Spaghetti Squash – Post-Weight Loss Surgery Meal Idea

Medically Reviewed by Katelyn J. Mock, US-Registered Dietician (R.D.)

Here is a great and healthier alternative to carb-laden pasta for people who’ve had gastric sleeve, bypass, and other weight-loss surgeries.

Benefits for People Who’ve had Bariatric Surgery

Spaghetti Squash is a great alternative for pasta because it is not as starchy. It has fewer calories. It has a good amount of vegetable servings and is better tolerated. It doesn’t sit as heavy in your stomach or your pouch.

  • Depending on the size of yours, you can roast it anywhere from half an hour to 45 minutes.
  • Essentially what you do is just scratch it with your folk to take out the “noodles”.

And there you go! One quick meal for you that is post-surgery approved.

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