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Product Review: Bulla High Protein Cottage Cheese

Product Review: Bulla High Protein Cottage Cheese

Looking for a protein filled way to mix up your favourite cracker toppings or wrap fillings? The Bulla High Protein Cottage Cheese may be just what you need. NFWLS Dietitian Jen road tested the product and shares her thoughts below. What is in it?Skim milk, cream,...

Three Cheese Wonton Cups

Three Cheese Wonton Cups

10 thin wonton wrappers (I used Shanghai wonton skins) 4 eggs 2 tablespoons smooth ricotta 20g Parmesan cheese, grated 40g cheddar cheese, grated 40g ham, shredded 4 cherry tomatoes, diced 1 small handful spinach, shredded. Pre heat oven to 180°C. Place wonton...

The Traffic Light Method of Monitoring

The Traffic Light Method of Monitoring

The Traffic Light Method of Monitoring You have had weight loss surgery for a reason and you want to be able to see the benefits. Therefore, some form of monitoring is important. However, it is important that way you monitor yourself is useful and effective in helping...

‘Cheeseburger‘ Meatballs

‘Cheeseburger‘ Meatballs

Makes 20 small meatballs Makes 10 small patties 500g lean beef mince 1 cup multigrain breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons tomato relish 1 tablespoon mild American mustard 2 eggs Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Roll into walnut sized balls or small patties. Place...

Five Top Tips to Navigate Eating Out Following Weight Loss Surgery

Five Top Tips to Navigate Eating Out Following Weight Loss Surgery

Five Top Tips to Navigate Eating Out Following Weight Loss SurgeryEating out after weight loss surgery is something that does not need to be avoided. It is still possible to enjoy these special moments with friends and family - this is a normal part of our social...

Constipation and Weight Loss Surgery

Constipation and Weight Loss Surgery

Constipation and Weight Loss SurgeryWhilst not uncommon following weight loss surgery, is not something we tend to feel comfortable in speaking about. It is however important to feel you can speak freely about this topic to your dietitian and bariatric GP, as it is an...

The Funnel Effect

The Funnel Effect

The Funnel Effect So often we talk about the importance of separating food and fluid following surgery and are met with confused looks. It seems a strange concept to many of you who have been eating and drinking together for years. To demonstrate exactly why we...

Zucchini Slice

Zucchini Slice

A handy little snack that is planned, purposeful and protein packed!

Eating Rules of Engagement

Eating Rules of Engagement

The Eating Rules of Engagement“Do you eat your meals at the table?” seemed like a simple question, but it really prompted some fascinating and insightful discussion when asked in our Online Support group. People were eating in their cars, at their work desk, in front...

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