Bariatric Recipes for Dinner

Below are some great bariatric recipes for dinner from registered dietitians and other weight loss surgery patients. While you’re at it, return the favor by sharing your favorite recipe!


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Bariatric Recipes from Registered Dietitians and Other Patients

Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page. Before trying any new recipe, check with your surgical team to make sure it fits well with your diet plan.

Spinach, Mint & Ricotta Puree*Not rated yet

This quick recipe is a very-high protein side dish that I serve alongside meat. It takes about 15 minutes to make from start to finish.Ingredients- 2 tbsp olive oil- 1…

Cilantro Lime With Zucchini Noodles*Not rated yet

HI everyone, Here is a good bariatric dinner recipe I found online. I've had this quite a few times since I had my gastric sleeve. I usually avoid oils but…

Balinese Shrimp*★★★★★

Here's an easy one that I got from my support group.Let me know what you think!Surgery GuidelinesAfter lap band and gastric bypass surgery:Weeks 1-4 post-op: Puree 2 oz of cooked…

Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas (adapted from a "share" on Facebook)*★★★★

Ingredients:1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts1 large yellow onion2 bell peppers1 pkg McCormick Fajitas seasoning1 pkg either low carb or low fat fajita-sized tortillasYour favorite fajitas toppings (light sour cream,…