Weight Loss Surgery Recipes
For Use with Gastric Band
and Gastric Sleeve Diets

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If you're looking for healthy and delicious and easy weight loss surgery recipes, you've come to the right spot!

These post lap band diet recipes are appropriate for use with the gastric band diet and the gastric sleeve diet (and even with the gastric bypass diet unless otherwise noted).

this page so you can come back weekly to enjoy the recipe of the week.

See past weight loss surgery recipes.

Recipe of the Week 1/24/11

Baked Kale Chips

Like potato chips, it's hard to eat just one! This recipe is one of my personal favorites. I just can't get enough of them!

To make the recipe even lower in calories, I use olive oil spray in place of the olive oil.


  • 1 bunch kale
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt or seasoning of choice (chili powder, garlic powder, etc.)


  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F. Line a non insulated cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. With a knife or kitchen shears carefully remove the leaves from the thick stems and tear into bite size pieces. Wash and thoroughly dry kale with a salad spinner. Drizzle kale with olive oil and sprinkle with seasoning.
  3. Bake until the edges brown but are not burnt, 10 to 15 minutes.

Makes 6 servings

Per serving: 58 calories; 8 g carbohydrate; 2.5 g protein; 3 g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 185 mg sodium; 1.5 g fiber

Recipe Source: www.allrecipes.com

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Meal Planning Tip # 1

Make a commitment to try one new recipe per week until you build up a repertoire of 9-10 meals that you LOVE and look forward to eating.

List all the recipes you love on a single sheet of paper, and title it your "Master List." Hang the Master List on your refrigerator so when you're stumped for menu ideas you can look at it to jar your memory.

Meal Planning Tip # 2

Continue to add to your Master List. Eventually you'll get bored of eating the same 9-10 recipes all the time (that's usually when comfort foods and/or old, bad habits start creeping back in).

Make a commitment to continue experimenting with new recipes on a regular, planned interval. This might mean trying a new recipe every other week or even once a month. It doesn't really matter...just keep trying new weight loss surgery recipes regularly and adding the ones you like to your Master List.

The larger your Master List becomes, the easier it will be to stick to your gastric lap band diet. That's because you'll have lots of gastric band recipes to choose from when you wonder, "What should I eat?!"

Past Weight Loss Surgery Recipes

(Some of these recipes will open in a new window at my other website Your Personal Nutrition Guide)


Fish in Parchment Paper

Fish Burger

Easy Shrimp Salad

Tuna and Bean Salad

BBQ Mango Tilapia

Simple Tuna Salad

Tuna Patties

Sesame Salmon

Fish Tacos

Cheesy Salmon Patties

Salmon with Mustard Dill Sauce

Poached Scallops in Orange Tomato Cream Sauce

Shrimp Salad

Shrimp Fajitas


Pecan Crusted Chicken

Southwest Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Easy Crockpot Chicken

Pulled BBQ Chicken

Baked Chicken in White Wine Sauce

Orange Chicken Strips

Chicken Salad

Chicken, Cucumber, and Mascarpone Sandwich

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Tenders

Chicken Tacos


Turkey Breast and Apple Cracker Stack

Turkey Meatballs

Asian Turkey Burger

Apple Turkey Burger

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Turkey Eggplant Casserole

Mini Meatloaf

Turkey Meatloaf

Turkey Salad

Breakfast Sausage

Turkey Omelet


Lowfat Chili

Healthy Meatloaf


Microwave Eggs

More Microwave Egg Recipes

Even More Microwave Egg Recipes

Crustless Quiche

Healthy Deviled Eggs

More Healthy, Easy Deviled Eggs

Vegetable Quiche Cups

Curried Egg Salad

Turkey Omelet


Cottage Cheese Salad

Quick Hommus (with a twist!)

Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce

Easy Eggplant Parmesan

Tofu Egg Salad

Tofu Bacon

Baked Ricotta

Spicy Chili Bean Burger

Meatless Bolognese Sauce


Blueberry Sorbet

Acai Sorbet

Simple Cheesecake

Low Carb Cheesecake

Banana Crunch Pops

Cherry Ricotta Dessert

Lowfat Fudge

Crunch Cakes

Strawberry Whip


Healthy Coleslaw

Low Calorie Peanut Butter

Lowfat Guacamole

High Protein Pancakes

High Protein Oatmeal

Lowfat Pumpkin Muffins

Homemade Protein Shake

Pumpkin Pie Shake

BBQ Dry Rub

More Dry Rubs

Fruity Cheese Pocket

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