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!
- 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