Summer is in full swing and you may be searching for ways to beat the heat while maintaining your bariatric diet! But you also need to make sure you are giving your new body the right amount of protein, vitamins and essential nutrients.
One of the best summer treats is a fresh, ice cold Pina Colada smoothie. And guess what? You can enjoy one of these delicious drinks your weight loss diet. We’ve put together a low sugar bariatric-friendly Pina Colada weight loss smoothie recipe that will give you a healthy boost of energy!
Here is what you will need to make this smoothie:
- 1/4 cup pineapple juice
- 1/4 cup filtered water juice
- 1 cup plain greek yogurt
- 1/2 cup coconut milk or cream
- 1 serving protein powder (Vanilla flavored works great!)
- ½ tablespoon ground chia seeds
Blend ingredients together until smooth. For a thinner texture, add more water!
Nutritional deets per serving (with protein powder):
390 calories | 8.1 g total fat | 4.8 g saturated fat | 73 mg cholesterol | 331 mg sodium
41.8 g carbohydrates | 19 g sugars | 37.4 g protein
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