Congratulations on making the decision to reclaim your health. You have put in the hard work and done the research, and we are honored that you have chosen Mexico Bariatric Center® as your partner in this journey. Here are 7 pre-op nutritionist-approved bariatric recipes for summer.

7 Bariatric Meal Plans

1. Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken

Chicken breast marinated in a blend of lemon juice, garlic, and aromatic herbs like thyme, rosemary, and oregano. Grilled to perfection, it is great for a summer barbeque, and it pairs wonderfully with a side of steamed vegetables or salad.

Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken

2. Zucchini Noodles with Pesto

A light pre-op dish featuring spiralized zucchini noodles tossed in pesto sauce with juicy cherry tomatoes. Optionally topped with grilled chicken or shrimp, this meal is a celebration of freshness and simplicity.

Zucchini Noodles with Pesto

3. Cauliflower Rice Salad

A nutritious and colorful salad featuring cauliflower rice, crunchy cucumber, sweet bell peppers, and cherry tomatoes. Tossed in a tangy dressing of olive oil and lemon juice, this salad is a delightful blend of flavors and textures, perfect for any occasion.

Cauliflower Rice Salad

4. Turkey and Veggie Skewers

Tender turkey breast cubes marinated in a savory blend of garlic, oregano, and thyme, threaded onto skewers with colorful bell peppers, zucchini, and cherry tomatoes. Grilled to perfection, these skewers offer a satisfying and protein-packed bariatric dish full of flavor.

Turkey and Veggie Skewers

5. Grilled Vegetable Salad

Vibrant and smoky grilled zucchini, yellow squash, red onion, and bell peppers tossed in a tangy balsamic vinegar and olive oil marinade. This refreshing salad bursts with flavor and is garnished with fresh basil leaves for a pop of color and great aroma.

Grilled Vegetable Salad

6. Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Salmon fillets grilled to perfection and topped with a zesty avocado salsa featuring ripe avocados, diced tomato, minced jalapeño, and chopped cilantro, all tossed in lime juice. This dish offers a perfect balance of richness and freshness, making it a delightful addition to any summer get-together.

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

7. Shrimp and Veggie Stir-Fry

Shrimp stir-fried with lots of colorful vegetables, including bell peppers, mushrooms, and carrots with flavors of garlic and ginger. Finished with a savory sauce made of soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sesame oil, this stir-fry is quick and easy for a nutritious pre-op meal. Garnish with thinly sliced green onions.

Shrimp and Veggies Stir-fry

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