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Sweet Potato Carrot Soup

This is a perfect recipe as you are transitioning into solid foods after your surgery. This tasty soup is filling and easily digested, making it perfect for your post op diet. Ingredients: low-fat cooking spray 2 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 lb carrots, peeled and chopped 1-inch piece root ginger, peeled and grated […]

Protein Pancakes

Ingredients 1½ cups whole wheat pastry flour (if you are not there yet, use unbleached white flour and gradually replace small amounts with wheat flour) 1 cup small curd cottage cheese 4 eggs ¼ teaspoon sea salt ½ tablespoon vanilla ½ cup milk ¼ cup oil (I currently use safflower oil but plan to try […]

Protein Cake Recipe

Ingredients: 3 cups of liquid egg whites 2 cups of oatmeal (old fashion) 2 scoops vanilla whey protein powder 1 TBSP pumpkin pie spice *optional* 2 packets of Stevia (for added sweetness) *optional 2 TBSP ground flaxseed (fiber) Directions: Blend all ingredients in blender. Spray cake pan with non-stick olive oil and then pour in […]

Tuna Patty Melt

Ingredients: 1 Can of Tuna (drained) 1 Egg White 1/3 Cup of Low Fat Cheddar Cheese 1/2 Small Onion (Finely Chopped) 1 tsp Ground Garlic 1/2 tsp Pepper And they also happen to list the details on nutrition: Servings Per Recipe: 2 Amount Per Serving Calories: 98.0 Total Fat: 1.9 g Cholesterol: 28.9 mg Sodium: […]

Avocado Smoothie

INGREDIENTS 3 ripe bananas 2 cups coconut water 1/2 avocado, mashed 2 tablespoons honey 12 ice cubes 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Dash of salt Banana slices and crushed almonds for topping (optional) DIRECTIONS In a blender, combine bananas and coconut water. Puree until smooth. Add the following 6 ingredients, and continue […]

Healthy Eating on a Budget: Bariatric Surgery Edition

Written by: Cecilia V Sanchez MS, RDN, LD Grocery shopping for healthy foods on a budget can be difficult, but definitely achievable! From meal planning to generic shopping, these may just be your healthy solutions to cut your shopping costs! As My Bariatric Solutions’ Registered Dietitians, we feel these tips will change the way you choose […]