Chicken thighs have a reputation for being juicy and flavorful, a perfect combination for bariatric patients. The dark meat of chicken thighs is moister than chicken breast, which is helpful to gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients struggling to eat protein after their surgery.
Fish is a good choice of protein for diabetics since it’s frequently low in fat, carbohydrates, and calories. While frying fish is a common way to prepare it, the frying process adds lots of fat and calories, which is not good for your weight loss efforts or for your heart. Grilling fish can be a much better choice.
Don’t want a hot dinner in the summer Florida heat? No problem, have a salad. But what about if you need to get adequate protein after your gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band surgery? No problem, have this salad. You can get protein, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains, and healthy fats all in
During the week, many people are busy: work, meetings, the gym, kids. Before you know it it’s dinnertime. Instead of picking up fast food or takeout, try this quick and easy chicken dinner. You will most likely have all or most of the ingredients in your house, which is a good start to an easy
With school starting soon, pickups, drop offs, after school sports, activities, and homework will soon crowd the afternoon and evenings of parents and children in South Florida. All this activity can sometimes lead to eating out or ordering in. That doesn’t just add to expenses, but can add to your waistline also. But, it doesn’t
September is here, and soon we will be entering a time when we can start to feel fall creeping in. But, for now, it’s still summer and that means it’s the perfect time for grilling. If you planned this for dinner and rain complicates your plans, the steak can be equally delicious cooked inside in
Pizza cravings are hard to ignore. The combination of the sweet tomato and the gooey cheese can trigger salivation with the sight, smell, or even thought of this heavenly creation. But for gastric sleeve, gastric band, and gastric bypass patients, pizza may be a no-no. An occasional slice of pizza may fit into many bariatric
The name says it all- squash that looks and tastes like spaghetti. Well, it doesn’t actually taste like spaghetti, but it’s flavor is so mild that adding a sauce can make it taste like a traditional pasta dinner. So, what’s the benefit to eating spaghetti squash over spaghetti? The calories mostly. For gastric sleeve, gastric
Some of our blog readers may have read Food Highlight: Cabbage and thought of cole slaw. While cole slaw is certainly the one cabbage dish that leads cabbage to being the tenth most commonly consumed vegetable in America, it definitely isn’t the healthiest way to eat this otherwise very healthy vegetable. Another very delicious way
Do you hear it’s call? If you listen carefully, you may hear “Make me, cook me, eat me, I’m delicious!” That’s the call, the call of the meatball. The perfectly portioned, easy to make, easy to freeze, customizable, and very versatile little ball of goodness is just waiting to be made and enjoyed in so