Presentation on theme: "BELIEVE SUPPORT GROUP SETON HOSPITAL APR 2011 eating for life: rebuilding your kitchen after bariatric surgery."— Presentation transcript:
BELIEVE SUPPORT GROUP SETON HOSPITAL APR 2011 KITJER@SNIKTE.NET eating for life: rebuilding your kitchen after bariatric surgery
what’s happened? Mentally – Prepared, but were we? Physically – Altered our bodies, but we can overcome Socially – Changing our relationship with ourselves, and also with others Spiritually – Set a foundation to refill ourselves Emotionally – Fundamentally changing our relationship with food The kitchen, a place of comfort, of feeding ourselves spiritually, emotionally, physically – becomes distant.
taking back your space Reclaim your space Reclaim your relationship with food Reclaim your power to create Reclaim sharing food with family and friends Reclaim your right to enjoy Take the opportunity to rebuild your kitchen All local, fresh, in plan, and within your budget!
identifying your needs Key ingredients of your diet? Protein Low fat Low sugar What are the impediments? Time Costs Preparation Shopping What satisfies that need? Fish, chicken, beef, lamb, rabbit, duck, pork, protein supplements How do I get around this? Planning ahead Budgeting Alternate sources
farm to home: processors, markets, and artisans Buying meat from the farm Buying veg from the farm Buying both from local farmer’s markets Buying from a CSA Buying from Artisans Benefits - improved quality - local support - fresh ingredients - control of food source - easy to get - lower costs - bulk purchases - not over-processed
farm to home: processors, markets, and artisans Buying meat from the farm Buying veg from the farm or farmstands Buying both from local farmer’s markets Buying from Artisans Buying from a CSA (farm pickup or delivery) - Richardson Farms - Peach Creek Farms Urban Farms / Stands / Markets Boggy Creek Rain Lily Urban Roots Johnson’s Backyard Garden Aronsky Family Farm Artisans Confituras Amity Bakery Kocurek Family Charcuterie Antonelli’s Cheese JB Organics o Farmhouse Delivery (www.farmhousedelivery.com)