Bariatric Patients Can Have Their Cake & Eat It Too!
Bariatric surgery, weight loss, and cake go hand in hand. No, we are not talking about that kind of cake, the kind with too much sugar and starch, and so many calories you risk gaining weight just by looking at them. The weight loss kinds of cake are the ones with little or no sugar, no more carbs than necessary, and built-in portion control.
It may sound too good to be true, especially when you hear about the great-tasting flavors, but you can go ahead and pinch yourself. The BariatricPal Store has bariatric-friendly, low-carb, high-protein cakes in all kinds of mouth-watering flavors. Keep reading!
BariatricPal Mug Cakes
If your idea of comfort food is curling up with a warm mug of baked-just-right cake, BariatricPal Mug Cakes are for you. Just mix a packet and water in a mug, microwave, and enjoy. Choose from favorite flavors such as Blueberry, Chocolate Caramel, Vanilla Chocolate Chip, Gingerbread, and Chocolate.
Each serving has only 130 calories and 1 gram of sugar. They are satisfyingly high in protein, with 12 grams, and fiber, with 5 grams. BariatricPal Mug Cakes make ideal late-night desserts, afternoon snacks, or complete breakfasts when paired with non-fat cream cheese or cottage cheese, fruit, nuts, or a hard-boiled egg.
What is so smart about Gluten-Free Smartcakes? They are impossibly low in calories. Each one has only 2 38-calorie servings. That is 76 calories per good-sized cake. They have no sugar, no starch, and no net carbs. Each cake has 8 grams of protein and 10 grams of fiber to help keep away hunger for longer.
Nush Foods Snack Cakes
When it’s snack time and you want to keep your blood sugar stable, a low-carb snack balanced with plenty of fat and protein can do the trick. Nush Foods Snack Cakes are keto-friendly, free from added sugars, and made with all-natural and organic ingredients such as organic flax, organic coconut oil, and monk fruit extract.
Each cake has 210 calories, 4 grams of dietary fiber, and 7 grams of protein. Flavors include Banana Nut, Blueberry, Carrot Spice, Cherry Almond, and Pineapple Mango. They come in single packs, 6-packs, and a Variety Pack with all five flavors.
Not quite cakes but just as crave-able, a pan-full of brownies can get past even the best intentions. Don’t let it happen to you! With Eat Me Guilt-Free Brownies, you can have the entire package instead of the entire pan, and come out ahead. They have 210 calories or less, along with a filling 22 grams of protein.
They come in Chocolate, of course, as well as Blueberry, Pumpkin Spice Blondie, Chocolate Hazelnut, Chocolate Peanut Butter Bliss, Tuxedo, Cinnamon Toast Breakfast Cake, and Blondie. Snack, breakfast, or dessert, Eat Me Guilt-Free Brownies can fit into a sensible weight loss plan.
When you are ready to get serious about losing weight, it might be time to celebrate with some cake. The BariatricPal Store has almost any kind you can imagine, without the sugar and calories that will expand your waistline.