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Bariatrics Recipe Corner: Liquids for Thanksgiving Day…Try this!

November 18, 2019

Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

So here it is Thanksgiving and you are on an all liquid post-op diet for two weeks. Thanks to our friends at Bariatric Advantage, here is a recipe for liquid pumpkin pie!!

Bariatric Advantage Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake


  • 1 Scoop Bariatric Advantage- Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 Cup of Skim Milk
  • ½ Cup Canned Pumpkin
  • ½ of a Banana
  • A pinch of Cinnamon


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend on high speed for 1 minute.

Tips for you: For creamier and thicker shakes, use a frozen banana or reduce milk and add additional ice cubes.

We hope you enjoy and Happy Thanksgiving!

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