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Bariatric Tuna Sub

Bariatric Tuna Sub

Susan Maria Leach  /  10/3/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 

Remember when you were a kid and you hung onto that dollar because you wanted to make sure you spent it on something good? Same thing here. You don't want to spend your valuable pouch space on bread when the tuna is the protein star.

How to Make Toasted Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds!

How to Make Toasted Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds!

Susan Maria Leach  /  9/19/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 

Mindless eating is a problem of obesity. It's not fair to just say 'DON'T SNACK' as that is not a realistic way to think people can live. It is more constructive to come up with things we can eat when everyone else is eating popcorn balls. This is a great snack food that doesn't slow weight loss and as a bonus has a lot of protein.

Minestrone Soup - Italian Summer Garden in a Pot

Minestrone Soup - Italian Summer Garden in a Pot

Susan Maria Nunziato Leach  /  6/25/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 

IF I ate this every day for a month I bet I'd lose 20 pounds. There is nothing in that pot that was responsible for my being 300 pounds. So many of you are afraid of vegetables and we would like to help you to not fear them. Some of you BM just once a week and believe it is normal. PROBLEM: No vegetables.

Shrimp Deviled Eggs

Shrimp Deviled Eggs

Susan Maria Leach  /  6/6/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 
A tasty and easy to eat standby dressed up with a little chopped shrimp. Such a simple addition but it adds enough wow to change the dish and get you a lot of compliments. The best deviled eggs you or your guests ever ate!
Full Liquids - Your First Baby Steps with Food

Full Liquids - Your First Baby Steps with Food

Susan Maria Leach  /  5/31/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 

The goal in this phase is to introduce a few calories into your diet and ready your surgically altered stomach and intestines for food. Doctors vary in their requirements for length of time in this food stage; some as little as a few days to as long as a month or even longer in cases. Stay with your surgeons prescribed timeline.

Mexican Taco Soup

Mexican Taco Soup

Susan Maria Leach  /  5/29/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 

A soup pot full of Mexican Taco Goodness that's so simple you can make it on a weeknight for family supper! You'll get hugs from everyone and feel good about it because it's so much better for them than take out. This is great soup and so healthy.

Dips Without Chips?

Dips Without Chips?

Susan Maria Leach  /  5/28/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 

Survey says PLANNING is how post ops remain at goal. They don't eat chips and dip during the football game just because they have a craving or have lost all their weight... they happily live with the changes that got them to goal for life.

7 Yummy No Bread Foods!

7 Yummy No Bread Foods!

Susan Maria Leach  /  5/21/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 

Bariatric friendly food doesn't have to suck. We've taken the flavors of high carb, bread wrapped foods we ALL love and made new & just as tasty, versions that are good for you. Get creative, have fun... its not about the bread... it's the flavors in the filling.