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    cori314 reacted to timothy.fleischer in Smoked oyster and clam spread   
    1 tin smoked baby clams
    1 tin smoked oysters
    1 cup Fage 0% plain Greek yogurt
    1 cup part skim Ricotta cheese
    1/2 cup grated three cheese blend
    1 can artichoke hearts in water
    2 cups loose fresh spinach
    1 tbsp Worchestershire sauce
    1 tsp Tabasco
    1 tbsp horseradish

    Stir yogurt and cheese in bowl.
    Pulse oysters and clams (drain and rinse first to get rid of can taste) and stir into blend
    Pulse artichoke hearts and stir into blend
    Stir in spinach, Worchestershire, Tabasco and horseradish into blend.
    Spoon 1/4 cup into ramekins.
    Bake at 375 for 20 minutes.

    104 cals, 5.4 G fat, 4.4 G carb, 9.3 G Protein. Makes 10-12 servings. Nutrition based on 10 servings.

    My surgeon plan says to stop drinking liquids 15-30 mins before eating, so I stop when I put this in oven to time it right.

    If you like smoked oysters at all, this is a nice, rich tasting dish that works nicely for pureed stage.
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    cori314 reacted to slimbunny in Pureed Egg Salad (Keeping Me Sane)   
    Hi -
    Protein Shakes were driving me NUTS. I am at the very end of full liquids and beginning to introduce pureed food. However my purees are on the liquidier side because it is what I can handle. You can add less liquid to this recipe if your tummy can handle thicker stuff. I was so wanting something savory. I've been basically living off Premier Protein chocolate shakes and broth based Soups with flavorless Protein added (for awhile this was truly all I could handle otherwise I would feel quite ill) but - now I am trying more things gradually.
    Note - this serves probably like 6-8 servings? Maybe more? I haven't measured. I just eat a few spoonfuls and don't over-do it.
    🔸4 hard boiled eggs
    🔸1.5 tbsp mayo (I used chosen foods - because it's paleo and doesn't have inflammatory oils - I was paleo before surgery and before pre-op even to help manage my PCOS symptoms)
    🔸1 stalk celery chopped
    🔸A dash of Himalayan Pink Salt
    🔸A dash of Onion Salt (I used Trader Joe's brand)
    🔸1/4C Pickle Juice (this is the liquidy element that helped me)
    🔹 Throw everything into the blender and blend until completely smooth.
    🔹 Store and refrigerate. I tend to eat 2 oz servings at a time.

    Additional notes - you can probably add more seasoning to this if you're able to tolerate. Since I am so early on I wanted to keep it very simple and easy to digest. I loved loved loved this meal. Hope yours turn out great 👍

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    cori314 got a reaction from LearnerGastricSleeve in Any October 2021 Surgeries?   
    Head hunger is my struggle also. I had my first post op appointment with my doctor today. He said I was doing excellent. Only a few more days with liquids. His pep talk helped some. The nutritionist said to buy some canned Soups and drain the chunks to drink the broths. Hopefully this will tide me over until puréed foods.
    The doctor also suggested to try to “distract” myself when I felt hungry. Go for a walk. Read. Find a hobby. I’ll give it a shot.
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    cori314 got a reaction from terigetshealthy in Any October 2021 Surgeries?   
    I had mine done the same day!! Recovery has been pretty good for me as well. Worse part was the gas pain and disrupted sleep from sleeping on my back.

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