WLS Education

The Bariatric Foodie “Back on Track” Toolkit

First, things first. Have you checked the Bariatric Foodie Pledge week one pledge list to make sure you are on it (if you did, in fact, pledge)? If not, go do it! I’ll wait. Ok! I wanted to let you guys know about a brand-spanking new resource: The Bariatric Foodie Back-on-Track Toolkit. “Great! …But what is it, Nik?” I hear …

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BF Top 5: Portion Control!

Whether you are a weight-loss surgery patient or someone simply looking to eat a healthier diet, portion control is always a concern. One great tool I’ve found is…ramekins! Instant portion control. They come in all sorts of sizes to meet various needs. Keeping that in mind, here are a few of my favorite ramekin recipes (click the title for the …

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How to Make Goals That Succeed

You ever make a goal and it didn’t quite work? Were you left wondering why? I know I have been. But did you know there is actually a “recipe” for effective goals? There is! And I’m going to tell you about it. Common Goal Pitfalls I can’t speak for every single person, or even every single post-op, but when I talk …

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What post-ops should stock in case of a hurricane or emergency

This post contains affiliate links.  If you’re reading this post, it’s probably hurricane season, and there’s probably a storm headed your way. During emergencies you hear the standard issue “water, bread, milk, toilet paper, flashlight” advice, but I thought I’d also share the WLS-specific items in my emergency pantry. Here are a few things you might stock up on if you …

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WLS Friendly Emergency Rations

Well, foodies. Irene is headed up the east coast and the divas and I are preparing for a yucky weekend. While I don’t think we’ll get the full brunt of the storm, our area is prone to power outages from normal storms, so who knows what this weekend will bring. But this gave me the occasion to think about emergency …

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WLS-friendly Quesadillas

 How do you know the food blogging lifestyle has REALLY penetrated your household? When you make a yummy lunch to share with your little diva and she insists you photograph it before you can eat any of it. Yep, this is my life folks. So, down to business. Quesadillas. Usually not such a great idea. I hated when restaurants …

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Your Best Hot Dog Options After WLS

Barbecue season is coming. Now aside from the mental preparation of surviving a family barbecue, I thought it might be nice for us to…contemplate our options with regards to traditional grilling choices. First up…the hot dog. I looooooove a good hot dog. Especially that one that the cook left on the grill too long so it looks like a fourth …

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BF Top 5: WLS Books

~~posted by Jen We here at Bariatric Foodie don’t purposely pimp any certain publications, and we tend to dance to the music in our twisty little heads rather than the beat of someone else’s drum.  However, once in awhile we come across a book, magazine, website, cookbook, (you get the idea) that we think would be helpful/interesting/beneficial/insert your own adjective …

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