Need suggestions on healthy/low-calorie foods.

previous topic · next topic
DylanRose

Joined: Nov 09
Posts: 20

      quote  
Posted: 18 May 2013, 20:23
Greetings, Having oral surgery on Monday. Will need to eat soft foods for a couple of days. Would be grateful for some suggestions on healthy/low-calorie foods. (Must admit the idea of living on Ben & Jerry's for a few days sounds scrumptious.)Thank You, Dylan Wink
flygirl06276...

Joined: May 13
Posts: 8

      quote  
Posted: 18 May 2013, 20:30
Banana ice cream....
Peel & freeze a banana...put the broken up frozen banana in a food processor & process until it's creamy..if you like plain banana...that's it...if you'd like, add some cocoa powder or even throw in a strawberry.
I added some cinnamon & cayenne for a Mexican flavor...good luck with surgery...and if you have a magic bullet or nutribullet you can throw a lot of fruit and veg in there Smile
Ingria

Joined: Oct 11
Posts: 532

      quote  
Posted: 18 May 2013, 21:35
If you have a blender at home you can make vegetable soup. Trader Joes has relatively decent packaged soups. Greek yogurt and smothies are also good options. You can buy protein powder and add to smothies or apple sauce. Another trick that I used when I had oral surgery and did not have time for cooking - baby food. You have to add salt, but it Is OK and you can last on it for a few days. It is super easy to eat after the surgery and portable.
~~~~~~~~~~
The first thing you lose on a diet is your sense of humor. ~ Author Unknown
It doesn’t matter what diet you follow… What matters is what makes you follow your diet. ~ Tom Venuto
thinner120

Joined: Sep 11
Posts: 810

      quote  
Posted: 18 May 2013, 22:08
You can use shakes for a few days. I have used the Atkins shakes and they are very good tasting. Soups are good though as stated above you may have to puree them. You could puree or blend cottage cheese if it not smooth enough. Then there is yogurt.
Stay strong, stay focused.



Start weight 259 pounds. Ultimate goal: 120 pounds.
"The food will always be there. Anything I want so badly will still be there tomorrow." Pam Turner

"The only reason you will never lose weight is if you quit trying." Kim Benson
DylanRose

Joined: Nov 09
Posts: 20

      quote  
Posted: 21 May 2013, 11:01
Thank you for healthy tips for a speedy recovery! DylanRose B-)
flygirl06276...

Joined: May 13
Posts: 8

      quote  
Posted: 21 May 2013, 11:49
You're very welcome
Hoser

Joined: Jul 10
Posts: 2,052

      quote  
Posted: 21 May 2013, 12:19
I'm reading this while eating some absolutely delightful fresh melon for breakfast. If the melon isn't soft enough on its own you could add it to a fruit smoothie.
DylanRose

Joined: Nov 09
Posts: 20

      quote  
Posted: 21 May 2013, 15:27
Good idea!Wink



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

ideal jean size
12 US size, working on going down to 8US and losing 22lbs. Lost 4.4lbs so far :)
by awesome on 21 Oct 14 05:43 AM
Hi!
>My Fat Secret 9 (near top of page)>My Exercise> Click on Sleeping & adjust. Note, all the minutes and hours of all your activities must equal 24 hours. If they don't it won't take. ...
by Glaun on 20 Oct 14 09:42 PM
after dinner eating
Mannever92, I read what you wrote above and have turned into a toad. How do I get back to who I was?
by Glaun on 20 Oct 14 08:55 PM
Pregnancy and weight
Congratulations first of all. I would stay away from too much junk food, you don't want to gain too much weight and it's not healthy anyway. I was never pregnant but my sister gained 66 lbs be ...
by snezica on 20 Oct 14 01:10 PM
scanning
Help! I have updated my iphone to 8.0.2 and now I cannot scan items to get the calorie count! Any ideas on how to make it work again?
by Patchup2 on 20 Oct 14 10:31 AM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Juno
Watch for Portion Size
01 Feb 08 for diet low calorie diet