60 Delicious Recipes for Post-Op Success
Bariatric dietician Kristin Willard provides six full weeks of protein-packed meals to make the transition back to food after surgery as easy—and tasty—as possible. Make exciting meals customized to support your new body with meal plans and grocery lists for each diet stage. From puree–compliant meals like the Single-Serving Ricotta Bake and soft food dishes like Quick Indian Lentil Soup, as well as meals for when you’re fully recovered like Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic Apple Topping and Blackened Salmon with Mango Salsa & Roasted Cauliflower, Kristin’s got every step of your post-op meal plans covered.
With helpful tips on how to meet your protein goals, boost your tolerance and control portion sizes, it’s never been simpler to make your weight-loss journey a resounding success! Kristin has a variety of delicious options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even snacks, from High-Protein Oatmeal Pancakes to Frozen Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups, so you never have to wonder how you’ll meet your nutrition goals. Whether you’re losing weight or maintaining your post-op weight-loss, this book has everything you need to support you throughout your recovery.
About the Author
Kristin Willard is a bariatric dietician. She has presented at the ObesityHelp National Conference and provides one-on-one nutrition counseling. She is also the creator of the popular Instagram account Bariatric Meal Prep. She lives in Northern California with her family.
“Are you nervous to eat after weight loss surgery? Let Kristin put your mind to rest with these amazing post–bariatric surgery recipes and meal plans.”
—Kathryn Beirne, creator of Bariatric Queen
“Kristin makes bariatric meal prep easy and doable with these simple recipes that pack in both protein and flavor.”
—Megan Moore, RD, creator of My Bariatric Dietitian
“This book takes the guesswork out of food choices and enables a seamless transition through all stages of post-op eating. It’s a resourceful book full of delicious inspiration.”
—Carol Bowen Ball, author of The Bariatric Bible
“If you're looking for satisfying, filling and nutrient-dense bariatric meals, at any stage in your journey, these recipes check off all the boxes.”
—Jamie Mills, RDN, creator of The Sleeved Dietitian