6 Tips to Avoid Pandemic Weight Gain During the Winter

6 Tips to Avoid Pandemic Weight Gain During the Winter

As COVID-19 continues to keep people at home, you may start to notice your weight creeping up on the scale. Several factors contribute to this including stress eating, leading more sedentary lives (i.e. telecommuting), and accessibility. Many people stormed the grocery stores when the pandemic first made waves in the United States, buying up staple […]

5 Tips to Enjoy Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery

5 Tips to Enjoy Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery

Thanksgiving is a holiday that’s become synonymous with overindulging on decadent food with family and friends. Given how well-established this tradition is in many households, bariatric patients aren’t likely to change their family’s viewpoint on the matter. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a family Thanksgiving after weight loss surgery. With the proper planning, […]

5 Tips for Successful Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery

5 Tips for Successful Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a helpful tool to jumpstart weight loss for people who haven’t had success through diet and exercise. While all surgeries come with risks, doing nothing is often much worse. Obesity can cause several significant health issues, and bariatric surgery can help patients achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Bariatric surgery isn’t a […]

How to Order from Restaurants After Bariatric Surgery

How to Eat Out at Restaurants After Bariatric Surgery

For many bariatric patients, the thought of going out to eat after surgery is a bit frightening. Thoughts of  “I can’t eat anything on here” or “nothing on the menu is healthy” are common concerns. There is good news. Life after bariatric surgery doesn’t mean eating a bland diet of home-cooked meals every day for […]

Bariatric Desserts

3 Bariatric Dessert Recipes You Need to Try

Meal planning is a huge factor for successful weight loss after bariatric surgery. However, researching healthy meals that work with your new diet can be challenging. It’s even harder to find options to indulge your sweet tooth. While it’s true that your diet will look significantly different after bariatric surgery, you won’t succeed if you […]

COCONUT FLOUR PIE CRUST

COCONUT FLOUR PIE CRUST

Ingredients 2 eggs 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp vanilla extract- eliminate for savory 1/4 cup Swerve sweetener -eliminate for savory 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup butter cold cut into cubes Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix eggs, oil and vanilla extract in a food processor or stand mixer. In another bowl mix the remaining ingredients together until combined. Pour the […]