February’s Challenge! Self-Care

This month’s challenge is a toughie for a lot of us.
Let’s face it – we didn’t get to the point of needing WLS by practicing self-care.
One of my favorite quotes comes from motivational speaker Eleanor Brownn:
“Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.”
We spend so much time taking care of everything else […]

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How The “Body-Positive Movement” Looks In the WLS World

There’s a huge movement going on right now in the world, and that’s the “Body-Positive” or “Body Acceptance” movement. One of the things that people first think about with this movement is that it’s a “fat acceptance” movement, but the reality is, it isn’t. It’s an anti-shaming movement meant to bring awareness and positivity to […]

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Zoodles!!

We took the guess work out of Zoodles!!

Zoodles (zucchini noodles) are a huge trend in the low-carb, ketogenic, paleo, and gluten free lifestyles. They’re all over Pinerest and Facebook and there are all kinds of gadgets to help with making them.

Zoodle Tips:
*Sautee them instead of boiling them to help keep them from getting soggy and […]

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January Challenge!

Welcome 2017!
We love the new year – it brings about feelings of hope and change.
We are kicking the year off with our second challenge (our first one was Facebook-only)!
For the month of January, our challenge is …
MOVEMENT! 
Movement is KEY to WLS success. While some of us may be more mobile than other, SOME kind of […]

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**NEW** Mini E Cookbooks are Here!!

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COMING SOON!! New Mini E-Cookbook Collection!!

We are so excited to announce the launch of our new Mini E-Cookbook Collection!
Three cookbooks specially designed for Bariatric Patients  with a lot of fun and variety to keep you from getting burned out and bored!
So without further ado …

COMING SOON!!
Meat Bite Madness
Won Ton Wonderland
and
Slider Showdown!
Each E-Book contains 20 brand-new recipes full of fun and […]

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Bariatric WOE’s Part 5: The Ketogenic WOE + 1 Day Sample Meal Plan

After the first six months of bariatric surgery, there is something in our body mechanisms that changes. Our weight loss slows down, some of us reach our goal weight (or are getting very close to), and for some, the weight loss stops completely. It’s at this point that we need to change something up either […]

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Recipes! BARIATRIC FRIENDLY PANCAKES!

We made pancakes!
Check out our video cooking up these babies here!

Sue’s More Traditional Pancake Recipe
1 C almond flour
1/2 C whole wheat flour
1 T no-calorie sweetener (we used Splenda)
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 C pecans
2 T coconut oil or butter
1 egg
1 cup milk (we used Fairlife brand)
Pinch salt
Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Cook by the 1/4 […]

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Brand New Video! Bariatric Pancakes!

Pancakes are back! We have two bariatric-friendly versions to satiate that craving!

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Brand New Video! Nana Puddin’!

Check our our latest video here!
And HERE’S THE RECIPE!
Slap Yo’ Mama Nana Puddin’
(Our version of Paula Deen’s Not Yo’ Mama’s Banana Pudding)
4 servings
2 sugar free vanilla pudding cups (any brand works)
1/2 C softened cream cheese
1 C whipped cream or whipped topping (may use sugar-free)
1 small banana, sliced
Pepperidgege Farms Chessman Cookies, crushed (you may use sugar-free […]

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