Carrot Apple Slaw for Weight Loss Surgery Patients Lower in fat and sugar than traditional Carrot Apple Slaw I’ve always loved the traditional Carrot Apple Slaw you often see at summer cookouts and barbecues. Fresh and crunchy and feels healthier than crunchy potato chips or all the creamy potato or macaroni salads. After Bariatric Surgery those … Continue reading "Carrot Apple Slaw"
Spicy Shrimp “Burrito” Bowl I love using shrimp as a quick and easy protein source that also changes up the pace in the kitchen. It’s a great bariatric surgery protein source! Small in size, quick to make, versatile in flavor. If you have access to fresh and yummy shrimp, I am jealous. I live in … Continue reading "Spicy Shrimp “Burrito” Bowl"
Sun Dried Tomato Meatballs One of my all time favorite weight loss surgery meal ideas is meatballs. Probably because I LOVE meatloaf and they are these awesome little bariatric sized bites of meatloaf! At my last count I have posted 17 meatloaf recipes and 10 meatball recipes. I had to actually laugh aloud when I … Continue reading "Sun Dried Tomato Meatballs"
Italian Chicken Puree The bariatric pureed diet is not for the faint of heart. Let’s face it. Although, congratulations on finishing your liquid diet! Now you get to embark on some very soft textured foods! It doesn’t have to be all bad. Keep in mind all bariatric programs differ in the recommendations so review your guidelines … Continue reading "Italian Chicken Puree – Bariatric Pureed Diet"
Pizza Eggs I love pizza eggs! What a great way to make your eggs more egg-citing AND enjoy the flavor of pizza! This is such a quick recipe to put together. (If you need a refresher on tips for fluffy scrambled eggs, watch this video!) Add a little mozzarella and turkey pepperoni and enjoy the … Continue reading "Pizza Eggs"
Barbecue Beef and Broccoli Bowl Weight-loss surgery patients…you will nearly laugh when you see how easy this recipes is. Are you ready? Essentially 3 ingredients + some salt and pepper and you have a DELICIOUS and HIGH PROTEIN dinner on your table. Viola! The perfect bariatric patient meal in just minutes. Steam a frozen … Continue reading "Barbecue Beef and Broccoli Bowl"
Feta Tomato Omelette Eggs are a very controversial food for post-op bariatric surgery patients. Patients love them for their protein, flavor, convenience and cost…or HATE them and get frustrated with what to eat for breakfast. Chances are, if you’re reading this blog, you are in favor of eggs. Yay! This is a great recipe for … Continue reading "Feta Tomato Omelette"
This Chicken Avocado Mash is a fantastic introduction of flavor and texture on your pureed or soft bariatric phase of the diet after weight loss surgery. I’m excited for you to get to try something new and exciting! Happy “back to eating!” Now let’s review a few things as you start eating again…(and take a look at the Pureed … Continue reading "Chicken and Avocado Mash – Bariatric Pureed/Soft Diet"
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"
Smoked Salmon Pate – Bariatric Pureed Diet Recipe! If you’re reading this post…you’re probably about the embark on a Bariatric Pureed Diet. And this is what I’d like to say… You get to eat food again!!!!!! Okay, I know. The Pureed Diet is NOT the most appealing of diets. In fact, in my own practice … Continue reading "Smoked Salmon Pate – Bariatric Pureed Diet"