Memorial Day is upon us, and while it serves as a day to remember those who died in active military service for our country, it is customarily celebrated with family gatherings and BBQs. While traditional hamburgers and potato salad may be tasty, they aren’t exactly bariatric friendly. The bun and the potatoes add bulk and
Classic Italian flavors of tomatoes, cheese, and basil are delicious and totally crave worthy. But traditional Italian pasta and sauce meals are often one of the first meals to be eliminated after gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band surgery due to their high carbohydrate and calorie levels. Gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and gastric
Coffee is like nature’s magic elixir. It has the ability to nurture the soul, lift the spirits, and grant you the ability to tackle the day’s hurdles head on, all with a few sips of the aromatic brown brew. Coffee has gotten some bad press in recent years, which has left many coffee lovers wondering
It’s been raining a lot here in South Florida, giving us a much needed break from the sun, but it’s also making some of us crave comfort food. This chicken recipe is savory and delicious, yet won’t leave you slaving away in the kitchen all day. In fact, the prep time is pretty quick and
In addition to the standard hurricane preparedness practice of having water, money, gas, paper goods, flashlights, and batteries, bariatric patients should take a few minutes to make sure they have adequate food supplies for their post surgical diet. If your area weathers the storm well and there are no power outages, you can continue on
If you love the flavors of the Mediterranean, this recipe is for you. It’s got the creaminess of the Greek yogurt, the protein in the chicken, the crunch of the cucumber, and chickpeas because, well, why not. This recipe is ideal for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients for so many reasons.