Pumpkin Chili

 Ingredients   · 1 Tbsp. olive or canola oil · 2 cups chopped onion · 1 medium green bell pepper, diced · 6 cloves garlic, minced · 1 ½ pounds grass-fed ground beef or turkey · 1 28-oz can diced tomatoes · ½ 6-oz. can tomato paste · 1 14-oz. can pumpkin puree · ½ – 1 cup chicken broth or water · 2 ½ tsp. dried oregano · 2…

5 Delicious Protein Shake Recipes For Your LAP-BAND.

Diet and lifestyle changes can be intimidating. Whether you are brand new to the Lap-Band or have had one for years your diet is, and always will be, important to your success. Protein shakes can be a convenient and simple way to achieve your recommended 60 grams of protein each day. It is important to choose protein shakes or protein shake powder made with whey protein as this type of protein is a “complete protein” which means it has all 9 essential amino acids. To avoid burnout with the same protein shake try out some new recipes like the 5 listed below! You can even meal-prep the recipes by putting all ingredients (minus the milk) in individual baggies to be prepped and ready for your morning! […]

7 Recommended Pre-Made Protein Shakes Brands For Your LAP-BAND Diet.

What better way to keep up with your protein intake and lifestyle pace: pre-made protein shakes. Here are 7, highly, recommended pre-made protein shakes: Pros Cons 15 grams protein 9 grams fat 3 grams carbs Dairy Protein Blend’ – Contains caseinte 160 Calories Too low in protein for full meal replacement. High variety of flavors…

LAP-BAND Approved | Banana Shake!

This summer, keep your LAP-BAND shakes fresh and nutritional with this Banana Shake. This quick and simple shake can serve as breakfast, a mid-day or late-night snack. Try it, post it on your Instagram and tag us (@lapbandindiana)! We want to know what you think: […]

LAP-BAND Recipe|Mexican Fajita Bowl

Mexican food is amazing and not hard to adjust to fit your new LAP-BAND diet. Below is a recipe Dr. McEwen’s dietician believes is perfect to feed those Mexican food cravings while closing following the LAP-BAND nutritional guidelines.

Southeast Asian—Inspired Salmon Soup

For this Southeast Asia – inspired Salmon soup, make sure you skip the noodles and supplement them with edamame noodles or zucchini squash noodles. This recipe great for the soft food phase of your LAP-BAND® diet. Click on pic below for full recipe (remember to skip the noodles!).

Scallops and Sweet Peas

Keeping your LAP-BAND® diet interesting can be challenging. If you’re a sea food lover check out this Scallops and Sweet Peas recipe from everydayhealth.com. This delicious meal is only calories 305 per serving and LAP-BAND® approved! Click on the pic below for more info and the full recipe.

Garlic Parmesan Baked Halibut

Ready for something delicious? This Garlic Parmesan Baked Halibut recipe from Port and Fin is a great option for a good homemade LAP-BAND® meal. Click on the picture below to get the step-by-step recipe.

Skillet Chicken with Roasted Carrots

Here’s a delicious recipe! It’s quick and simple and it comes highly recommend by our dietician Lauren! Blog.myfitnesspal.com offers a number of recipes perfect for all our LAP-BAND® patients… just remember what we’ve learned and what we can’t have. Click on pic below for the step-by-step recipe. For personalized information on LAP-BAND surgery click here and ORBERA click…

Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers Recipe!

Who doesn’t love a good Cheesesteak anything! With the dietary LAP-BAND® we have to stay creative on how to make what we like to eat while staying within the guidelines of our new diet. This cheesesteak stuffed peppers recipe from http://www.delish.com is perfect for that. Click on the image below to get the full recipe!…

Bulgur with Dried Cranberries

Here’s a great recipe our team loves. It’s healthy, delicious and fits perfectly with your new LAP-BAND® diet! Click on the picture below to get the Cheesy Mushroom-Fish Bak step-by-step recipe. To learn more about Dr. McEwen and the Community Surgery Center Hamilton team visit our facebook page or call our office at 317-621-2500. Want more […]