Ingredients 1 12 oz. bag fresh cranberries 1 cup granulated Splenda (or sugar-free sweetener of choice) 1 cup water 2 ¼ teaspoons finely grated orange peel 1 cinnamon stick ½ teaspoon coarse kosher salt Directions Bring all ingredients to boil in a medium saucepan, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until most of
The giblets and neck from a turkey make a great flavorful stock that helps ensure a rich, tasty gravy, but you may substitute more chicken broth if you prefer. Ingredients Giblets and neck from turkey 6 cups water 2-3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup deglazing liquid, such as white
After your Bariatric surgery with Dr. Shillingford it is extremely important to incorporate exercise into your daily routine. Exercise can be in the form of walking, going to the gym, aerobics, swimming, bike riding, lifting weights, there are many ways to incorporate exercise to get a great workout. Many patients find it very difficult to
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
Drop a piece of food and you have 5 seconds to pick it up and have it still be safe to eat. We’ve all heard the 5 Second Rule, and maybe some of us have done it. But it is really safe? Researchers at Rutgers University took to the lab to find out. The looked
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
Thursday, February 9th is National Pizza Day. Are you surprised to hear that pizza has it’s own day? Maybe you shouldn’t be and here’s why: Pizza is enjoyed by many countries around the world It’s one of the only foods that can be topped with meat, poultry, fish, vegetables, or fruit and still be delicious
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, also referred to as the Gastric Sleeve surgery, has become the fastest growing bariatric procedure in North America. In addition to helping patients achieve their weight loss goals, it has shown success in improving and even reversing obesity-related health risks such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and sleep apnea.