Late last week I had a much-longed-for catch-up with my cousin Irene. We both had surgery a few years ago and whilst our chats don’t totally revolve around WLS we do touch upon areas of joy, concern and regular everyday life as a bariatric at some point. We have frequently enjoyed a slice of
From the first ball bounce of Wimbledon today I know my crush of the fortnight will be, as usual, for the strawberries! Plump, juicy and tantalisingly sweet they will be served in many guises here at bariatriccookery.com over the coming 14 days. We’ll have them at breakfast with porridge or granola; at lunch in a
Sometimes I hesitate in posting a recipe or food idea because it is so easy – sometimes only having about 3 ingredients! Then I realise that they are often my food and fall-back staples that I make every week and are worth sharing.
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
I’ve become increasingly tired or weary (and have been known to roll my eyes occasionally) when I see comments about how restrictive a post-surgery bariatric ‘has’ to be and how many foods/dishes/recipes are now ‘off the menu’. Not true I say, again and again (and then again)