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bariatric pureed recipes: a roundup of 12 delicious recipes that are suitable for the bariatric pureed diet!

Bariatric Pureed Recipes for Vegans

I’ve heard from so many people that the pureed diet stage after bariatric surgery is the most dreaded.  Full liquids won’t be so bad, I can just have a bunch of smoothies and soup. But pureed diet…what tastes good pureed?  And how do I get enough protein? Can I eat vegetables and fruits? What are …

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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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vegan cauliflower cheese sauce. delicious on top of veggies. a plate with roasted broccoli and cabbage topped with vegan cauliflower cheese sauce, quinoa, and tofu

Vegan Cauliflower Cheese Sauce

If you have leftover cauliflower, this is the recipe for Vegan Cauliflower Cheese Sauce is for you. An easy sauce that you can make in almost an instant to dress up vegetables, whole grains, and protein foods like tofu, legumes, and tempeh.  What Diet Stage is the Vegan Cauliflower Cheese Sauce Compatible With? This sauce …

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Bariatric Meal Planning for Vegans. A photo of a calendar pointing at a meal of vegetables, avocado, tofu, and quinoa.

Bariatric Meal Planning for Vegans

Have you been struggling with meal planning as a vegan after bariatric surgery? It is already challenging to plan meals after bariatric surgery but as a vegan it can add another layer of complexity. In this article I am going to give you everything you need to know to plan nutritious, satisfying meals as a …

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Bariatric Surgery Pre-op Diet for Vegans. cup of water with lemon wedge. bowl of food with chickpeas, vegetables, and avocado. vegan bariatric dietitian logo

Bariatric Surgery Pre op Diet for Vegans

Following a special bariatric surgery pre-op diet and working with a dietitian are very common before bariatric surgery. But what if you’re vegan? How can you stay vegan and meet your pre-surgery nutrition goals? Yes you can! And I am going to tell you how in this article. Why Do You Need a Bariatric Surgery …

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Full Liquid Diet Menu PDF for Vegans After Bariatric Surgery with 3 glasses of smoothies

Full Liquid Diet Menu PDF for Vegans After Bariatric Surgery

After bariatric surgery as a vegan you are probably at a loss of what to include on your full liquid diet stage. Most times the educational materials provided at bariatric centers are not geared towards vegans. There will probably be a few things that are suitable for vegans but not enough for you to really …

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Vegan Burrito Bowl for Bariatric Surgery. also photo of salsa

Vegan Burrito Bowl for Bariatric Surgery

One thing that always sounds delicious to me is a burrito…or really anything that resembles a burrito. More often than actual burritos I choose a burrito bowl, such as today’s recipe for a Vegan Burrito Bowl or salad just because it is easier and quicker to throw together.  There are a variety of ways that …

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