Print Recipe Vanilla Strawberry Protein Shake Course Breakfast Servings shake MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 6 oz water1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder1 tsp strawberry extract6 ice cubes Course Breakfast Servings shake MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 6 oz water1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder1 tsp strawberry extract6 ice cubes Instructions Add water and protein powder to a shake … Continue reading "Vanilla Strawberry Protein Shake"
Dear new bariatric friend on a liquid diet, Hang in there. I know it’s rediculously difficult. You may be annoyed to even see anything about chicken broth. I’m here to help. While you need to stick closely to your liquid diet for your best healing…know that adding some flavors to your broth will seriously cut … Continue reading "Aromatics Infused Chicken Broth"
There are so many reasons to loved grilled asparagus…but the best of all is that you can add it to the grill when you’re making burgers, chicken or steaks! Just a few fresh ingredients and no extra time to have a delicious side dish with your entree. As always, remember to have two bites of … Continue reading "Grilled Asparagus"
It may seem like a simple recipe to make a blog post for…and it is! Such a simple recipe to add a veggie and some fiber to your protein packed meal! Remember to eat two bites of protein to every one bite of carrot for best bariatric surgery success. For more recipes, blogs, videos and … Continue reading "Microwave Steamed Baby Carrots"
This recipe is SO simple and just plain tasty. Most Bariatric Programs will approve flakey fish (salmon) in the Soft Phase of the diet but as always, refer to your programs guidelines and recommendations. For this recipe, I purchased a 2.6 oz envelope of Pink Salmon and added all the ingredients to a small soup bowl. I … Continue reading "Salmon Cakes For One (Soft Phase Recipe)"
What’s even better than a “one pot dinner?” A FOIL PACK dinner! You don’t even have to clean ONE pot! Aha! Plus when the weather is nice, you get to be outside for a moment and not use the kitchen (much)! I love foil pack meals. All your meats and veggies in a single foil … Continue reading "Barbecue Chicken and Veggies Foil Pack"
If you’re ready for a change of pace in your canned chicken options on the soft phase diet, this recipe has a lemon twist! Just a little lemon pepper and some fresh lemon juice will take your boring canned chicken to a more exciting place. As always, be sure to verify with your programs paperwork … Continue reading "Lemon Pepper Chicken Salad – Bariatric Soft Recipe"
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"
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 Quest Chocolate Milkshake Protein … Continue reading "Java Chocolate Protein Shake"
I’m so sorry that the Bariatric Surgery Soft Diet is so limited! It’s certainly not for the faint of heart. I know you are going crazy by now looking for textures and flavors that aren’t so darn sweet! This oven baked ricotta dish is a great way to break things up a bit with flavor. It’s … Continue reading "Oven Baked Ricotta – Soft Bariatric Recipe"