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"
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 Liquid Diet but always … Continue reading "Sugar Free Strawberry Limeade"
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 the broth and enhance … Continue reading "Peppercorn Chicken Broth"
Print Recipe Vanilla Strawberry Protein Shake Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Meal Plan: Select Course to Add: BreakfastLunchDinner This recipe has been added to your Meal Plan Course Breakfast Servings shake MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 6 oz water1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder1 tsp strawberry extract6 ice cubes Course Breakfast Servings … Continue reading "Vanilla Strawberry Protein Shake"
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 pre and post-surgical … 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"
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 to search around on this … Continue reading "Banana Cream Protein Shake"
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 protein powder. If … Continue reading "Protein Vanilla Latte"
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” is just what you … Continue reading "Vanilla Spice 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 a bit of coconut … Continue reading "Chocolate Coconut Protein Shake"