Ashley Krautkramer

Ashley Krautkramer, RD, CSOWM, CD, CDCES is a vegan and bariatric nutrition expert with more than six years of experience. She is a board certified specialist in obesity and weight management.

when can i eat rice after gastric sleeve? (and other foods after bariatric surgery). photo of rice in a bowl. vegan bariatric dietitian

When Can I Eat Rice After Gastric Sleeve (and other foods after bariatric surgery)?

Have you been wondering when you can eat rice after gastric sleeve? Or after roux-en-y gastric bypass or biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch?  Maybe it’s not rice you’re wondering about, but potatoes, pasta, sweets, coffee, soda, or alcoholic beverages. It is normal to be curious about what you can eat and when you can eat

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Bariatric Ricotta Bake (this one’s vegan)

Have you seen the classic recipe for bariatric ricotta bake? Maybe you’ve been wondering how you can make a vegan version of the bariatric ricotta bake.  This recipe is the answer. It is savory, creamy, and the perfect recipe to meet your nutritional needs for the pureed and soft diet stages after bariatric surgery. Even

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11 BEST foods to prevent constipation after bariatric surgery. vegan bariatric dietitian. photo of chia pudding with blueberries on top

11 Best Foods to Eat to Prevent Constipation After Bariatric Surgery

Are you struggling with constipation after bariatric surgery? Or maybe you haven’t had surgery yet but you want to help prevent constipation after bariatric surgery? In this article I am going to share with you what constipation is, why it can occur after bariatric surgery, and the 11 BEST foods that you can eat to

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Plant Protein vs Animal Protein (can you get enough protein from plants after bariatric surgery?). photo of tofu vs salmon

Plant Protein vs Animal Protein (Can You Get Enough Protein From Plants After Bariatric Surgery?)

Have you been wondering if you can get enough protein by eating only plant proteins after bariatric surgery? Are you curious about what the difference is between animal protein vs plant protein? Is one better than the other after bariatric surgery? How does plant protein fit into your diet after bariatric surgery? I am going

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