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Bariatric Recipes

Bariatric Eating recipes are written to professional standards - many published in 'Before and After' - the best selling bariatric book by BE founder Susan Maria Leach, nominated for 3 IACP culinary awards.

Let's Go to Safeway - How to Shop

Let's Go to Safeway - How to Shop

How can folks who have lived a lifetime with morbid obesity be expected to suddenly KNOW what they need to buy at the grocery store? Let's go to Safeway with sale flyers in hand and talk!
A 'Soft Food' Holiday Meal

A 'Soft Food' Holiday Meal

We know that many of our support group members schedule surgery at end of the year to use up health savings accounts and take advantage of insurance deductibles. Then one day wake up and think 'What am I going to do about Thanksgiving and Christmas?' No worries. Not our first rodeo!

Egg Drop Soup

Egg Drop Soup

So easy and delicious! When you make this a few times you will have it in your back pocket for a quick to the table supper to warm up a sandwich.

Tomato Basil Soup

Tomato Basil Soup

When you try this super easy and delicious soup, you'll never be happy with canned tomato soup again! Give this one a try - it's a keeper!

Roasted Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese

Roasted Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese

You can literally have this in bowls on the table in ten minutes. Your family will love it too! Serve with turkey sandwiches for the rest of the clan.

Diet Ice Pops for Summer Yum!

Diet Ice Pops for Summer Yum!

Looking for something sweet, cool, bariatric and family friendly & virtually non-caloric?

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

First Fall Apples... make applesauce!

Chicken Broth & Potato Purée - Food for NEW Bariatric Post Ops

Chicken Broth & Potato Purée - Food for NEW Bariatric Post Ops

It is not arbitrary that you have been told to eat purées for a period of time - you have just had 85% of your stomach removed and have miles of staples creating your new stomach pouch. 

Maryland Shrimp Salad

Maryland Shrimp Salad

I LOVE THIS SHRIMP SALAD! Shrimp are soft and almost gelatinous, super easy to eat and super delicious with the Old Bay Seasoning!
How to make Hummus!

How to make Hummus!

Hummus is store bought, right? Noooooo, people in the Middle East have been making creamy smooth wonderful hummus forever and its' time you learned how to make your own too.
Sweet Potato Puree - Food for NEW Bariatric Post Ops

Sweet Potato Puree - Food for NEW Bariatric Post Ops

To Purée is to blend, grind or mash food until it is a thick, smooth, lump-free consistency. A Purée by definition is a food that is a soft creamy paste.

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce – a soothing food for a new bariatric post op!

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce – a soothing food for a new bariatric post op!

First Fall Applesauce... make your own!
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