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"
Bariatric Friendly Holiday Recipes Low carb recipes for appetizers, entrees, sides, drinks and desserts for patients after weight loss surgery If you’ve had weight-loss surgery (Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Banding, Duodenal Switch) you’re probably racking your brain trying to find holiday favorites that won’t make you sick or put on weight! Not … Continue reading "15 Bariatric Friendly Holiday Recipes!"
Watch Video #1 Early November, Video #2 Cold, Dark Nights and Video #3 Healthy Holiday Recipes! Happy Day before Thanksgiving!!! I have some very important tips to share with you. Following these 4 tips will help you feel great at the end of tomorrow instead of feeling shameful and bloated ;) Have a WONDERFUL holiday … Continue reading "Surviving the Holidays #4 – Thanksgiving Day Tips"
It’s the week before Thanksgiving!!! Now is the time to talk about specific recipe ideas for a healthier Thanksgiving meal. This week’s video is meant to help get your “creative juices” flowing so you can create dishes that are delicious and great for your weight-loss plan. Below are the links to recipes mentioned in the video: … Continue reading "Surviving the Holidays – Healthy Holiday Recipes"
In case you missed it, last week was the first video of the “Surviving the Holidays” video series here on Food Coach Me. Watch last week’s video “It’s Early November.” This week our conversation turns to nighttime snacking. Especially this time of year when it’s dark so early in the evening and it’s too cold for … Continue reading "Surviving the Holidays – Dark, Cold Nights *Video*"
A few simple tweaks and this recipe is suitable for a postop bariatric surgery patient! Even better, your family won’t notice it’s any different! Focus on the turkey breast and vegetables recipes like this to have a successful holiday meal. You will leave happy, satisfied and so thankful you didn’t over-indulge! One serving of this recipe … Continue reading "Reduced-Fat Green Bean & Mushroom Casserole"