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 to search around on this … Continue reading "Banana Cream 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 sweet … Continue reading "Green Smoothie Protein Shake"
Baked goods and bariatric surgery are a dangerous combination. Not just because they might make you sick (and they might make you sick) but also because they are NOT WORTH IT to get to your health and weight-goals!! But…I know you miss them. I often get asked “don’t you have more desserts on your website??” I wish … Continue reading "Banana Muffin in a Mug – Bariatric Sweet Treat"
Protein pancakes have long been a favorite of mine. There is nothing I love more than a Saturday morning brunch with Mr. W consisting of some type of egg scramble or frittata and a side of protein pancakes. They are filling enough you don’t need the eggs, I think we just love having the full spread … Continue reading "Banana Nut Protein Pancakes – WLS Breakfast Recipe"
Yes, even if your dietitian told you to be careful about eating too many sugary fruits like bananas…this is still okay, because it doesn’t actually use bananas. Tricky eh?? Bananas do provide carbohydrates (sugar) and this can provide spikes in blood sugar or even slow down your weight loss at times. Since I used a banana … Continue reading "Low Carb Chocolate Banana Smoothie"