Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Simple recipe with bold flavor and high in protein I made this recipe several weeks ago but hesitated to share it because shortly afterward eggs were very hard to find in my area due to COVID-19 shopping! The original recipe was found on America’s Test Kitchen. … Continue reading "Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon and Asparagus"
No Cook Bariatric Meal Chicken Sausage and Pineapple Skewers Pre-cooked sausage for a no cook bariatric meal Okay, full disclosure, this is nearly a no cook meal because the meat itself was already cooked. I still count this is a no cook bariatric meal! However, I DID thread it on a skewer and grill it to … Continue reading "No Cook Bariatric Meal: Chicken Sausage and Pineapple Skewers"
Greek Yogurt Parfait with Frozen Berries A quick sweet treat with lower carbs than a pre-flavored Greek yogurt. I mentioned on my Classic Taco Salad recipe post that I often hesitate to post such simple recipes because I feel they aren’t flashy enough to share. I realized I never shared my Greek Yogurt Parfait recipe for … Continue reading "Greek Yogurt Parfait"
Eggs in a Cloud This recipe can also be found in my cookbook! BEST FORK FORWARD: Everyday Dinners After Weight Loss Surgery This recipe takes little to no time at all but brings your everyday eggs in a whole new category of flavor! I love the texture. I love the fresh chives. I love that … Continue reading "Eggs in a Cloud"
Cottage Cheese and Berries Portions dependent on your own pouch. Eat two bites of cottage cheese (or Greek yogurt) to every one bite of fruit. If having Greek yogurt, avoid fruit. Might start with 1 cup cottage cheese and 1/4 cup berries and adjust to your fullness. Video on Greek yogurt
Pizza Eggs I love pizza eggs! What a great way to make your eggs more egg-citing AND enjoy the flavor of pizza! This is such a quick recipe to put together. (If you need a refresher on tips for fluffy scrambled eggs, watch this video!) Add a little mozzarella and turkey pepperoni and enjoy the … Continue reading "Pizza Eggs"
Feta Tomato Omelette Eggs are a very controversial food for post-op bariatric surgery patients. Patients love them for their protein, flavor, convenience and cost…or HATE them and get frustrated with what to eat for breakfast. Chances are, if you’re reading this blog, you are in favor of eggs. Yay! This is a great recipe for … Continue reading "Feta Tomato Omelette"
Banana Cream 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 "Banana Cream Protein Shake"
Ricotta Protein Pancakes Soft diet phase after bariatric surgery Of course, every program is different so a soft recipe might mean something else at another program (nice and confusing) so as always be sure to refer back to your programs materials. In my experience as a bariatric dietitian, once a patient is cleared … Continue reading "Ricotta Protein Pancakes"
Salmon Ricotta Omlette Soft phase bariatric surgery recipe or a protein based breakfast Of course, every program is different so a soft recipe might mean something else at another program (nice and confusing) so as always be sure to refer back to your programs materials. In my experience as a bariatric dietitian, once a … Continue reading "Salmon Ricotta Omlette"