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 time until you find the level of minty … Continue reading "Candy Cane Protein Shake! Bariatric Surgery Recipes"
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 times. Since I used a banana … Continue reading "Low Carb Chocolate Banana Smoothie"
Sugar-Free Cucumber & Mint Limeade Ahhhhhhhh. Excuse me. I just took a refreshing drink of a cucumber & mint limeade. And I am relaxed. I found an article in a Rachael Ray magazine about a Cucumber & Mint Limeade, which sounded delicious, but included a cup of sugar. I wondered….could I? Can I? Would this taste … Continue reading "Sugar-Free Cucumber & Mint Limeade"
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 carbs, as well as the powder itself. … Continue reading "Classic Vanilla Shake (Ahem, Protein Shake)"