If you’ve had weight-loss surgery (Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Banding, Duodenal Switch) your probably racking your brain trying to find holiday favorites that won’t make you sick or put on weight! When Pinterest fills up with amazing looking recipes or your sister has called asking what you are bringing this year…take a look … Continue reading "15 Bariatric Friendly Holiday Recipes!"
Philly Cheese Chicken Skillet A weight loss surgery patient’s version of Philly cheese chicken? Yep. Only this version feels light, fresh and is oh so fragrant! I used chicken breast tenderloins in this recipe to allow for faster cooking and to keep the portions more suitable for bariatric surgery patients. I love the sweet … Continue reading "Philly Cheese Chicken Skillet"
Tropical Tomato Salsa Bariatric surgery patient or not, having recipes that bring FLAVOR into your meals is so important to staying on track with a lower carbohydrate lifestyle. That’s why I love throwing together fresh salsas!! I use a lot of cherry tomatoes to put together salsa or fresh tomato toppings for chicken, beef … Continue reading "Tropical Tomato Salsa"
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"
Bariatric Product Review: NuGo Slim Bars Product Name: NuGo Slim Bars (NuGo Nutrition®) Where it was purchased: This product was provided to me to NuGo Nutrition® in exchange for this product review. It’s available for purchase on their website here. Cost: $1.75 per bar or $21 for a case of 12 Nutrition Information: » Vegan … Continue reading "Bariatric Product Review: NuGo Slim Bars"
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"
Parmesan Zucchini Chips There are two ingredients I use a LOT to create bariatric friendly recipes: zucchini and grated parmesan cheese. Let’s talk a moment about the beauty of zucchini- I love how versatile this low carb, low calorie vegetable can be! Many people have tried to zucchini noodle (“zoodle”) approach which I love. I … Continue reading "Parmesan Zucchini Chips"
26 Liquid Recipes & Protein Shakes After Bariatric Surgery Disclaimer: all the information provided on foodcoach.me is meant to be used as education and information, not medical advice. Please visit your surgeons office annually. The links to these photos and the full recipes are listed below the picture grid. Recipes for FoodCoach.Me members will … Continue reading "26 Liquid Recipes & Protein Shakes After Bariatric Surgery"
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"
Honey Mustard Roasted Brussel Sprouts Bariatric surgery patient or not….the hunt for healthy vegetable side dishes that aren’t canned green beans is a real struggle. I love adding vegetables to my protein entree but doesn’t it feel like all the energy goes into the entree that you don’t really want to make a whole other recipe for … Continue reading "Honey Mustard Roasted Brussel Sprouts"
Night time snacking is a REAL struggle for everyone, and post-ops are not excluded. If you were a snacker before your weight-loss surgery, you know full well the surgery itself can’t fix that forever. Oh sure, early out of surgery you are so FOCUSED that you stay on the plan. You’re too scared to venture … Continue reading "WLS Real Life – Night Time Snacking"