At the beginning of Autumn/Fall I like to upgrade or change my salad salad offerings and sides to something a bit more substantial. Something that will withstand the rigours of a lunchbox outing to office, park, school or picnic rug, or will add crunch, flavour and texture to an evening meal instead of vegetables. Coleslaw
Many of my friends across the pond will be starting a star spangled weekend today to celebrate Independence Day. It’s a great time to celebrate but also a timely occasion to reconnect with your own good WLS intentions (especially if you have been veering off track). Mark this weekend in the sand as the time
Following on from our earlier posting that bariatrics can do barbecues and 3 recipes to get you started (see here) here’s some more invaluable information and tips from a dietician. These are useful whether you have had bariatric surgery or not. Mayo-laden side salads, mystery meat hot dogs and greasy potato chips are
It’s a well-known saying that ‘fresh air sharpens appetites’ and when catering for a crowd to think of normal quantities, then DOUBLE them! But this is not so for weight-loss surgery patients. Appetites may be sharpened but quantities eaten still remain small. This is why it is so important to make every bite count
Throughout the year, regardless of country and occasion, we all have to deal with a National Holiday and all it brings to the table! Christmas, Easter, Bank Holidays, special festivals and now this weekend – Labor Day in the US. They all bring their own challenges to the bariatric post-op patient.