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WLS Patient James

Meet James

September 14, 2022

I struggled with my weight and knew something had to change in order for me to have a healthier life.

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

White Bean Chicken Chili

August 31, 2022

Loaded with protein and fiber, this dish is sure to fill you up, and takes less than 30 minutes to prepare.

High Fiber Foods on a wooden background.

Increasing Daily Fiber Intake

August 30, 2022

Foods rich in fiber are often low in calories and fat, yet they are more filling. They may also reduce risk for certain health problems.

spinach tofu scramble

Tofu Scramble

July 25, 2022

This recipe is a great entry level dish to tofu and uses ingredients you likely have at home or can be easily purchased at your local grocery store.

Muffins on a table

Apple Cinnamon & Bran Muffins

July 19, 2022

Getting enough fiber in throughout the day can be difficult, however adding whole grains into your diet can help.

The word sugar spelled out in powdered sugar.

Added Sugars

July 11, 2022

Added sugars are additional sweeteners put in foods during processing or added at the table. These added sugars also contribute additional calories to our food

A lineup of four delicious-looking popsicles

Homemade Popsicles

June 08, 2022

Enjoy dairy on its own, such as a glass of milk, or add it to a yummy treat, such as homemade popsicles!


Cheesy Combos

June 08, 2022

Try these snack pairings to add more protein and calcium into your diet.

A strawberry smoothie in a glass on a wooden table


May 24, 2022

Fruit smoothies are expected to have some natural sugar; however, it is the ADDED sugar that we need to be aware of.

Kabobs on the grill

Chicken and Vegetable Kabobs

May 17, 2022

Kabobs are a great choice because they provide a variety of vegetables, lean protein, and can be customizable.

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