Chocolate Protein Pudding If you find yourself needing a sweet treat in the evening, but you don’t want to totally blow the bank…combining these two simple ingredients can give you just the fix you need. This recipe can also be made using Vanilla, Strawberry or other protein powder flavors!
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"
Green Smoothie Protein Shake This bariatric friendly shake is certainly on the sweet side. If you are looking for a way to CURB your sweet tooth, this is a great recipe for you! BONUS extra vitamins, minerals and fiber with fresh spinach blended in. Having this shake in the evening instead of a … Continue reading "Green Smoothie Protein Shake"
Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake Bariatric liquid diet or evening sweet craving buster More often than not I have found post-op patients grow very tired of sweet protein shakes, especially in the early phases of the diet. If that is the case, you might find the not too sweet vanilla shake more your style! … Continue reading "Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake"
Sugar Free Strawberry Ricotta Gelatin – Bariatric Soft Liquid Diet Recipe After weight-loss surgery, you have to progress your diet slowly back to regular textured foods. To keep stress off your healing Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass or Gastric Band, you usually start with liquids before moving to softer foods and finally back to … Continue reading "Sugar Free Strawberry Ricotta Gelatin – Bariatric Soft Liquid Diet Recipe"
Edamame Hummus – Bariatric Snack Ideas Edamame Hummus – The Laughing Cow® provided me with product and a $25 gift card for this review. However, thoughts and opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of the brand. Years ago I had edamame hummus from Trader Joes® and loved it. The thing is, we … Continue reading "Edamame Hummus – Bariatric Snack Ideas"
Zucchini Artichoke Bites – Bariatric Snacks For post-bariatric surgery patients, recipes that can also be called “bites” are usually a good fit :) Meatloaf made in muffin pans, stuffed mushroom caps and these little Zucchini Artichoke Bites. These little guys are packed with flavor and have no starchy ingredient involved. It’s very easy to … Continue reading "Zucchini Artichoke Bites – Bariatric Snacks"
Cucumber Feta Rolls Aren’t finger foods cute? I’ve always love appetizers. They allow for just a taste of something fun but very little commitment to choosing it for your entire meal. Not that I normally can’t handle commitment…but perhaps a little when it comes to what food I will fill up on at a … Continue reading "Cucumber Feta Rolls"
3 Ingredient Appetizers – Feta Stuffed Watermelon Blocks Happy week before Labor Day!!!! It’s with anticipation that we look ahead to a long weekend. I posted yesterday about my affection for holidays that don’t consist of a whole lot. Just a relaxing day off you didn’t expect. Hopefully the laundry and errands get done … Continue reading "3 Ingredient Appetizers – Feta Stuffed Watermelon Blocks"
Caesar Deviled Eggs – Bariatric Recipe I’ve seen a lot of postings over the years for different varieties of Deviled Eggs. I suppose I like the classic so much, I rarely stray from what I know I like. This time however, I glanced through the door of my refrigerator and tried to muster up … Continue reading "Caesar Deviled Eggs – Bariatric Recipe"