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Naturally Sugar-Free Mints – No Fools!

Naturally Sugar-Free Mints – No Fools! 0

Happy April Fools’ Day! The BariatricPal Store has no tricks in store for you today. We have something better: a list of candies that sound too good to be true, but really are true. Our collection of sugar-free candies will have your mouth watering while your diet stays on track. Here are just a few of our offerings.

Naturally Sugar-Free Mints

The perfect mint can be your companion anywhere. MintiQ just may be the choice to fulfill that role. It has 2 calories per tablet and no sugar or fat. These little mints are sweetened with monkfruit and are all-natural. Slip in a mint whenever you have a craving for something sweet but do not have extra calories or carbs to spare.

Choose from Yakima Peppermint, Acai Pomegranate, Iced Lemon, and Spicy Cinnamon, or get them all in the Variety Pack. Individual flavors come in single boxes or 6 or 12-packs.

Sweet Fish

If those red chewy fish are your downfall, Sweet Fish are the thing for you. These gummies are sweet and chewy, like the real thing, but with a fraction of the sugar at 3 grams. Enjoy the entire bag for 80 calories, and note an additional benefit with 28 grams of fiber. That means these candies can not only satisfy cravings, but also increase fullness.

You can also try Sour Bears, Sour Blast Buddies, and Fruit Bears, or opt for the Variety Pack. Each flavor comes in a single pouch or a 6 or 12-pack, which makes it easy to stash some wherever your sweet cravings may strike.

Tooth-Cleaning Candies

Everyone should eat more candy, especially when it cleans your teeth. That is exactly what Zollipops Zaffi Taffi does. It is not only free from tooth-eroding sugars, but it contains xylitol, which can help protect your teeth from decay. Just eat them after a meal to get the benefits.

Each serving has 30 calories and 0 grams of sugars. They are organic, vegan, and gluten-free, as well as dairy-free. The bag has strawberry, orange, grape, and pineapple flavors. Opt for a single bag or a 3-bag or 6-bag pack, and try the other Zollipop varieties!

The BariatricPal Store has tons more Sugar-Free Candies and other low-carb sweet snacks. Browse the store and be confident that we are not playing tricks – these treats are for real!

Zero-Carb Bagels – Weight Loss Dream!

Zero-Carb Bagels – Weight Loss Dream! 0

Do you remember the days when you could have a freshly baked bagel without worrying about it, and your biggest concern was what to put on it? Those days are back! Zero-Carb Bagels let you have your bagel without going off of your diet.

The Basics: Nutrition and Flavors

First off, what are you getting into with Zero-Carb Bagels? They have 14 grams of protein and 14 grams of fiber, so you have plenty of filling nutrition with each bagel. Each one has only 90 calories and, as advertised, 0 grams of net carbs. That means you can fit them into any meal or snack without fear, unlike a standard bakery bagel with 290 calories and 60 grams of carbohydrates.

The bagels come in perfect Plain, crunchy Sesame, slightly sweet but sugar-free Cinnamon, and Everything with onions, poppy and sesame seeds, mixed garlic, and salt. You can also get Zero-Carb Bagels in a Variety Pack so you can have any kind of bagel anytime.

Cream Cheesy Classic Bagel Goodness

Zero-Carb Bagels are worlds apart from regular bagels in terms of the nutrition, but they are a lot like regular bagels in other ways, such as in their love of cream cheese. Use plain cream cheese on its own or with salmon, and consider adding lettuce, tomatoes, sprouts, olives, or capers. Fruit is another friend of cream cheese.

Breakfast and Anytime Bagel-wiches

You can use Zero-Carb Bagels to start your day with a low-carb, high-protein, great-tasting breakfast sandwich. If you are looking for nutritious and portable options as an alternative to a fast food breakfast, take your pick of egg whites or eggs, low-fat cheese, and all-natural turkey or soy bacon or breakfast sausage.

For another genre of bagel sandwich, try tuna, egg, or chicken salad made with Greek yogurt instead of mayo, or pile leftover chicken or fish, lettuce, and tomato onto a Zero-Carb Bagel with mustard. Another great option, since you are already getting so much protein from your bagel, is to fill it with a grilled or roasted portobello mushroom marinated in teriyaki sauce or Italian dressing or spread with blue cheese.

On the Sweet Side

Zero-Carb Bagels can be a sweet treat for breakfast, dessert, or a snack. Spread them with low-carb Nektella chocolate hazelnut spread or calorie-free Walden Farms peanut butter and fruit-flavored topping. 

Each flavor of Zero-Carb Bagels comes in single bags of 6 bagels or of six-bag packs of 36 total bags. They are shelf-stable, so stock up! You can find more ThinSlim Zero-Carb breads, pizza crust, hot dog buns, and even onion pockets at The BariatricPal Store. We are here to make weight loss exciting and easier!

Waffles for Weight Loss!

Waffles for Weight Loss! 0

What is a big, satisfying waffle worth to you? You may be craving the fresh, slightly sweet taste of a waffle and your favorite toppings, but that waffle brunch or breakfast may not be worth the calories and carbs if you are trying to lose weight. There is no need to forego waffles on this National Waffle Day or any other day, though. Lakanto Low-Carb Pancake and Waffle Mix lets you make fresh waffles without weight gain.

Protein and Fiber without Baggage

A high-protein, high-fiber breakfast can help you stay full throughout the morning as they slow digestion and stabilize blood sugar. Each serving of Lakanto Low-Carb Pancake and Waffle Mix provides 5 grams of protein along with 11 grams of fiber. This comes in a package without any sugar and with only 55 calories and 6 grams of net carbs. The waffles are:

  • Low-carb
  • Paleo and keto-friendly
  • Gluten-free
  • Made with real cinnamon and monkfruit

Compare these facts to a plain restaurant waffle without toppings, which could have 360 calories and over 40 grams of carbohydrates, and you really do have something to celebrate. Even a small frozen waffle has 13 grams of active carbs – twice as many as in a serving of Lakanto Low-Carb Pancake and Waffle Mix.

Quick and Easy Waffles

You can make Lakanto Low-Carb Pancake and Waffle Mix in minutes. Add water, egg, and coconut oil, mix well, and follow the instructions on the package to get perfect waffles. After removing them from the waffle iron, you can top your waffles and serve them with your favorite sides.

Toppings and Sides

Since Lakanto Low-Carb Pancake and Waffle Mix has such low counts, you can serve your waffles with toppings or sides and still fit your waffle treat into a weight loss meal plan. You can top your waffle with:

You can also serve it with sides such as eggs or vegetarian breakfast sausage for a filling, diet-friendly meal.

Another option is to give your waffles a savory slant for a change of pace. You can top them with baked tomatoes or mushrooms, spinach cooked with pumpkin, or melted cheese.

Waffles Anytime

You do not need to wait for a special Sunday brunch to have waffles since these are so quick and easy, not to mention friendly for your waistline. Each bag of Lakanto Low-Carb Pancake and Waffle Mix has 17 servings so you can make enough for the whole family. What a way to celebrate National Waffle Day!

Beef Snacks for Healthy Weight Loss at The BariatricPal Store

Beef Snacks for Healthy Weight Loss at The BariatricPal Store 0

Snacks can make or break your diet. They need to be high enough in protein to reduce hunger, and low enough in calories and carbohydrates to keep away extra cravings and pounds. At the same time, they need to be tasty enough to satisfy, because everyone needs a treat now and again. With Aufschnitt Kosher Beef Sticks, you can have your treat every day.

Perfect Protein Package

Each of the Aufschnitt Kosher Beef Sticks has 7 to 8 grams of protein per 1-ounce serving, and each package has 1.5 servings. That means you can get 11 to 12 grams of protein wherever you are, just by opening the package. They have 70 calories per serving and less than 1 gram of sugar. For peace of mind, know that they are free from gluten, cancer-causing nitrites, and artery-clogging trans fats. Plus, they are kosher, having met the strictest standards for process.

Flavors to Love

Aufschnitt Kosher Beef Sticks are made from the highest-quality beef and real spices. You can taste the love that goes into each small batch made in the European tradition. The Variety Pack has five flavors to look forward to each day.

  • Original with the perfect blend of spices including coriander and nutmeg.
  • Spicy to keep things interesting.
  • Garlic with chicken and beef to create a hearty treat.
  • Cracked Black Pepper with a kick and a familiar taste.
  • Italian with the taste of fennel and other Italian spices to taste like the favorite sausage.

Aufschnitt Kosher Sticks also come in Island Teriyaki, Spicy Chocolate, and Cranberry flavors. They come in 12-packs and 24-packs, or you can try one stick at a time.

Meaty Snacks and Meals

Aufschnitt Kosher Beef Sticks are ready to eat and portable, so you can take them anywhere and eat them anytime. Store some in the car, in your purse, in your desk, and in your backpack or gym bag so a protein fix is always on hand. You can have them with fruit or raw veggies for extra fiber, or with cottage cheese or yogurt for extra protein.

Did you know that you can also use Aufschnitt Kosher Beef Sticks in meals? Try soaking them before dicing them and adding them to scrambled eggs, soups, or casseroles. You can even use Aufschnitt Kosher Beef Sticks in pasta sauce or as a topping for salads.

Great taste and great nutrition combine to make great choices for weight loss. Aufschnitt Kosher Beef Sticks offer both. Give them a try and check out all the snack choices at The BariatricPal Store!

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread: A Weight Loss Wonder

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread: A Weight Loss Wonder 0

Some food ads can make your weight loss diet seem a bit burdensome. Take those commercials for chocolate hazelnut spread, for example. Everyone in the family gets to enjoy sweet, creamy spread on goodies such as waffles and bagels. If you wish you could have the same delight, but are too dedicated to your weight loss program to consider the full-sugar version, consider sugar-free Nekstella Chocolate Hazelnut Spread.

Real Ingredients

Did you know that the first two ingredients of regular “hazelnut” spread are sugar and palm oil? That is a little bit off-putting. The main ingredients of Nekstella Chocolate Hazelnut Spread are unsweetened chocolate and hazelnuts. It contains coconut oil, not hydrogenated palm oil, and natural monkfruit instead of sugar or artificial sweeteners. You are what you eat, and it is good to be Nekstella Chocolate Hazelnut Spread.

An Unbelievable Treat

It may seem too good to be true that Nekstella Chocolate Hazelnut Spread is allowed on your diet, but it is low-carb and sugar-free, while regular spread has over 20 grams of sugar. Plus, it is all-natural. It has 130 calories per 2-tablespoon serving, which is 35% fewer calories than regular spread or peanut butter and an easier amount to fit into your meal plan.

Fantastic Fiber

Nekstella Chocolate Hazelnut Spread has a whopping 12 grams of dietary fiber, which can help you stay full for longer. Dietary fiber helps prevent blood sugar spikes and dips, and may help lower cholesterol. It is also a boon for healthy digestion.

Your Imagination Is the Limit

How will you use Nekstella Chocolate Hazelnut Spread? Try it however you want for breakfast, snack, or dessert. We suggest it:

  • As a dip for apples, strawberries, or banana.
  • Spread onto waffles made with Low-Carb Baking Mix.
  • On Protein Bread or toast.
  • As a filling between Protein Pancakes.
  • Mixed into whole grain or Protein Oatmeal.
  • In a smoothie with banana and tofu.

Nekstella Chocolate Hazelnut Spread comes in creamy and crunchy varieties. Each jar is 11 or 16 ounces. You can also choose the Variety Pack with both types. However you choose to eat it, Nekstella Chocolate Hazelnut Spread can help keep your meal plan sweet and fun while you lose weight.

Right Size, Right Taste Protein Bar

Right Size, Right Taste Protein Bar 0

Heads up if you are trying to lose weight while eating great. A new protein bar is in the house. At least, Detour Lower Sugar Snack Size Protein Bars are now at The BariatricPal Store. They are the right size if you need something a little smaller, and they are so sweet without being sugary. Let us introduce you to Detour Lower Sugar Snack Size Protein Bars!

A Package of Whey Protein

Protein is a valuable commodity in weight loss. It delays hunger after a meal and supports lean muscle mass, but some weight loss surgery patients and other dieters are always on the hunt for more. Detour Lower Sugar Snack Size Protein Bars deliver a tidy 15 grams of protein. That is the amount in 2 ounces of a protein food such as tuna or chicken. What’s more is that the protein in Detour Lower Sugar Snack Size Protein Bars mostly comes from whey – a high-quality and highly digestible source.

Irresistible Flavors

Detour Lower Sugar Snack Size Protein Bars come in irresistible flavors. Thankfully, there is no need to resist them. So just what can you look forward to?

  • Peanut Butter Cream: sticky peanut butter and sweet caramel surrounded with a creamy chocolate coating made with real chocolate.
  • Chocolate Chip Caramel: milk chocolate chips and sweet caramel surrounded with a creamy chocolate coating made with real chocolate.
  • Caramel Peanut: seasoned peanuts and sweet caramel surrounded with a creamy chocolate coating made with real chocolate.

Are you having trouble deciding? Do you want them all? We understand! Actually, we predicted it! That’s why we put together the 9-bar Variety Pack with 3 of each flavor.

Sweeter without So Much Sugar

It is easier to enjoy a sweet treat when it does not come with a side of guilt. Detour Lower Sugar Snack Size Protein Bars have 1 cool gram of added sugars. They have 170 calories and 3 grams of net carbs, and 1 to 2 grams of fiber to increase fullness. That means your meal plan can probably handle them!

Guiltless Snack or Dessert

Detour Lower Sugar Snack Size Protein Bars are designed to be the right size for a snack or nutritious dessert. Keep them in your pantry, car, gym bag, and desk drawer for a boost any time. Of course, we will not tell if you choose to start your day with a Detour Lower Sugar Snack Size Protein Bar because it tastes so good!

Detour Lower Sugar Snack Size Protein Bars come in single bars and boxes of 9 bars. You can also try the other Detour Protein Bars in different sizes and varieties.

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