Easy Bariatric Recipes for Your Post-Weight Loss Surgery Diet

Posted by Patrick Domkowski on Fri, Aug 09, 2013

So you may be wary of how to eat during your post weight loss surgery diet. It doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Good news is there is still plenty of awesome and healthy food that is perfect for your bariatric diet needs. Celebrate food and have a little fun with it. Satisfy your taste buds as well as the doctor’s orders in a hot minute with a day’s worth of easy bariatric recipes.

Start your morning right with the most important meal of the day!

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Whether you’re a pro in the kitchen or have never attempted crepes before, don’t be alarmed. This low-carb breakfast treat will come out fine and fill you up.

Cooking Utensils:

  • Non-stick pan

  • Blender or whisk and a bowl

  • Tongs to flip the crepe

Crepe ingredients:

  • 1 egg

  • 6 egg whites (1 cup of egg whites from a carton)

  • 1-2 teaspoons of vanilla

  • 1 ¼ tablespoons of Splenda

  • 2 tablespoons all-natural peanut butter

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Topping:

  • 4oz of fat free cream cheese (1/2 block)

  • 1 ½ teaspoons of cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Mix up the eggs with a blender or whisk them in a bowl thoroughly until they get foamy and emulsified

  2. Mix the vanilla, Splenda, and peanut butter with the eggs

  3. Set the non-stick sprayed down pan to warm up on medium heat until hot, then gently apply a thin layer of your crepe mix

  4. Let the crepe cook for about a minute. If it doesn’t appear to be cooked through, flip it over and let cook for another 30 seconds or so.

  5. After that small amount of time, you then have the first delicious peanut butter crepe!

  6. Now all that’s left to do is top it off with fat-free cream cheese and 1 ½ teaspoons of cinnamon and enjoy!

For a quick lunch!

Corn dog bites

First up is the low-carb cornbread batter:

Ingredients:

  • 1 package corn muffin mix

  • 1 cup of Carbquik baking mix

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/3 cup canola oil

  • 1 cup of milk

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well

Corndog Bites (1 serving)

Ingredients:

  • 1 fat-free hot dog

  • ¼ cup of your low-carb cornbread batter mix

  • 2 tablespoons of Carbquik flour

  • Toothpicks

  • A zip-top baggie

Directions:

  1. Put the flour into the zip-top bag

  2. Cut the hot dog into 6 even pieces, drop into the bag and shake

  3. Stick the toothpicks into the individual hot dog pieces and shake off excess flour

  4. Dip hot dog bites into the cornbread batter and coat them well

  5. Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil and spray it down with cooking spray

  6. Place the hot dog bites on the sheet and bake at 350 for about 12 minutes in a toaster oven

For a hearty dinner!

Taco Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. lean ground meat

  • 1 small zucchini, diced

  • 1 small yellow squash, diced

  • 1 small onion, diced

  • 1 clove of garlic minced

  • 1 envelope of taco seasoning mix

  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 can fat-free refried beans

  • 1 can of tomatoes

  • 2 cups reduced fat shredded Mexican blend cheese

Directions:

  1. Apply cooking spray to a pan, sautee veggies with garlic until soft. Drain the excess liquid and transfer to a bowl

  2. Cook ground meat until brown, drain and then transfer to the same bowl as the veggies and mix with canned beans and tomatoes altogether.

  3. Mix in taco seasoning thoroughly and then transfer mixture to a 13x9 casserole dish

  4. Microwave fat-free refried beans in a bowl for about a minute and then spread evenly on top of the casserole dish

  5. Top with cheese and then oven bake at 350 for about 30 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned.

  6. Let cool for about 20 minutes if desired and enjoy!

This is just the beginning to many more days of delicious food towards your bariatric diet. For more guidance on what to get into your bariatric diet be sure to contact Riverside Surgical Weight Loss to learn all of your options.

View Bariatric Cookery for more weight loss surgery recipes with nutrition information included!

 

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Tags: Before and After Weight Loss Surgery

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