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Just because I *can* drink coffee does not mean that I always will... (shhh blonde you didn't hear that, I'm coming back I promise)

Here's an alternative for y'all out there

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On 07/27/2018 at 07:11, Tealael said:



Morning smoothie 1cup frozen blueberries, 8oz unsweetened almond milk, Matcha powder, chia seeds, SF hazelnut Syrup




Took 1 hour to drink











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Is there a reason you don’t use regular milk? That smoothie wouldn’t work for my plan bc of the carb to Protein ratio since almond milk is skimpy on protein. Regular milk would make it work for me. Just curious.

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Protein Mug Cake. One scoop Protein Powder (works best with one that has egg protein or caesin as part of it not just whey isolate), 1tsp milk and 1/4 tsp baking powder in the microwave for 1 min. Ate it in about 20 mins.

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THIS I LOOK FORWARD TO TRYING!

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I can finally participate!!!!

I made some low-fat ricotta bites and they are ahhhmazing!

Also- I made so many, because I’m bringing some to my surgery buddy to try!

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16 hours ago, jess9395 said:

I still have trouble gauging how much to serve myself even at five years out.

That is super interesting. I'm pretty good at estimating what I will be able to eat. I have nothing to contribute to this thread because my after is nearly always an empty plate.

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6 minutes ago, sillykitty said:

That is super interesting. I'm pretty good at estimating what I will be able to eat. I have nothing to contribute to this thread because my after is nearly always an empty plate.

Yes, but you could show a pre-surgery serving and a serving that you would eat now.

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8 minutes ago, insta_adventurer said:

I can finally participate!!!!

I made some low-fat ricotta bites and they are ahhhmazing!

Also- I made so many, because I’m bringing some to my surgery buddy to try!

Those look great! what recipe do you use? They count as soft foods, correct?

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1 minute ago, insta_adventurer said:

Soft Proteins, yes.

I used my own recipe.

2 eggs
15oz part skim ricotta
1/4 grated parmesan
1tsp ground garlic
1tsp black pepper
Dash of basil
1tsp Italian seasoning
1tsp salt

Mix all these well.

Spoon 1 to 2 teaspoons into each spot on a mini muffin baking pan that you’ve sprayed with Pam.

Sprinkle a touch of reduced fat mozzarella on top of each.

Bake 20 minutes at 375.

I’m thinking of making a bariatric cooking/recipe blog. I love cooking and being inventive and really want to stay within my approved foods. So it may be neat!

1/4 cup grated parmesan?

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07/27/2018 02:08 PM, Orchids&Dragons said:





1/4 cup grated parmesan?


I didn’t measure it exactly when I put it in. It was likely closer to 2 tbsp, but may have been up to 4 tbsp (1/4 cup). It’s really dependent on your taste. I like strong cheeses. 

Lol oops!  Just noticed that I left out cup in the original post and that you were probably just asking for clarification and not questioning whether or not it was too much Parmesan cheese.  

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On your next batch try adding non flavored Protein powder. Not sure if it will bake well or not even make a difference? Plan on making a bake myself this week, maybe will do today after seeing how delicious those look.

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On 07/27/2018 at 14:14, J San said:



On your next batch try adding non flavored Protein Powder. Not sure if it will bake well or not even make a difference? Plan on making a bake myself this week, maybe will do today after seeing how delicious those look.


Oh man! I wanted to make the ricotta bake, but I’m not allowed red sauce yet! This was my consolation prize. 😊

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2 minutes ago, insta_adventurer said:

I didn’t measure it exactly when I put it in. It was likely closer to 2 tbsp, but may have been up to 4 tbsp (1/4 cup). It’s really dependent on your taste. I like strong cheeses.

Lol oops! Just noticed that I left out cup in the original post and that you were probably just asking for clarification and not questioning whether or not it was too much Parmesan cheese.

Thanks! It sounds delicious! I'm still on very soft foods, so I'm always trying to add to my recipes. Thanks so much!

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