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After your surgery, you will be required to take in at least 60 grams of protein each day.  If you cannot stand protein shakes or cannot afford the protein powders, know that it is still possible to to get your protein through ordinary foods.

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Pureed Menu Ideas for Bariatric Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Lap-Band, and Sleeve.  Explore these menus organized by protein totals, and linked to recipes.

Day One

Ounces Grams Protein
Milk-Based Coffee 7 7
Cottage Cheese 4 10
Shredded Cheese 2 8
Tuna Salad 2 10
Chopped Liver 2 20.75
Refried Beans 2 5
Totals: 19 60.75

 

Day Two

Ounces Grams Protein
Milk-Based Coffee 8 8
Cheesecake Cup 4 11.28
Salmon Pate 2 6
Greek Dill Dip 2 6
Protein Shake w/ milk 8 29
Totals: 24 60.28

 

Day Three

Ounces Grams Protein
Water Coffee 7 0.5
Cottage Cheese 4 10
Hummus 2 4
Protein Shake + 8 oz milk 8 29
Tuna Omelette 4 16.5
Totals: 25 60

 

Day Three

Ounces Grams Protein
Milk-Based Coffee 8 8
Cottage Cheese 4 10
Hummus 2 4
Protein Shake + 8 oz milk 8 29
Clear Chicken Broth 4 3
Chicken Puree 2 5.43
Mashed Potatoes 2 1
Totals: 30 60.81

 

Day Four

Ounces Grams Protein
Milk-Based Coffee 7 7
Tuscan Omelette 4 20
Chicken Zucchini Souffle 2 4.56
Chicken Puree 2 5.43
Protein Shake + 4 oz milk 8 25
Totals: 23 61.99

 

Day Five

Ounces Grams Protein
Milk-Based Coffee 8 8
Greek Yogurt 5.3 12
Gefilte Fish 3 9
Greek Dill Dip 1 3
Protein Shake w/ milk 8 29
Totals: 25.3 61

 

Day Six 

Ounces Grams Protein
Soymilk Coffee 8 10
Soymilk Oatmeal 3 7.5
Laughing Cow Cinnamon Wedge 0.75 2
Hormel Turkey (no beans) 98% fat free chili 4 11.5
6 Cheese Crisps Protein Snack 1 7
Protein Shake w/ Almond milk 8 22
Totals: 24.75 60

Day Seven

Ounces Grams Protein
Soymilk Coffee 8 10
Tuna Omelette 4 16.5
Salmon Pate 2 6
Greek Dill Dip 1 3
Protein Shake w/ 4 oz soymilk 4 25
Totals: 19 60.5

 

Day Eight

Ounces Grams Protein
Soymilk Coffee 8 10
Yogurt 6 5
2 T Cashew Butter 1 4
Taco Meal 4 13
Premier Protien Drink 11 30
Totals: 30 62

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