Berry Cream Protein Shake Protein shakes are such a funny thing to me. In my truthful opinion…sometimes I think we ELEVATE the power of protein shakes much too high. As bariatric surgery patients, you’ve been told protein shakes will be a part of your life fooooreeeevvveeerrr. (Yes, that’s a Sandlot reference). But I actually am … Continue reading "Berry Cream Protein Shake"
Not Too Sweet Vanilla Protein Shake If there’s one thing Bariatric patients complain to me about…it’s that EVERYTHING IS SO SWEET! It’s not uncommon that after surgery, taste preferences change and things taste so. much. sweeter. than they did before. It’s bad timing that they are also on a liquid diet for the first two … Continue reading "Not Too Sweet Vanilla Protein Shake – Bariatric Liquid Diet"
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"
Sugar Free Strawberry Limeade 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 … Continue reading "Sugar Free Strawberry Limeade"
Vanilla Strawberry Protein Shake
Protein Hot Chocolate 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 … Continue reading "Protein Hot Chocolate"
Banana Cream 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 "Banana Cream 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"