Category: Healthy Eating

Grocery Shopping Tips for Bariatric Patients

Woman in Supermarket

If you’ve recently undergone bariatric surgery, you’re likely figuring out the requirements of your new diet so you can eat well and maintain a healthy weight. Your nutritional needs will be different after surgery. This may require a shift in thinking in addition to making smart choices at the grocery store. Here are some helpful…

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Healthy Lemon Cheesecake


Healthy Lemon Cheesecake October 19, 2015 Yield: size is 2×2 inch square Nutrition Facts: 57.2 calories, 4.8 grams fat, 1.7g protein, 2.5g carbohydrates, 0.5g fiber, 1.2g of sugar, 8.1mg cholesterol Ingredients: 1 box sugar-free lemon jello 2 Tbsp lemon juice 8oz pkg of low-fat cream cheese 1 cup boiling water 1 cup organic unsweetened coconut shreds…

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Healthy Mexican Pizza


Healthy Mexican Pizza October 19, 2015 Yield: 1/2 pizza Nutrition Facts: 250 calories, 12g fat, 24g protein, 16g carbohydrate, 13g fiber, 2g sugar, 54mg cholesterol Ingredients: ½ Low carb wrap 2oz. ground turkey 2 tbsp refried black beans 2 tbsp salsa 1 tbsp guacamole 2tbsp low fat cheddar or mozzarella cheese cayenne, cumin, salt, garlic powder,…

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Asparagus Fries for a bariatric diet!


Recipe provided by OWLS patient, Heather! Check out her success story here! Asparagus Fries/strong> April 07, 2015 Yield: about 4 medium shoots Nutrition Facts: 136.8 calories, 1.7g fat, 6.1g protein, 19.4 g carbohydrate, 1.3g fiber, 1.2g sugar, 2.9mg cholesterol Ingredients: 1 bunch asparagus 1 package herb shake n bake ½ cup panko ¼ cup fresh grated parmesan…

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Healthy Homemade Pho


  Recipe provided by OWLS patient, Heather! Check out her success story here! Serving size 2 cups Ingredients: 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into small bite size pieces 1 large container of organic free-range chicken broth 2 packages of Yam Noodles (you can find these at Uwijamaya – 2g carbs) 3 bunches baby bok choy…

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Healthy Flatbread Pizza

Flatbread Pizza

Recipe provided by OWLS patient, Heather! Check out her success story here! Serving size ½ pizza Ingredients: 1 piece of whole grain flat bread (“Flat Out has a total of 6g net carbs) 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese 1 small roma tomato chopped 1/3 avacado diced 3 strips turkey bacon lightly cooked and chopped Optional: Marinara…

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Diets Fail for So Many

For many people, attempting to lose a significant amount of weight through diet and exercise results in frustration and little change on the scale.  Body weight is the result of many factors, including environment, family history and genetics, metabolism and behavior. There are some factors you have no control over. However, you can change other…

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