I adore oatmeal or porridge for breakfast and eat it throughout the whole year with any number of fruit and nut toppings. But did you know that you can add just a scoop of your favourite vanilla protein powder to make it a
Now that the chillier weather has arrived I have moved back to having oats again at breakfast time. Over the years I have tried countless variations of porridge and breakfast oats – basic and posh (see here) but have been looking for something with a high protein count to kick-start my usual
Every week I answer queries relating to the ideal post-op bariatric diet; portion control; weight regain and food choice. One topic that crops up time and time again is the need for protein and how to achieve it. It never struck me as being too problematic until I saw the requests that also
Some say it with chocolates, some with champagne and yet both might not be quite right for the bariatric. Flowers always do it for me and I have enjoyed a day pass to a special spa with Mr B as a Valentine treat. This year I’m planning a special meal for both of us.
Every time I visit a Support Group I take along a tasting treat of a slice of bariatric-friendly cake. This is for two good reasons – the first is to get everyone in a relaxed frame of mind before I utter the harsher words relating to portion control, grazing and bad-habits: and the second is