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Bariatric Recipe Corner: Apricot Glazed Ham

July 09, 2019

The following is a great and tasty option for bariatric patients or those considering bariatric surgery. Give this simple recipe a try today!

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Apricot Glazed Ham


  • 4 lbs cooked lean ham
  • 2 cups diet ginger ale
  • ½ cup Walden Farms Calorie Free Apricot Fruit Spread
  • ¼ cup brown sugar Splenda for Baking
  • 3 tbsp Walden Farms Calorie Free Honey Dijon Dressing
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • Whole cloves


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Insert cloves about ¼ inch deep into ham.
  3. Place ham on rack in roasting pan.
  4. Pour diet ginger ale into pan.
  5. Cover loosely with foil. Bake for 1 hour.
  6. Mix all remaining ingredients in bowl, brush mixture over ham.
  7. Bake uncovered 1 ½ hours.

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