Studies have proven that breakfast is the most important meal of the day to replenish your glucose supply to boost energy and focus levels. Without it, you are significantly more likely to binge eat, have trouble concentrating, and be less healthy. To avoid skipping your morning meal, we have curated nourishing, light bariatric breakfast recipes to help you feel great on your path to weight loss.

Important Breakfast Tips After Bariatric Surgery
A balanced diet that includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats is essential for maintaining a healthy weight. Be sure to drink an 8-ounce glass of water and eat a balanced breakfast.

Avocado egg toast

Avocado egg toast

Ingredients

➡ 2 tablespoons of avocado
➡ 1 whole wheat thin
➡ 2 soft-boiled eggs

Directions

1. Pour water over the eggs in a small saucepan and quickly boil.
2. Reduce the heat to low and cook until the desired temperature.
3. Immediately plunge them into an ice bath after removing them from the water to prevent overcooking.
4. Toast the bread
5. Mash the avocados right on the toasted bread
6. Garnish two tablespoons of Chia Seeds
Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: (per serving)

Calories: 172
Carbohydrates: 12g
Protein: 10g
Total Fat: 10g
Sugar: 1g
Makes 2 Servings
Time frame:
Pre-op: Not okay
Post-op: Wait at least 8 weeks post-op

Nectarine Greek Yogurt

Nectarine Greek Yogurt

Ingredients

➡ 5.3 oz. Of non-fat Greek yogurt
➡ 1 oz. Of cashews
➡ 1 whole nectarine

Directions

1. Place Greek Yogurt in Bowl.
2. Top with fresh fruits, nuts, and dried fruits.
Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: (per serving)

Calories: 305
Carbohydrates: 27g
Protein: 20g
Total Fat: 14g
Sugar: 15g
Makes 1 Serving
Pre-op: Not okay
Post-op: Phase 3

 


Cottage Cheese Biscuit Dip

Cottage Cheese Biscuit Dip

Ingredients

➡ 1/2 cup of low-fat cottage cheese
➡ 1/2 pack of Bevita biscuits
➡ 1 tablespoon of chia seed

Directions

1. Place cottage cheese in Bowl
2. Top with chia seeds
3. Use biscuits to dip
Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: (per serving)

Calories: 165
Carbohydrates: 26g
Protein: 18g
Total Fat: 9g
Sugar: 8g
Makes 1 Serving
Pre-op: Not okay
Post-op: 8 weeks post-op

Low Carb Pancakes


low carb pancake recipe

Ingredients

2 large eggs
2 ounces (57 grams) of low-fat cottage cheese
1–2 teaspoons (2–4 grams) of stevia
1 teaspoon (5 mL) of vanilla extract
1 tablespoon (30 mL) of olive oil
1 scoop of unflavored protein powder

Directions

Blend or process the ingredients in a food processor until smooth. (thin with water to desired consistency)
Heat a pan over medium heat and add the olive oil.
Pour 1/4 of the batter into the pan and cook for 2–3 minutes, until golden.
Repeat with the remaining batter, then top with sugar-free syrup, sugar-free jam, fresh berries, or yogurt.

Nutrition Facts: (per serving)

Calories: 219
Carbohydrates: 5g
Protein: 22g
Total Fat: 12g
Sugar: 1g

Makes 2 Serving
Pre-op: Not okay
Post-op: Phase 3

These bariatric recipes will help you make a meal plan that supports your weight loss goals. A healthy bariatric diet is low in calories, but it still offers all of the essential nutrients your body needs.  The truth is, there is a healthier substitute for any food you can think of! For instance, exchanging rice and pasta with whole grains is a simple change you can make to significantly improve your health. This is not only good for your waistline, but it will also help you avoid many associated diseases.

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