Bariatric Peanut Butter Cheesecake Shake (Suitable for Pre/Post Op Surgery)


This low calorie peanut butter cheesecake protein shake is sugar-free, gluten-free, and is a suitable bariatric shake for post-op gastric sleeve surgery.  Delight in the taste of a decadent liquidfied protein peanut butter cheesecake without all the unhealthy ingredients that come with the regular donut! Made with just five simple ingredients, this peanut butter cheesecake shake packs over 23 grams of protein  and is only 149 calories per serving- doctor and nutritionist approved  to ensure you get your nutrition during recovery from gastric bypass- one delicious and healthy peanut butter shake at a time. 


Are you in the midst of weight loss surgery? Have you just had surgery and are looking for an easy to make, delicious recipe that can be served pre- or post-op? Or are you one of those people that's looking for a healthier alternative to pumpkin pie? Regardless of your reason, we believe this Bariatric Pumpkin Cupcake Protein Shake might be perfect for you!

This peanut butter cheesecake protein milkshake is a delicious addition to the diet of any gastric bypass patient. So, why not indulge while you're in the hospital or in recovery at home? It's the perfect way to get some of your favorite flavors back on your palate and lose weight. 

What protein shakes can I have after gastric sleeve?

Doctors and health professionals alike recommend Protein Milkshake as it aligns with the universal recommendation for a post-op liquid diet after gastric bypass surgery. As a guideline, it is a key requirement the first week post-op recovery that all bariatric patients follow a liquid diet. Protein Milkshake's organic protein powder and vegan protein powder consists of the requirements needed for your liquid diet, containing 22 grams of protein per serving, and has no unhealthy additives or sugars. 

Can I have protein shakes after gastric bypass?

In the first several months of post-op gastric sleeve surgery, a full liquid diet must be followed, which is why most health professionals will recommend liquid protein supplements, especially protein powders, as a bariatric protein milk shake will give you the nutritional value you need in order to meet your nutrition needs daily. Liquid protein supplements such as shakes and powders are the easiest to take in right after surgery. After the first two to three months (timeline depends on your doctor) you can incorporate traditional protein and food back into your diet- however, many of our bariatric and gastric sleeve customers continue to use Protein Milkshake as a meal replacement twice a day as it is an easy and convenient source of protein and nutrition.   

How many protein shakes a day after gastric sleeve?

Nutritionists recommend five to six protein shakes a day- taken in small sips throughout the day to keep you full and ensure you are meeting your nutritional needs. Click here to access a recommended full liquid diet bariatric weight loss meal plan to ensure you stay on track of your health goals. 


What happens if you don't get enough protein after bariatric surgery?

If you do not eat an adequate amount of protein daily, you may lose muscle. Losing muscle mass can slow down metabolism, therefore decreasing your strength and affecting your ability to meet your weight loss goals. Protein Milkshake is favored as a bariatric protein powder for weight loss as it not only serves a meal replacement, but it is convinient and a delicious way to ensure you meet your weight loss goals.


How can I increase my protein intake after bariatric surgery?

You can increase your protein intake after bariatric surgery through the use of bariatric protein shakes using Protein Milkshake's vegan or organic grass-fed protein powder. It is optimal to drink a bariatric milkshake using Protein Milkshake six times a day to ensure you are getting enough protein on your liquid diet. 


  • This bariatric shake recipe only calls for four ingredients plus ice- and then you got yourself a taste of coveted sugar donuts in as low as five minutes! 
  • Includes twenty-two grams of protein to leave you full and satisfied for hours. 
  • Is low calorie, low carb, and nutrient-enriched- created with the perfect vanilla milkshake protein powder base. 
  • Is recommended by health professionals using Protein Milkshake organic or vegan protein powder for the high protein content (22 grams) and the use of no artificial sweeteners. Protein Milkshake is sweetened with naturally derived stevia which makes Protein Milkshake the best bariatric weight loss powder for women.  


Bariatric Peanut Butter Cheesecake Shake Recipe 

• 1 serving Protein Milkshake Cupcake Batter Organic Protein Powder

• 1 cup plant milk 

• 1 tablespoon Greek or coconut yogurt

• 1 teaspoon PB2 (powdered peanut butter)

• 1/2 cup ice



  1. Combine your Protein Milkshake Organic Protein Powder, yogurt, and PB2 to a blender.
  2. Add ice and blend!
  3. Optional: Top with homemade whipped cream and enjoy!
Featured Ingredient

Bariatric Peanut Butter Cheesecake Shake Nutrition 

Protein: 23g

Carbs: 4g

Calories: 149

Fat: 4g

How can I speed up weight loss after gastric sleeve?

You can speed up weight loss after gastric sleeve surgery by combining the use of Protein Milkshake and making sure you have a support system set in place to avoid returning to bad eating habits. If needing support through your journey, you can follow Protein Milkshake on IG as we post daily motivation to ensure you stay on track of your goals. Send us a DM if this blog is what introduced you to Protein Milkshake, we would love to meet and support you! 

Can I drink almond milk after gastric sleeve?

Almond milk or any type of plant milk is recommended on a bariatric diet as long as it is skimmed or diluted using the 1:1 ratio. A main component to protein shakes is using plant milk as a base, however you can also make the protein shakes using water instead of milk.   


If you loved this recipe, here are a few more recommended recipes:

1) Bariatric Pecan Pie Shake 

2) Bariatric Banana Chocolate Cupcake Shake 

3) Bariatric Lemon Meringue Protein Shake 

4) Bariatric Pumpkin Cupcake Protein Shake 


If you try this bariatric peanut butter protein shake recipe, be sure to leave a comment  letting us know how they turn out! Your feedback is so helpful here at Protein Milkshake and for other Protein Milkshake readers who are looking for weight loss drinks!


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