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Just take your time with the transition and do not move onto soft food if you do not feel ready. It took me quite awhile to transition over. Make sure all the food soft and not dry.

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Yogurt was definitely one of the easiest things for me! I had a tough time with scrambled eggs (still do at 8 weeks out). I love pea Soup so that was pretty easy (no chunks)! Good luck and like Oct517 said, take it slow!

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eggs were pretty easy for me. One of my go to is ricotta bake (just google eggface ricotta bake). Really good. I add some sauteed and pureed spinach. I also really do well with tilapia - just need to find more ways to cook it!

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5 hours ago, notmyname said:

eggs were pretty easy for me. One of my go to is ricotta bake (just google eggface ricotta bake). Really good. I add some sauteed and pureed spinach. I also really do well with tilapia - just need to find more ways to cook it!

I keep the individually packaged frozen tilapia fillets in the freezer. I like to poach them in a little simmering Water with lemon slices and some pepper. Comes out very soft and tasty and quick, too!

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My go-to on the soft food phase (and still) is oatmeal.

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On 12/06/2018 at 21:32, Orchids&Dragons said:





I keep the individually packaged frozen tilapia fillets in the freezer. I like to poach them in a little simmering Water with lemon slices and some pepper. Comes out very soft and tasty and quick, too!


I do too. Although each fillet is 6oz and all I can eat is 2, so that’s a bit inconvenient. I’ve tried to chop them frozen with a cleaver, but that makes a mess. :). So quick to cook. Made a great tilapia the other day. Bariatric Foodie’s tilapia with fire roasted Tomato sauce (minus the asparagus) - so good!!!

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10 hours ago, notmyname said:

I do too. Although each fillet is 6oz and all I can eat is 2, so that’s a bit inconvenient. I’ve tried to chop them frozen with a cleaver, but that makes a mess. :). So quick to cook. Made a great tilapia the other day. Bariatric Foodie’s tilapia with fire roasted Tomato sauce (minus the asparagus) - so good!!!

Fortunately, I give my left-over tilapia to hubby who makes a fish taco out of it.

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