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"
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"
I always tell my patients “special occasions” are times for a little splurge. I also tell them….make sure you define special! Everything can be a special occasion if we let it. It’s his birthday. It’s her birthday. It’s your birthday. Presidents Day. Labor Day. Tuesday….you get the idea :) Valentine’s Day is coming up and … Continue reading "Chocolate Mousse Dip – Bariatric Dessert"
Last summer I got a wild hair to try making some protein ice cream recipes. I couldn’t believe it when they worked! I splurged and got a Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker and never looked back. If you love ice cream and need to avoid it, I would recommend investing in one of these! Aff link: Cuisinart ICE-21 … Continue reading "Cinnamon Protein Ice Cream – Bariatric Friendly Desserts"
Tis the season for holiday flavors! Protein shakes should be no exception. For this recipe I dabbled many times with the ingredients. I noticed I liked it with a less noticeable minty flavor than a stronger one. My recommendation: add 1/4 tsp of peppermint extract at a time until you find the level of minty … Continue reading "Candy Cane Protein Shake! Bariatric Surgery Recipes"
Sometimes I wonder down the baking aisle just to get a glimpse at the flavors of extracts I can work with. I know what your thinking…something along the lines of “that’s not normal” is what I’m imagining. I actually walk past bags of chocolate chips and marshmallows to look at flavors of extracts. Print Recipe Root … Continue reading "Root Beer Float Ice Cream – WLS Dessert Recipe"
Wahoo! I’m really on a roll now! The Cuisinart ice cream maker came into my home and my life just last week and I’ve already created something to remind me of a chocolate frosty, and now something just like mint chocolate chip ice cream! I was “challenged” by a client (and friend) last week when she was … Continue reading "Mint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream – WLS Sweets"
Bariatric Dessert: Strawberry Pretzel Salad A reduced calorie version of a summer classic dessert Growing up, this was one of my family’s favorite summertime dishes. Great for cookouts and barbecues….and something I always think of at the Fourth of July. Trouble is, it’s not a healthy dish. Which is deceiving because it’s so light …I … Continue reading "Recipe Makeover: Strawberry Pretzel Salad *Video*"
Crustless Pumpkin Cheesecake It’s not everyday I post a dessert recipe. Oh, you noticed?? Well this time of year! It’s always a good idea to have a smarter alternative to the real deal. And I LOVE pumpkin. (Ahem, pumpkin dip? Pumpkin chili? Yep.) I actually served this in wine glasses for a fun treat, but … Continue reading "Crustless Pumpkin Cheesecake"