Stage 3 - Savory Breakfast Shake

As you transition into Stage 3 of the post-surgery meal plan (3 to 4 weeks after surgery) and you are able to tolerate blended and pureed foods, try out this recipe!

Servings 1 to 2 servings (1 serving = ¼ to 1/2 cup)



  • cooking spray
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons low- or reduced-fat shredded cheese melted
  • 1/4 cup cooked spinach or other preferred vegetable



  • Lightly coat skillet with cooking spray and place over medium high heat. Pour egg whites into skillet and cook to desired firmness.
  • Place cooked eggs, cheese, and cooked spinach into a blender. Cover and process until well blended. Consistency of smoothie should be liquid and able to go through a straw (but don't use a straw), no chunks. Strain if needed.


Calories: 47 | Total Protein: 9g | Total Carbs: 0.8g | Total Fat: 0.6g