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Imitation Sour Cream with Scallions, Cashew Cream, 5 grams protein per ounce

This is a hit! Perfect in the puree stages for topping refried beans. Non-dairy lactose free imitation sour cream can be used to top any protein meals.  Additionally, the cream can be added as a base for cream soups, and mixed with a batter for breadcrumb covered recipes. Also makes a delicious dip and topping for pizza or nachos. Ingredients: 2 ½ ounces cashews, soaked in water overnight  (12.5g,400c) 2 ounces soymilk (2.5g, 35c) ¼ teaspoon vinegar ¼ teaspoon lemon juice 1 scallion  (.5g, 10c)…

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Instant Chia Chocolate Pudding, 17 grams protein, 174 calories

Chia seeds are loaded with nutrients with very few calories. All the carbs are actually from fiber, and most of the fats are Omega-3s.  Chia is a true superfood all in a tiny seed, packed with antioxidants: Fiber, Protein, Omega-3’s, Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B3 (Niacin), Potassium, Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) and Vitamin B2. Look for brands that have even more protein, such as Tresomega Organic @ 3 grams per tablespoon (used in this recipe). Chia seeds can be added to your baking for added protein, or sprinkled into yogurt as…

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Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage, 11 grams protein, 223 calories

This vegetarian recipe was designed to create a balanced meal of necessary Carbs and Fats for Post-Op Breakdown of Proteins.  If you are lazy to stuff the cabbage leaves, then shred the cabbage and cook everything together in the oven. Ingredients: ½ head cabbage (8g, 150c) 1 can chickpeas (21g,350c) 2 slices roasted red pepper from jar, chopped (15g, 30c) 2 large scallions, chopped  (.6g, 20c) ½ rutabaga, or 8 ounces finely shredded (2.2g,76c) 2 tablespoons lemon juice 3 tablespoons olive oil (360c) 3 tablespoons…

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