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 and … Continue reading "Bariatric Mocha Latte"
Basil Tomato Tossed Side Salad This bariatric friendly salad is full of fresh flavors and a fast recipe to enhance any lean protein entree! This is the recipe for the amazing Lemon Vinaigrette – highly recommend taking the time to make this for your salad! But if you are short on time you can certainly … Continue reading "Basil Tomato Tossed Side Salad"
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"
Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing Weight Loss Surgery patients can never have enough options when it comes to flavor blends. The diet can get boring focusing on lean protein and vegetables without some KICK, some SPICE, some EXCITEMENT! Lemon may not sound like the most exciting flavor in the world…but oh my goodness…can it change EVERYTHING … Continue reading "Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing"
Bariatric Friendly Cream 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"
Frozen Peanut Butter Bites 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 … Continue reading "Frozen Peanut Butter Bites"
Chai Tea Latte Print Recipe Chai Tea Latte Votes: 1 Rating: 5 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Meal Plan: Select Course to Add: BreakfastLunchDinner This recipe has been added to your Meal Plan Course Snack Cuisine No Cook Servings serving MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 1/2 cup water1 bag decaf chai tea2/3 cup unsweetened vanilla almond … Continue reading "Chai Tea Latte"
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 and as long as … Continue reading "Non-Alcoholic Watermelon Margarita"
Italian Chicken Puree The bariatric pureed diet is not for the faint of heart. Let’s face it. Although, congratulations on finishing your liquid diet! Now you get to embark on some very soft textured foods! It doesn’t have to be all bad. Keep in mind all bariatric programs differ in the recommendations so review your guidelines … Continue reading "Italian Chicken Puree – Bariatric Pureed Diet"
Portions dependent on your own pouch. Eat two bites of cottage cheese (or Greek yogurt) to every one bite of fruit. If having Greek yogurt, avoid fruit. Might start with 1 cup cottage cheese and 1/4 cup berries and adjust to your fullness. Video on Greek yogurt Print Recipe Cottage Cheese and Berries Votes: 0 … Continue reading "Cottage Cheese and Berries"