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"
Strawberry Greek Yogurt Whip It’s so funny how early after weight loss surgery everything sounds sweet, too sweet, and so so so sweet and awful. But then. Something happens the further a patient gets out and it’s not unheard of that one of my Gastric Sleeve, Bypass, or DS patients has a sweet tooth again … Continue reading "Strawberry Greek Yogurt Whip"
Bariatric Friendly Chocolate Covered Strawberries WLS Friends….I’ll be honest. I love sweets. Oh, but I also I love salty. Chips or brownies…doesn’t matter. The trick for me? Don’t have them around. Find better options and eventually I stop thinking of the poor options. Truly! If you’ve kept sugars and starches out of your diet for an extended … Continue reading "Bariatric Friendly Chocolate Covered Strawberries"
Orange Cream Protein Shake
Pumpkin Whip Bariatric Pumpkin Sweet Treat Needing a new Bariatric Friendly sweet treat?! This pumpkin whip is perfect for the Fall and holidays when you want a light treat but want to stay on track. Keeping healthy alternatives in your house when the sweet tooth kicks in is essential to keep on track with your … Continue reading "Pumpkin Whip"
Zucchini Pizza Rolls Bariatric Friendly Appetizer Bariatric patients – here’s an interesting way to get a lot of veggies and even some protein! The most important key of this recipe is to get out AS MUCH MOISTURE as you can from the zucchini. Too wet of a “dough” will make it watery and hard … Continue reading "Zucchini Pizza Rolls – Bariatric Friendly Appetizer"
Vanilla Strawberry Protein Shake
Java Chocolate Protein Shake Chocolate + Coffee = Yes please! This easy peasy protein shake will help fill you up and also fix your sweet tooth with a hint of coffee behind. It’s like Java Chip Ice Cream without the trouble! (Sorry for bringing up ice cream…) I used Starbucks® Via Decaf instant coffee and … Continue reading "Java Chocolate Protein Shake"
Lemon Ricotta Soft Bariatric Recipe The Bariatric Soft Phase Diet can be so draining. But perhaps you can agree…better than the liquid diet! At least we’re moving in the right direction. If you start getting tired of all the same foods and need a little flavor change, you might try out this lemon ricotta … Continue reading "Lemon Ricotta – Soft Bariatric Recipe"
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"