Pumpkin Pie Spice Coffee Zero calorie bariatric friendly coffee with pumpkin pie spice Do you dream of pumpkin spice the moment the weather turns to cool Fall temps? There is a reason there are t-shirts about addictions to pumpkin pie spice. Whether it’s the scent of a candle, a baked good or a … Continue reading "Pumpkin Pie Spice Coffee"
Caramel Almond Protein Shake This bariatric friendly shake is a classic vanilla shake with added flavors from caramel and almond extract. Tired of the usual vanilla shake?? Extracts are a GAME CHANGER! Having this shake in the evening instead of a sweet treat is also a great idea. For patients that are tired of sweet … Continue reading "Caramel Almond Protein Shake"
Bariatric Mocha Latte How does a bariatric patient continue to enjoy coffee drinks on the post-op diet?? Isn’t that a constant question for most post-ops?? If you’re anything like me, what I enjoyed for a coffee drink for a few months no longer suits me like it did before. Or the season changes … Continue reading "Bariatric Mocha Latte"
Bariatric Friendly Creamy Hot Cocoa At the time I write this post, we have hit our first truly chilly day of the season. The high will be 56 today and it is WINDY! Already the desire for a warm and cozy drink is dancing in our heads! Bariatric surgery patients – this is a great … Continue reading "Bariatric Friendly Creamy Hot Cocoa"
Chai Tea Latte Bariatric friendly warm and cozy drink A simple and warm drink for a cold day that will satisfy a sweet tooth but keep you on your bariatric plan!
Non-Alcoholic Mint Mojito Bariatric friendly mocktail time! I’ve talked about alcohol a few times on the website and how after interviewing three incredible women on their battles with post-op alcoholism, I really changed my tune to alcohol and WLS. I’ve always given the warnings and disclaimers but also am a person that tends to trusts … Continue reading "Non-Alcoholic Mint Mojito"
White Chocolate Protein Shake This bariatric friendly shake is certainly on the sweet side. If you are looking for a way to CURB your sweet tooth, this is a great recipe for you! Having this shake in the evening instead of a sweet treat is a great idea. For patients that are tired of … Continue reading "White Chocolate Protein Shake"
Hint of Orange Vanilla Protein Shake Keeping variety in protein shakes is SO important and yet SUPER hard. If you are on your pre-surgical diet for bariatric surgery or you’re on your post-surgery liquid diet…hang in there. It does get better! I know the sweet drinks are exhausting and you need something new. My best encouragement is … Continue reading "Hint of Orange Vanilla Protein Shake"
Berry Cream Protein Shake Protein shakes are such a funny thing to me. In my truthful opinion…sometimes I think we ELEVATE the power of protein shakes much too high. As bariatric surgery patients, you’ve been told protein shakes will be a part of your life fooooreeeevvveeerrr. (Yes, that’s a Sandlot reference). But I actually am … Continue reading "Berry Cream Protein Shake"
Not Too Sweet Vanilla Protein Shake If there’s one thing Bariatric patients complain to me about…it’s that EVERYTHING IS SO SWEET! It’s not uncommon that after surgery, taste preferences change and things taste so. much. sweeter. than they did before. It’s bad timing that they are also on a liquid diet for the first two … Continue reading "Not Too Sweet Vanilla Protein Shake – Bariatric Liquid Diet"