Fresh Start Bariatric Cookbook

Fresh Start Bariatric Cookbook: Healthy Recipes to Enjoy Favorite Foods After Weight-Loss Surgery (epub) by SARAH KENT  About the Author

SARAH KENT, MS, RDN, CD, is passionate about helping people overcome the barriers that prevent them from achieving their nutrition and weight-loss goals. For seven years, she served as lead dietitian for the bariatric surgery program at Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin, a nationally certified Center of Excellence for bariatric surgery. She offered a range of nutritional services to both pre- and post-operative bariatric patients and helped facilitate support groups. A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a master’s degree in human nutrition, Sarah also earned a Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Currently, she is a senior dietitian and certified health and wellness coach at Froedtert Health. Sarah, her husband Chris, and their dog Ladis live in a suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Table of Contents


Chapter One: 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 Creme 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

  • Com, 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 Floney 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
  • Ranch Seasoning
  • Taco Seasoning
  • Cajun Seasoning
  • Chili Powder

Tips for Eating at Restaurants or in Others’ Homes
Measurement Conversions
About the Author

Language: English
Pages: 189