Life After WLS – Surviving the Liquid and Pureed Phases

Welcome to our new blog series, “Life after WLS”! We are happy to have you here! This series is going to focus on what life is like after bariatric surgery, from the time you come home until years out!

This weeks topic:
Surviving the Liquid and Pureed Phase

When you come home from the hospital it is likely […]

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Pudding Parfait

Okay, okay … so this isn’t REALLY a recipe. But, like Donkey says, “Everybody loves a parfait!”


1 container pudding
1/4 C whipped cream
nuts, fruits, or other mix-ins of choice

Layer a spoonful of pudding into the bottom of a pretty glass. Top with mix ins. Top with whipped cream. Repeat. Consume. Smile.

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Sue’s Protein Blueberry Smoothie

Protein drinks and smoothies don’t have to be scary! In this version, Sue gives it a blueberry pie flavor using real blueberries and ups the protein by adding Greek yogurt. This is a thicker shake and a little more savory. If desired, add some sweetener to the mix.

1 serving protein powder of choice (we […]

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Jen’s Protein Peach Smoothie

Protein drinks don’t have to be scary anymore! Jen adds peaches to this one. Using the vanilla chai flavored powder gives the mix a little bit of a peach cobbler flavor. If using plain vanilla powder, try adding a dash of cinnamon!

1 serving protein powder of choice, prepared according to package directions (we used […]

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Sue’s Blackberry Tea

This is such a delicious and refreshing beverage and perfect for a hot summer’s day. You can either make a blackberry puree or a blackberry syrup depending on your taste.

Make 2 quarts of your favorite tea, Black, Orange Pekoe, or Green Tea per the package instructions. We use decaffeinated tea in ours.

Place […]

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