Scrambled Eggs with Black Bean Puree I love a good combination of flavors and even a combination of textures that just work. Both flavor AND texture are really important (and difficult) on the pureed and soft diet phases after bariatric surgery. It’s absolutely essential to care for your new sleeve or bypass pouch well … Continue reading "Scrambled Eggs with Black Bean Puree – Bariatric Pureed/Soft Diet"
Bariatric patients – these Slow Cooker Shredded Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps are easy, FULL of flavor and brings in 17 grams of protein for one serving! (One serving is two lettuce wraps). I love the moisture this chicken keeps as it cooks in the slow cooker with broth and hot sauce. Get creative with other seasonings … Continue reading "Shredded Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps – Bariatric Recipe"
Say hello to my latest favorite recipe. I think I’ll make it again this week! I’ve always loved the flavors of a great cobb salad. The one at Panera is one of my favorites and this easy at home version totally fits the bill! Not all bariatric patients do well with salad. While it’s approved … Continue reading "Easy Cobb Salad – WLS Recipes"
Aren’t “mini’s just the cutest!? AND they are a Bariatric Patients best friend! I love when things can be made mini. Mini meatloaf. Mini souffles. Mini burgers. Muffins pans are awesome for Gastric Sleeve, Bypass, Band and Duodenal Switch patients, especially when you’re cooking for one. One of my favorite uses is for breakfast … Continue reading "WLS Mini Hamburgers!"
If you’ve had a weight-loss surgery, or you’re on the road towards having a surgery, meals that can be made in very small batches are your BFF! This is why Gastric Sleeve, Bypass, Band and Duodenal Switch patients need to keep a bag of frozen turkey meatballs in the freezer. Here’s what I like … Continue reading "BBQ Mustard Meatballs – Fast WLS Dinner"
It’s that time of year!!!! I’ve always had a hard time finding a way to create a low-sugar and healthier option for Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Even a “non-fat” will have lots of carbs in the non-fat milk and in the syrup. Years ago I bought a Sugar-Free Pumpkin Spice Syrup and thought it was terrible. … Continue reading "Bariatric Friendly Pumpkin Spice Latte *Video*"
My favorite website Kraft Foods has done it again! They introduced me to the idea of BLT Deviled Eggs…and I found them right in time for Easter weekend! Note to my vegetarian sister…these are, in fact, NOT the deviled eggs I will bringing to your house on Sunday :) I only modified ingredients from the original recipe … Continue reading "BLT Deviled Eggs – Bariatric Recipe"