Iced Rooibos Mint Tea Bariatric surgery patients – you know you have to stay hydrated. You’ve heard the warnings, the stories, maybe even know on a personal level going in for fluids after getting behind. I don’t have to warn you of the importance of sip, sip, sipping! So instead, let’s focus on what fluids … Continue reading "Iced Rooibos Mint Tea"
Sugar Free Strawberry Limeade Try this simple beverage recipe for a light and refreshing Strawberry Lemonade without the calories, sugar and guilt! This is a very light sweetness and can be altered using a natural sweetener like Truvia® but skip if you are tired for the sweet flavors! This recipe is approved for the Bariatric … Continue reading "Sugar Free Strawberry Limeade"
Peppercorn Chicken Broth &nbp; It’s so easy to get super tired of chicken broth when you’re on the Bariatric Liquid Diet Phase! One of the easiest ways to combat the broth fatigue…add differing flavors! Similar to this Aromatics Infused Chicken Broth, adding flavor and then straining the chunks away will seriously cut the flavor of … Continue reading "Peppercorn Chicken Broth"
Vanilla Strawberry Protein Shake
Protein Hot Chocolate For years I’ve utilized the protein hot chocolate you can buy online like this…(click blue text for link). I’ve always LOVED the Creamy Hot Cocoa and I’ve used it for an afternoon pick-me-up or a late night sweet treat in the cooler months. A protein hot chocolate is typically suitable on the … Continue reading "Protein Hot Chocolate"
Aromatics Infused Chicken Broth Flavorful broth for your post-op bariatric liquid diet. I have some things to say about chicken broth and the post-op WLS diet. It doesn’t have to be completely boring. Just a few changes will take that broth to another flavor level! You know what. If you’ve just had surgery, be … Continue reading "Aromatics Infused Chicken Broth"
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"
Protein Vanilla Latte This is a great alterantaive to a protein shake and to a higher carb latte drink! Just a few ingredients heated on the stovetop and you’ll soon be enjoying a warm treat high in protein and low in sugar. The most important part of this recipe is to NOT overheat it because of the … Continue reading "Protein Vanilla Latte"
Vanilla Spice Protein Shake This is my all time favorite “classic” shake. It’s a must have for you Bariatric Surgery go-to shakes! I say “classic” shake because I tend to try and add a new flavor to my shakes. A splash of extract or a different spice like Pumpkin Pie…but on occasion…a good “classic” … Continue reading "Vanilla Spice Protein Shake"
Chocolate Coconut Protein Shake As I’ve mentioned several other times on my protein shakes, add a splash of a flavored extract to your Bariatric Protein Shakes can make allllll the difference in your survival through a pre and post-surgical diet. You can do this!!! And extracts will help. For this Chocolate Protein Shake, we’ll add … Continue reading "Chocolate Coconut Protein Shake"