Posts Tagged by WLS friendly

7 Ways To Make Vegetables Taste Better

  The topic of vegetables came up yesterday while I was at school. I always bring my lunch and, since there is no microwave, I bring stuff that I can eat cold. Or at least lukewarm since my thermos never keeps anything hot. My free time between classes is spent in one of the study rooms on campus. The topic of my lunch often comes up since people figure that a nutrition student will be eating […] read more

TLC Diet Menu Plan

It seems my medical nutrition therapy class topic could not be more appropriate for this month. Our current topic is cardiac related which is perfect for February’s Go Red campaign by the American Heart Association.  While heart disease is usually thought of as a man’s disease it actually kills more women than all the types of cancers combined. It’s also the number one cause of death in the country (men and women combined). Since I […] read more

Low Carb Big Mac Salad

In my pre-WLS days, when I needed a quick bite to eat, a run through the nearest drive through fast food joint always did the trick. McDonald’s was popular and the Big Mac meal was a favorite. I can’t tell you the last time I’ve been to McDonald’s but that hasn’t stopped me from having Big Mac’s. Well, at least my own low carb, WLS friendly version of the Big Mac. I’ve discovered that many of the […] read more

What I Ate Wednesday #11 – The Pumpkin Edition

Sadly I have missed participating in the last couple of WIAW linkups. My life has been filled with work, sleep and school. Sometimes I barely manage to squeeze in the sleep part. Now that I’ve dug out of several projects all due at the same time I’m hoping to post a little more frequently starting with another WIAW. Looks like this month has a Halloween theme: Here’s this weeks WAIW starting with breakfast: If I […] read more

Recipe Redux – Pumpkin Custard

It’s time for this month’s Recipe Redux dietitian blogger cooking challenge. Each month a different theme is presented and we must come up with a food related to that theme. This month’s challenge: Orange You Glad It’s Fall? featuring foods made with the autumn color of orange. Vegetables that have an orange color are a giveaway that they contain the antioxidant beta-carotene. This is a plant caroteniod that is converted to Vitamin A. While there are […] read more