Diet After Lap Band Surgery
Gastric Lap Band Diet Menu Suggestions

All the nitty-gritty details you need to know about the diet after lap band surgery are here.

Here are some quick and easy, well balanced, nutritious, post lap band diet menu suggestions:

Post Lap Band Surgery Diet: Breakfast

  • 2-4 scrambled egg whites. Top with salsa and roll in a small corn tortilla.
  • "Sausage Biscuit": Serve 1 Morningstar Farms Veggie Sausage Breakfast + 1 slice lowfat cheese on top of 1/2 toasted English muffin.
  • Protein shake
  • 1/2 cup lowfat cottage cheese + 1/2 cup berries
  • 1/2 cup lowfat ricotta cheese + 1 small apple, diced. Sprinkle with apple pie spice.

Lap Band Post Op Diet:
Menu Suggestions for Lunch

  • 1 oz turkey rolled up with 1 slice lowfat cheese. Eat with 1 small apple.
  • 1/2 cup tuna (mix with plain nonfat yogurt and mustard instead of mayo). Serve over a small bed of salad greens. Add 1/2 cup mandarin oranges and use the liquid from the oranges as "salad dressing."
  • 2 hard boiled eggs. Remove yolks and fill with hummus or black bean dip. Eat with a handful of baby carrots.
  • Serve 1/2 cup lowfat cottage cheese on top of 1 slice toasted whole wheat bread. Add tomato slices on top.
  • Prepare a 4 egg white omelet. Place 1/2 cup cooked asparagus spears in the center of the omelet and roll up like a crepe.

Diet after Lap Band Surgery: Dinner

  • Taco Salad: Top salad greens with 1/2 cup pinto or black beans and 4 Tbsp. shredded lowfat cheese. Crush ~10 tortilla chips on top and use salsa as dressing.
  • 2 ounces chicken + 1/2 small sweet potato + 1/2 cup broccoli
  • Chili potato: Top 1/2 small baked sweet potato with 1/2 cup vegetarian bean chili. Sprinkle with 2-4 Tablespoons lowfat shredded cheese.
  • Omelet prepared with 1 egg + 2 egg whites (or 4 egg whites only) + peppers, mushrooms, and chives.
  • Fish taco: Roll 2 oz cooked fish + 1/4 cup cabbage + salsa in a small corn tortilla.

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