The whole is a sum of its parts. If the ingredients you cook with are all low carb and healthy, your finished dish will always be low carb, healthy and bariatric friendly. No need for calculations or relying on what someone ‘tells you’ are the stats on a home recipe.
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The trick to bariatric success is embracing the protein drinks. Bald is cute for babies, Bruce Willis, Pit Bull and LL Cool J but won’t look so good on you!
We reach for blenders and mixers and shaker cups and extracts and … Read more »
Bariatric post ops often ask “What medications am I NOT supposed to take after bariatric surgery?” I would like to offer a slightly different question to cut to the important info in a hurry.
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Classic Knorr Vegetable Dip – using Fage Greek Yogurt.
Everyone loves dip and gets excited when they see a big bowl of it on the party table. This is a healthy recipe that only tastes wicked. Use 2% Fage or even … Read more »
Make a super moist turkey that everyone at the table will love and a Bariatric Post Op will be able to eat! The secret is UPSIDE DOWN… you have heard about it for years… this Thanksgiving give it a try. The difference is unbelievable!
PrintPumpkin Pie. To Crust or Not to Crust?
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The best stuffing you will ever eat. Excellent combination of flavors and textures that is lower in carbs as well. If I am going to choose ONE carb to eat at a holiday meal this is the one that is pouch worthy.
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It’s impossible to know where to make changes unless you know exactly what you are doing and where you stand. That’s why keeping track of your days in a Bariatric Food Journal has always been a great road to accountability.
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If you don’t like how things are, change. You are not a tree! Every choice you make has an end result. You made a choice to have … Read more »
PrintSF Cheesecake, 6 ingredients, best you ever tasted!
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How much do you really know about the bariatric process… the surgery, the nutrition, the benefits, the pitfalls. Twenty questions… multiple choice. At the bottom of the page, CLICK THE LINK to read the questions with best answers highlighted along with an explanation. Let us know your score in Comments! Any perfect scores? BE Proud!
“Let’s talk post op to post op…”
Once you had bariatric surgery, you probably thought your weight control problems were over, didn’t you? I am sorry to break the news that it doesn’t always work out that way but we … Read more »
Weight loss surgery transforms so many aspects of our lives! Even losing a little weight allows hormones to work the way they are supposed to and often reignites the body. However, losing half your body weight in a … Read more »
Bariatric style Romaine Lettuce tacos are very cool and super tasty. Miss Taco Shells? Try these… they are excellent.
We are not going to really fool anyone, but have created a delicious dish in its own right! The yogurt gives the creamy mash the tang of a baked potato with sour cream. Our Faux Potatoes are the perfect texture for bariatric eating because a little on the fork with any protein turns it into a soft moist chew. Yum.
No one said this was easy. It definitely takes more than just surgery to break old habits, create new behaviors and find new foods to love while working through emotional eating or underlying issues. It takes serious commitment. One would think that surgery alone would mean one is fully committed but it does not. We are here to help you find your path. No matter how fast or successful you were in initially losing weight, these ten things can sink you!
EXERCISE THAT’S NOT HARD ON THE KNEES. EXCUSE GONE. POOF.
I get that we all thought that if we had weight loss surgery it would fix things and we would never need to worry again. That’s just not true. SURGERY GAVE US … Read more »