Iced Vanilla Chai Tea (with Protein) *Spoiler alert! You are looking at a recipe in my next cookbook! Best Fork Forward: Drinks and Desserts! I am a really big fan of chai tea. It’s a weakness! Especially when the Fall comes around, one of the most tempting orders I could make at Starbucks … Continue reading "Iced Vanilla Chai Tea (with Protein)"
Sugar Free Lemonade Tea For post-op Bariatric surgery patients, one of the biggest struggles of all is getting in hydrating fluids. Can I get an Amen?!? Whether it’s taste changes after Gastric Sleeve or Bypass surgery or the fact that drinking water makes you uncomfortably full (or you forget, or you’ve never been a water drinker….etc) … Continue reading "Sugar Free Lemonade Tea"
Candy Cane Protein Shake! Bariatric Surgery Recipes Tis the season for holiday flavors! Protein shakes should be no exception. For this recipe I dabbled many times with the ingredients. I noticed I liked it with a less noticeable minty flavor than a stronger one. My recommendation: add 1/4 tsp of peppermint extract at a … Continue reading "Candy Cane Protein Shake! Bariatric Surgery Recipes"
Low Carb Chocolate Banana Smoothie Yes, even if your dietitian told you to be careful about eating too many sugary fruits like bananas…this is still okay, because it doesn’t actually use bananas. Tricky eh?? Bananas do provide carbohydrates (sugar) and this can provide spikes in blood sugar or even slow down your weight loss at … Continue reading "Low Carb Chocolate Banana Smoothie"
Classic Vanilla Shake (Ahem, Protein Shake) Summertime is my favorite for making fun protein drinks. Whether it be more of a smoothie, or more creative in flavors, they are cool and refreshing yet super filling! The biggest trick, even with a protein drink, is to be mindful of carbohydrates. Fruit and milk both have … Continue reading "Classic Vanilla Shake (Ahem, Protein Shake)"