost every day and they are just getting heavier, bigger and developing a body that looks like a block or a square. And most of the time this is because they are doing the wrong types of exercises.
If your goal is to lose pounds and inches there were certain type of exercises that work best for this. And they are totally different from exercises that are designed to increase muscle mass. So if you are exercising to lose weight and body fat and are just getting heavier and more bulky you’re probably doing the wrong type of exercises. So call us for your free consultation and let us help you design a plan that will assist you in achieving your goals. Call us now at 215-821-7336 and set up your totally free weight loss consultation.
If you are already a patient in our Philadelphia medical weight loss program or our Bucks County medical weight loss program you have probably come here for more recipes. And today I have for you a very nice chicken casserole recipe that my wife Elyse is going to make for us today.
Chicken Casserole – Low Carb Recipe*
bacon – 8 slices
zucchini – one medium-sized zucchini cut into,1/2 inch cubes
eggs – two large eggs
mayonnaise – 1/2 cup
chicken broth – 1/4 cup
chives – 1 tablespoon of snipped chives
fresh dill – 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped
flat leaf parsley – 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped
onion powder – 1/2 teaspoon
garlic powder – 1/2 teaspoon
black pepper and sea salt to taste
cooked chicken thigh meat – 2 cups cooked and chopped up
avocado – one half of an avocado diced
tomato – one tomato seeded and diced
cheddar cheese – 2 ounces
Use an oven safe skillet and fry the bacon until it’s nice and crisp. When it’s finished cooking remove the bacon from the pan but leave the drippings from the bacon in the pan. Then crumble the bacon and set it on the side. Next take your cubed zucchini and add to the pan and let it fry for about five minutes or so until the zucchini is tender and has soaked up all of the bacon drippings. Then remove the zucchini from the pan and allow it to cool down. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Then place your eggs in a saucepan cover with water and then set it atop a flame and let it boil and when it starts to boil cover it with a lid and remove it from the heat. Just keep the eggs sitting in the hot water for about 11 or 12 minutes. Next remove the eggs from the hot water cool and them down in ice water or under cold running water. When they are cool peel them and slice them. In a very large bowl combine all of the ingredients for the dressing and stir them all together well. After that stir in the hard-boiled eggs, tomato, cheese, chicken, avocado, bacon crumbles and the zucchini cubes. Mix everything so that it’s combined together well. After that, move this mixture into and 8 in.² baking dish. Place it in the oven and let it cook for approximately 20 minutes. When it’s done you can garnish it with anything that you like before serving. This recipe makes eight servings each of them has approximately 270 cal, 10 g of protein, about 3 g of carbohydrates in 1 1/2 g of fiber.
May this year bring you the best in health, wellness, prosperity and love. I wish you all much love and many blessings in life.
And if you would like us to help you with your weight loss for this new year call us and set up your free weight loss consultation call us at 215-821-7336.
This recipe is from the book the ketogenic cook book written by Jimmy Moore and Maria Emmerich. It is an awesome book especially for those of us that are looking to keep our blood sugar levels relatively low. It should definitely be part of your cookbook library.
200 Calorie Comfort Foods for Easy Weight Loss by Medical Weight Loss in Philadelphia
Hi everyone and as promised here are a few more low-calorie recipes for this holiday season.
Now that winter is finally upon us most of us are craving traditional comfort foods that make us feel good and also warm our tummies.
So I am going to give you three recipes today for some of my favorite comfort foods. Of course I’m going to give you the low-calorie versions. Each recipe is going to have approximately 200 cal (plus or minus) for each serving size.
If you are new to our practice and would like some more information on our weight loss programs, I invite you to call us at 215-821-7336 and Lisa will be happy to schedule you for your free weight loss consultation.
Not only are these recipes delicious comfort foods but are also quick and easy to make.
Chili Soup Vegan Friendly
onion – 1 cup chopped
garlic – 1 teaspoon minced
Olive Oil – 1 tablespoon
celery – 1 cup of chopped celery
2 cups of carrots that have been peeled and thinly sliced
green bell pepper – 2 cups chopped
frozen corn – 10 ounces
salsa – 1 cup
sliced mushrooms – 8 ounces
water – 1 1/4 cup
kidney beans – 14 ounces – drained
canned tomatoes – 14 ounces
lemon juice – 1 teaspoon
dried oregano – 1/4 teaspoon
ground cumin – 1 teaspoon
chili powder – 1 teaspoon
black pepper – 1 teaspoon
This is a fantastic recipe each serving has about 132 cal, 7 g of protein and 7 g of fiber and 24 g of carbohydrates. This recipe makes approximately 10 servings. Get all of your ingredients together then sauté the garlic in the onion and Olive Oil until it’s very tender. Then add the remaining fresh vegetables and sauté this for about three minutes or so. After that add the rest of the ingredients, cover it and let it simmer until all everything is mixed together and the vegetables are nice and tender. This normally takes about another 25 – 30 minutes.
Italian Soup Recipe
crushed garlic – 1/2 teaspoon
Olive Oil – 1 tablespoon
chicken broth – 6 cups
tortellini – cheese tortellini – 8 ounces
spinach – frozen spinach and 10 ounces thawed
stewed tomatoes – 14 1/2 ounces no salt added – chop them up
Parmesan cheese – 6 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese
In a nice sized pan sauté your garlic in oil for about 3 minutes. Then add the broth and the tortellini and heat this until it starts to boil. When it finally we starts to boil reduce the heat and let it simmer for approximately 10 minutes. Add your spinach and tomatoes and simmer this for about five minutes more. When you are ready just spoon it out into your bowls and top with the Parmesan cheese. This recipe makes approximately 6 servings and each of them has about 217 cal, 15 g of protein and 24 g of carbohydrates.
Pasta Veggies and More Recipe
This is a fantastic recipe it really is one of my favorite comfort food recipes. It’s especially good when it’s cold day outside.
whole-wheat pasta – 2 cups uncooked
broccoli florettes – 1 cup
carrots – 1/2 cup of sliced carrots
celery – 1/2 cup of sliced celery
red bell pepper – 1/2 cup chopped up
green beans – 1/2 cup
black pepper – 1/4 teaspoon
cherry tomatoes – slice 30 cherry tomatoes in half
Parmesan cheese – 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
fresh basil – 2 tablespoons of fresh basil chopped
olive oil – 2 tablespoons
First we should cook our pasta like we normally would following the directions on the package it came in. Wait until the last three remaining minutes of the instructed cooking time for the pasta and add the green beans, broccoli, bell pepper, celery and carrots to the pan. When it’s finished cooking remove it from the flame and drain your pasta and the vegetables. Add the black pepper to the pasta and mix everything nicely. And now add the tomatoes, Olive Oil, basil and cheese and mix it and serve.
This recipe is enough for 4 people. Each serving has approximately 220 cal, 9 g of protein and 30 g of carbohydrates.
I hope you enjoy these recipes. If you, a friend or loved one need help with losing weight invite you to call us and schedule your totally free weight loss consultation. Call us at 215-821-7336 and schedule your free consultation now.
Cookies and Cream Zero Belly Fat Recipe by Medical Weight Loss in Philadelphia
Hi everyone this is Dr. Kenny. I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season. In this blog post I’m going to give you an awesome recipe for a mug cake. It’s another twist on the recipe for a cookies and cream cake. This recipe is great because it’s loaded with cookie chunks and it’s super simple and quick to make. It has lots of good healthy protein, fiber and it’s also gluten-free, dairy free and paleo friendly.
During the holiday season of November and December statistics tell us that people can gain anywhere from 10 pounds and is much as 20 pounds during these two months.
Between family dinners, get-togethers and celebrations with friends and family and even people bringing lots of delicious but fattening goodies into the workplace it’s very difficult to maintain any type of healthy eating program let alone a weight loss eating nutrition program.
So that is why during these next few weeks I’m going to step up my game and try to add at least three new recipes to our website. Some of these recipes may be low carbohydrate and low sugar and others will be low-calorie versions of foods that we love to eat. I am also going to try to add some healthy ingredients to foods that are normally loaded with sugar and lots of calories.
And that’s exactly what I’m doing with this recipe for this cooking cream mug cake. Usually this type of recipe has nothing but lots and lots of sugar in calories and provide no nutritional value. But by using coconut flour and almond flour we are adding good healthy fiber and significantly decreasing the amount of sugar that we would normally be eating if this recipe was made from good old white processed flour. And because we are using Stevia or swerve instead of regular sugar we are decreasing the amount of sugar that would normally be in this type of recipe. By using unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk we are also increasing its nutritional value and eliminating lots of allergic reactions that are associated with normal regular dairy products such as milk.
If you want to make this recipe totally good for you you should probably decrease the amount of optional ingredients like in the unsweetened sugar-free chocolate or vanilla chips. I just added these in their because my son Noah saw me making this recipe this morning and he wanted to add some additional flavor to the recipe. If you like the addition of the unsweetened/sugar free chocolate or vanilla chips make sure you tell Noah when you see him working in the office this summer.
If you are not one of our Philadelphia medical weight loss patients or Bucks County medical weight loss patients and would like information on our weight loss program, I invite you to call us and schedule your free medical weight loss consultation. Call us now at 215-821-7336 and Lisa will be more than happy to schedule your free consultation.
Here is the recipe:
Creamy Cookie Cake Recipe – Low Carb
- coconut flour – 1&1/2 TBSPS
- almond flour – 1 TBSP
- sea salt – just a dash
- baking powder – 1/2 TSP
- Swerve or Stevia – 1 TBSP
- Paleo cookie – any kind of 1-3 paleo cookies
- egg – 1 large egg
- unsweetened almond or coconut milk any flavor – 1/4 cup
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract – 1/2 TSP
- Optional – unsweetened/sugar free chocolate or vanilla chips – 1 TBSP
Instructions: In an oversized mug or even a bowl mix together your coconut flour, salt, baking powder, almond flour, swerve or Stevia and your cookie.
Take another bowl and mix together your unsweetened coconut milk or almond milk, eggs and vanilla extract. Make sure that you blend this well together. Now that you have your dry ingredients in one bowl and your wet ingredients in another were going to combined the two of them and stir everything until it’s mixed together nicely.
Next get an over-sized mug or even better a nice sized ball and for everything into it. Place it in the microwave and cook it for about 45 seconds. Then take it out of the microwave and check it. At this point you can add your chocolate chips and place it back to the microwave and cook it for as long as it needs to cook everything thoroughly.
This could possibly take another minute or so. Total microwaving time is anywhere from 1 – 2 minutes. But again depending upon the strength of your microwave it might be a little bit more or even a little bit less time. When it’s thoroughly cooked take it out of the microwave let it cool down quite a bit before attempting to eat it. This recipe makes one serving.
So there you have it another fantastic low-carb recipe that not only taste good but it’s also very good for your waistline.
If you would like more information on our medical weight loss program again I invite you to call us at 215-821-7336 and Lisa will be happy to schedule your totally free weight loss consultation. In your free weight loss consultation we will review the various type of weight loss programs and services that we offer and review your personal health and physical decision the determine which of our weight loss program would be the best for you in the safest.
Our goal is to help you lose weight safely and as quickly as possible and also improve your overall health and wellness.