Top 10 Bariatric Recipes for Gastric Band, Bypass, or Sleeve Surgery

Best Bariatric Recipes

When looking for the best bariatric recipes to make, it’s important the meals will provide beneficial nutrients.

The recipes for after gastric band, bypass, and sleeve surgeries must also not provide any unnecessary empty calories and potentially harmful ingredients.

Below are the top ten bariatric recipes we have made for after bariatric surgery.

#1 - Chicken with Vegetables

This is an easy, go-to recipe that may be common to most tables at dinner. However, follow this bariatric recipe for chicken and vegetables to ensure it meets your nutritional requirements after bariatric surgery.

chicken breast and asparagus

#2 - Bariatric Breakfast Bowl

In the morning, recipes with high protein and micronutrients are the best bariatric breakfast recipes to start your day after having bariatric surgery. Cooking up a bariatric breakfast bowl is not only easy, but it is packed with protein and micronutrients.

bariatric breakfast recipe bowl

#3 - Asian Chicken Lettuce Wrap

Spice up your chicken and roll it in a lettuce wrap with this delicious Asian chicken lettuce wrap bariatric recipe. Even beyond the healing process and recovery stages, this Asian chicken lettuce wrap is one recipe to save!

Bariatric Asian Chicken Lettuce Wrap Recipe

#4 - Pumpkin Spice Chia Seed Pudding Snack

You might think this is a perfect Thanksgiving bariatric recipe (which it is), but it is a good recipe to make any time of the year for one maybe unexpected benefit – it may help with constipation or digestive issues after surgery. Many bariatric surgery patients suffer from constipation or digestion issues and this pumpkin spice chia seed pudding might be the one recipe that can help!

pumpkin chia seeds bariatric recipe

#5 - Grain-Free, Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Keeping with the pumpkin spice, this grain-free bariatric pumpkin spice muffin recipe needs no words.

How delicious do these sound and look? They taste even better!

Bariatric Pumpkin Spice Muffins

#6 - Bariatric Cauliflower Pankaces with Avocado Deviled Eggs

We’re getting a little fancy here, but this one is all worth it!

With most likely having to eat several smaller meals after surgery, breakfast becomes a much more important meal after bariatric surgery. These bariatric cauliflower pancakes and avocado deviled eggs are worth the effort!

#7 - Ultimate Bariatric Smoothie

Packed with nutrients that will quickly enter your system due to them being a liquified smoothie, this is a foundational bariatric smoothie recipe that can be made on a regular basis. Try it for what it is, but you can add to it or adjust to your taste!

#8 - Lemon Drop Smoothie

A tasty twist of lemon, this lemon drop smoothie is rich in fruity, citrus flavor and protein! This is a great supplemental smoothie snack after bariatric surgery.

#9 - Bariatric Tiramisu Recipe

This tiramisu recipe is actually not hard to make and is proof that you can still have some delicious deserts after bariatric surgery.

#10 - Super Fudge, Sugar-Free Brownies

This recipe might make you feel guilty, but it should not… It contains no added sugar!

I’m not saying eat the entire pan, but who says you can’t enjoy a fudge brownie that is packed with some good protein as a reward for fighting through recovery?!

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