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Roasted Chestnut Apple Salad, 10.2 grams protein, 217 calories

This Fall-Flavored salad tastes even better after it is refrigerated for a day. Roasted chestnuts are amazing in flavor and packed with nutrition. It is lower in fats like other nuts but higher in soluble fiber. Roasting is easy. Buy fresh chestnuts and slice a slit halfway across the chestnut. Place in a pan in the oven. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes. Peel and discard shell and furry skins. Ingredients: ½ purple onion, chopped  (4c) 12 roasted chestnuts, about 6 ounces after peeling  (3g,…

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Sugar-Free Coffee Taffy Niblets, 6 calories each

A tiny little taffy or candy to curb your cravings. You eliminate the butter and add the milk and Torani to make it a soft taffy, or exclude these two ingredients to make it a harder candy. Ingredients: 20 packets sugar substitute  (or ⅛ cup) ¾ cup Bob’s Red Mill, Milk Powder (7g, 80c) 3 teaspoons decaffeinated instant coffee 2 Tablespoons Butter (200c) ¼ cup light corn syrup (240c,20sugars) Optional: 1/8 cup milk, and 1 Tablespoon Torani Coffee Syrups, Sugar Free French Vanilla Directions: Line a large…

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Dreamy Creamy Pancakes, 9.5 grams protein per 4 ounce meal (soft enough for bariatric puree)

There are no words.   I will stop talking now. Ingredients: 1 ripe banana, mashed 2 eggs 1/8 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional) 2 ounces Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons lite pancake syrup Directions: chop first four ingredients in food processor poor mixture into a cup Use the cup to pour six equal amounts onto griddle or frying pan (medium setting). Flip pancakes when mixture begins to form tiny bubbles Remove when golden. Drain fat on paper towel Mix pancake syrup with Greek yogurt…

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Refried Bean Beef Soup, 11 gram protein meal

This soup is thick with lovely textures and high in nutrients.   I like to add a tablespoon of avocado cubes into the soup, so you can freeze the cubes with the soup portions; It will not turn brown, so long as it is covered in liquid while freezing.  Ingredients:  4 Tablespoons Green Chili Peppers (10c) 1 medium tomato (1g, 22c) 1 small onion (1g, 20c) 8 oz Ground beef (20% fat) browned with ½ packet taco seasoning (36g, 640c) 1 (16 oz) Can refried beans (24g,…

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Skinny Cinnamon Protein Powder Recipe for shake, 29 grams protein

This is a very simple high-protein drink recipe, easy to prepare, and light on your stomach. Ingredients: 1 cup milk (8g) 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 shot of Torani Coffee Syrups, Sugar Free French Vanilla  packet Splenda or sweetener 1 scoop protein powder, unflavored (21g) Blend all ingredients in smoothie maker. Serve chilled.

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Cottage Cheddar Scramble, 12.5 grams protein per 4 ounce meal

A high-protein breakfast that can be whipped up in minutes. Directions:  Scramble the egg with the cheeses, and add salt and pepper.  Cook like a regular scrambled egg. Ingredients: Ounces Grams Protein Calories Egg, large 1.75 6 70 Cottage Cheese 1 2.5 20 Shredded Cheese 1 4 40 Totals: 3.75 12.5 130     Related PostsEgg-n-Cheese Omelette, 14 gram protein per 4 oz breakfast meal10000Ingredients: 1 egg (6g) 2 ounce shredded cheese  (8g) ¼ ounce sauteed onions (one cube sliced into four slivers) salt & pepper to…

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Caramel Apple Cinnamon Protein Shake, 29 grams protein

This recipe really surprised me, since it was such a welcome change from all the fake chocolate attempts found in typical protein powders. Ingredients: 2 ounces (two cubes) Apple Cinnamon Fruit Cup 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 shot of Torani Coffee Syrups, Sugar Free Caramel 1 packet Splenda or sweetener 1 cup milk (8g) 2 ounces water 1 scoop protein powder, unflavored (21g) Blend all ingredients in smoothie maker. Serve chilled.

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Cheese Crisps Protein Snack, 7 grams protein per ounce

In the pureed stages, these cheese crisps protein snacks can be chewed once for instant pureed texture.  Chew with discretion, and know yourself! 6 crisps -or 1 ounce- is 7 grams of protein.  “The key for me was watching the bubble turn brown first.”  ~ Stace Russell-Samuels, Florida Directions: Place a sheet of parchment paper on a large oven pan. Tear/cut cheese into postage-stamp size pieces and space them at least an inch apart on the parchment paper. Add your favorite spices (black pepper, chopped onions, olives)…

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Tuna Omelette, 16.5 grams of protein per 4 oz meal

Before RNY, I prepared portions of tuna blended with pickle juice and greek yogurt.  It totaled to 10g of protein per 2 oz portion.  Here I used one portion of the tuna puree to make a breakfast omelette by mixing it up in a pot with 1 tablespoon of shredded cheese and one ounce eggbeaters. The results: A yummy pureed meal with 16.5 grams of protein! Related PostsEgg-n-Cheese Omelette, 14 gram protein per 4 oz breakfast meal10000Ingredients: 1 egg (6g) 2 ounce shredded cheese  (8g) ¼ ounce sauteed onions (one…

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Greek Dill Dip, 3 grams protein per ounce

This is my all-time favorite essential recipe for the bariatric puree stage.  I add this dill dip to tuna salad, salmon pate, gefile fish, and even mashed potato.  This is an easy way to supplement extra grams of protein to complete a meal. Ingredients: 1 cup 0% Greek Yogurt  [24g] 2 ounces milk [2 g] 2 tablespoons Gourmet Garden Dill Paste 1 teaspoon Gourmet Garden Lemongrass paste, optional Directions: Combine all ingredients and stir with a spoon. Yields:  1/2 pound Greek Dill Yogurt Dip at 3 grams protein…

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