Category: Product Reviews

Product Review – Birdseye Steamfresh Protein Blends Southwest Style

I make my best effort to cook on a regular basis but there are times when I lack the time and energy to do so. If I have been able to plan ahead then I can take something out of the freezer from my last round of batch cooking. If unexpected things have come up, as they often do, I’m scrambling for a meal. One option is to purchase something from a local fast food […] read more

Product Review – Flatout Flatbread

Bread. In all of it’s many forms. Ask 10 post op WLSers about bread (do you eat it? should you eat it?) and you’ll probably get 10 different answers. Immediately after surgery and for the first 6 to 9 months eating bread will take up what little space you have in your stomach. You need this space for more important things such as protein and vegetables (fiber, antioxidants, minerals yay!). Bread might go down easy […] read more

Eating Well After Weight Loss Surgery Book Review

If you thought that cooking meals after weight loss surgery had to be boring then this book will change your mind. While some recipes fall under what I would call comfort type foods many others are what you would expect to find served at a fine dinning restaurant. The book begins with a small section on hints for preparing, cooking and eating. There is nothing here that most likely wasn’t covered by your doctor or […] read more

Recipes For Life After Weight Loss Surgery Book Review

Here’s another book that I recently picked up from my local library to check out. Actually I mistakenly got two copies of the book because the covers were different. One is the original book published in 2006 and the other is a revised edition published in 2012. The books contain the same recipes and almost the same information. Recipes For Life After Weight Loss Surgery The difference between the books is the updated version has […] read more

Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies Book Review

Where was this book when I first began researching weight loss surgery about 10 years ago. Books on the topic were no where to be found. Besides your doctor the only other place to find information were a few scattered forums and some yahoo groups. As time went on during the 1 1/2 years it took for me to finally be approved for the surgery due to insurance issues there were more surgically altered people […] read more

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