• Get Your Salt and Vinegar Fix

    Salt and vinegar potato chips have a very distinct flavor and if you’ve got a hankering for them, pretty much nothing else will quench your craving. That’s a problem if you’re eating healthier now but your cravings didn’t get the memo. For gastric sleeve patients, it can pose a larger problem- not only will giving into your potato chip cravings add extra calories and hinder your weight loss efforts, but snacking on the chips can replace the chance to have a snack that would help you meet your protein goal and offer some of the vitamins and minerals your body needs to be healthy after bariatric surgery.

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  • Your Post Op Diet: How Much is an Ounce?


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    After you are released from the hospital following gastric sleeve surgery, you will have a lot going on. You will have to follow all of your doctor’s orders. You will have to make sure you drink 64 ounces of noncaloric fluids (water, decaffeinated tea or coffee, broth, ice chips). You will have to count grams […]

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  • 3 Surprisingly Delicious Ways to Use Ricotta Cheese


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    Ricotta cheese isn’t just for lasagna and cannolis. This smooth, creamy, mild flavored Italian cheese can work it’s way into many dishes with surprisingly flavorful results. From breakfasts, to lunch, to dinner, and even desserts, this cheese can do it all deliciously. Aside from being delicious, ricotta is also a good source of protein. 1/2 […]

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  • Slim Down with this Delicious Navy Bean, Bacon, and Spinach Soup


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    Florida has been experiencing a cold snap, with temperatures dipping down into the 50’s in Boca Raton.  All that cold, wintery Florida weather can bring on soup cravings.   A pot of steaming soup on the stove can elicit visions of noodles and diced potatoes, but a warm, comforting soup doesn’t have to be filled […]

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