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"
Caramel Almond Protein Shake This bariatric friendly shake is a classic vanilla shake with added flavors from caramel and almond extract. Tired of the usual vanilla shake?? Extracts are a GAME CHANGER! Having this shake in the evening instead of a sweet treat is also a great idea. For patients that are tired of sweet … Continue reading "Caramel Almond Protein Shake"
Bariatric Mocha Latte How does a bariatric patient continue to enjoy coffee drinks on the post-op diet?? Isn’t that a constant question for most post-ops?? If you’re anything like me, what I enjoyed for a coffee drink for a few months no longer suits me like it did before. Or the season changes … Continue reading "Bariatric Mocha Latte"
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"
Bariatric Friendly Creamy Hot Cocoa At the time I write this post, we have hit our first truly chilly day of the season. The high will be 56 today and it is WINDY! Already the desire for a warm and cozy drink is dancing in our heads! Bariatric surgery patients – this is a great … Continue reading "Bariatric Friendly Creamy Hot Cocoa"
Chai Tea Latte Bariatric friendly warm and cozy drink A simple and warm drink for a cold day that will satisfy a sweet tooth but keep you on your bariatric plan!
Non-Alcoholic Watermelon Margarita Bariatric friendly mocktail time! I’ve talked about alcohol a few times on the website and how after interviewing three incredible women on their battles with post-op alcoholism, I really changed my tune to alcohol and WLS. I’ve always given the warnings and disclaimers but also am a person that tends to trusts everyone … Continue reading "Non-Alcoholic Watermelon Margarita"
Non-Alcoholic Mint Mojito Bariatric friendly mocktail time! I’ve talked about alcohol a few times on the website and how after interviewing three incredible women on their battles with post-op alcoholism, I really changed my tune to alcohol and WLS. I’ve always given the warnings and disclaimers but also am a person that tends to trusts … Continue reading "Non-Alcoholic Mint Mojito"
White Chocolate 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! Having this shake in the evening instead of a sweet treat is a great idea. For patients that are tired of … Continue reading "White Chocolate Protein Shake"
Hint of Orange Vanilla 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 "Hint of Orange Vanilla Protein Shake"