Cooking eggs so they don't have an ugly green sulfur ring makes a huge difference! They look better, taste better and we are able to eat them.
Master these few simple blends and you will never again consider dousing your beautiful greens with bottled goo!
Honey, what's for Supper? Here is the 5th week of simple family friendly and bariatric healthy meals. This is what we are cooking on the BariatricEating Support Group on Facebook. Watch us shine, watch us lose weight... But it's better to join us!
A refreshing summer cocktail to serve on your patio - have a fun BBQ with good friends or family!
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.
Domonique Christian, Administrator on BE Support Groups on Facebook, had her Gastric Sleeve Surgery two years ago and has lost over 250 pounds! She is our featured writer...
WHY DON'T YOU PUBLISH NUTRITION INFORMATION OR SERVING SIZES WITH YOUR RECIPES???
When can I have coffee? Anyone else told no coffee?
Can we absorb vitamins and minerals through our skin by using one of those multivitamin patches I have heard of?
WHEN HAVING BARIATRIC SURGERY, EITHER PRE OP OR POST OP, THIS IS THE ULTIMATE CLEAR LIQUID. YOU WON’T MIND THE DAYS OR WEEKS ON A RESTRICTED DIET IF YOU HAVE HOMEMADE BROTH.
I just had my first post op check up and they released me to eat Pureés, what about scrambled eggs?
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.
Steak is hard to cook unless you give it some thought and then do it the same way every time. Its common to hear 'Restaurant Steak is so much better!', because it usually is.
EAT YOUR VEGETABLES... they are important to your life!
Getting an invite to a family or friends barbecue is always exciting, but when you have had bariatric surgery, the second thought is often about not being able to eat. There is hidden sugar in many summer dishes.
I hear so much discussion about chicken... chicken breasts, chicken thighs, light meat, white meat, dark meat, can eat it, can't eat it, gets stuck, doesn't get stuck...wow!
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.
What's wrong with taking Children's Vitamins?
Which sweetener is best to use after bariatric surgery? I don't like artificial sweeteners, can I use Honey or just a little regular sugar?
Take our Quiz: Guess the Bariatric Deficiency! Dark Circles... Tired... Ice Chewing. Ten seconds...
Most Support Groups will give you a hug and tell you ‘its okay’ that you ate the potatoes & bagel with your eggs because 'you are human' and ‘everyone makes mistakes’. We are not that group!
- Let's Go to Safeway - How to Shop
- Make your own Salad Dressing... it's Easy!
- Italian Tuna & White Bean Salad
- Perfect Hard Cooked Eggs... no green!
- Grilled Asparagus
- Asparagus Edamame Salad
- Greek Salad
- Edamame Tomato Salad
- The Wedge Salad - homemade HEALTHY blue cheese dressing
- Too Hot to Cook! Tomato Mozzarella Basil Balsamic... Done.
- Tomato Mozzarella Salad... see the trend!
- Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower
- Haricot Vert Green Beans tossed with Olive Oil and Almonds
- Tossed Salad
- Green Beans, slowly simmered Southern style