Fresh Start Bariatric Cookbook: Healthy Recipes to Enjoy Favorite Foods After Weight-Loss Surgery


CHAPTER 1. Day One and Beyond

Chapter Two: Early Post-Op Foods

High-Protein Milk

Iced Coffee Protein Shake

Chocolate Lovers’ Protein Shake

Mint Dream Protein Shake

Dreamsicle Protein Shake

Strawberry Crème Protein Shake

Cherry-Almond Protein Shake

Chocolate–Peanut Butter Smoothie

Pumpkin Delight Smoothie

Sweet Cinnamon-Vanilla Ricotta Cheese

Pinto Beans and Cheese

Best Scrambled Eggs

Herbed Chicken Salad with Parsley

Lemon and Dill Tuna Salad

Chapter Three: Breakfast

Hearty Slow Cooker Cinnamon Oatmeal

High-Protein Pancakes

Chicken and Cheese Crustless Quiche

Incredible Deviled Eggs

Egg Casserole with Spinach, Peppers, and Tomatoes

Mini Egg Muffins with Turkey Bacon

Overnight Bircher Muesli

Smoked Salmon Breakfast Toast

High-Protein Blueberry Muffins

Turkey Breakfast Burritos

Chapter Four: Vegetables, Dips, and Sides

Roasted Tomatoes, Peppers, and Zucchini with Italian Herbs

Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potato Wedges

Asian Cucumber Salad

Ratatouille over Spaghetti Squash

Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

Dan’s Crock Pickles

Mashed Cauliflower

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Mediterranean Layer Dip

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Greek Ranch Dip

Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans

Chapter Five: Vegetarian Dinners

Corn, Edamame, and Quinoa Salad

Naked Burrito Salad

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Soup

Garden Vegetable Cheezy Chili

Vegetable Lentil Soup

Vegetable Tortilla Pizza for One

Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese

Vegetarian Tacos with Lentils

Butternut Squash Casserole with Mozzarella Cheese

Mixed Vegetable Stir-Fry with Sesame Tofu

Chapter Six: Fish and Seafood Dinners

Szechuan Shrimp Zoodle Bowl

Easy Shrimp Cocktail

Classic Crab-Stuffed Tomatoes

Tuna Noodle-less Casserole

Peggy’s Salmon Cakes

Baked Salmon with Barbecue Seasoning

Tilapia Tacos with Red Cabbage

Crispy Baked Cod

Grilled Honey Mustard Salmon

Halibut with Cilantro, Lime, and Garlic

Chapter Seven: Poultry Dinners

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

Chicken Caesar Wraps with Kale

Chicken Asian Lettuce Wraps

Spicy Chicken Stuffed with Spinach and Cheese

Baked Garlic–Greek Yogurt Chicken with Parmesan

Tender Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Breast with Italian Seasonings

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken for Tacos

Baked Chimichangas with Chicken and Fresh Salsa

One-Pan Chicken and Broccoli

Southwest Zucchini and Chicken

Baked Fried Chicken Thighs

Ground Turkey–Stuffed Acorn Squash with Cheese

Baked Turkey Meatballs

Skinny Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

Grilled Turkey Burger Patties

Perfect Roast Turkey

Best-Yet Turkey Chili

Chapter Eight: Pork and Beef Dinners

Zucchini Boats Stuffed with Ground Beef and Cheese

Beef and Barley Soup

Beef and Broccoli

Slow-Cooked Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches

Mom’s Sloppy Joes

Low-Carb Cheeseburger Casserole

Slow Cooker Asian Pork Tenderloin

Creamy Ranch Pork Chops

Naked Pulled Pork

Chapter Nine: Drinks and Desserts

Fruit-Infused Waters

Refreshing Mint Lemonade

Healthier Fudge Brownies

Creamy Pumpkin Mousse

Vanilla Cheesecake Parfaits

Lemon Bars

Creamy Chocolate Fruit Dip

Heart-Healthy Peanut Butter–Chocolate Chip Cookies

Low-Carb Chocolate Mousse

Raspberry Frozen Yogurt

Chapter Ten: Dressings, Sauces, and Seasonings

Avocado-Lime Dressing

Low-Fat Caesar Dressing

Quick Stir-Fry Sauce

Seafood Sauce

Homemade Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup

Creamy Alfredo Sauce

Fresh Salsa

Seasoning Recipes

Tips for Eating at Restaurantsor in Others Homes

Measurement Conversions

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