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Eggs in Sauce

Eggs in Sauce

Makes 4 small serves 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 cups tomato passata or tomato based pasta sauce 8 eggs Oregano, to taste Freshly ground black pepper   Heat olive oil in a frying pan. Add onions and garlic and sauté until onions are...

Our All Inclusive Online Support Program

Our All Inclusive Online Support Program

Are you about to embark on the weight loss surgery journey and need extra guidance and support? Would you like to connect with others who are traveling the same path as you? Are you sitting on the sidelines in the other so called ‘support groups’,...

Poke Bowls

Poke Bowls

With something to please everyone, these Poke Bowls have become a regular feature of our family menu. Makes 4 small serves 1 1/3 cups cooked brown rice 240g smoked or cooked salmon, sliced (or in my house, Sirena Chilli Tuna, drained) 1 carrot, cut into match sticks 1...

How To Choose a Weight Loss Surgery Friendly Breakfast Cereal

How To Choose a Weight Loss Surgery Friendly Breakfast Cereal

Enter the breakfast cereal aisle of any supermarket and the choice is overwhelming. Many varieties are sugar laden, highly refined and lack any significant nutritional value. However don’t be disheartened. In amongst the not so healthy options are some fantastic...

Berries & Cream Breakfast Muffins

Berries & Cream Breakfast Muffins

Makes 12 ½ cup coconut flour ½ cup almond meal 1 cup rolled oats 1 teaspoon baking powder 30g hemp seeds 3 large eggs 2 tablespoons honey (optional) 1 small tub Chobani raspberry yoghurt ¼ cup milk ½ cup apple purée 1 cup frozen mixed berries 6 teaspoons Philadelphia...

How Often Should I be Eating After Weight Loss Surgery?

How Often Should I be Eating After Weight Loss Surgery?

Over time you will have heard many different views on how often, or when you should eat. Three meals per day, six small meals, not after 8pm – all of which may have some merit. What we do no for sure is that there is no 'one size fits all' answer to how often or...

Middle Eastern Lamb

Middle Eastern Lamb

Makes 4 cups 2 teaspoons oil 1 onion, sliced 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cumin 400g lamb, trimmed of fat, diced 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped 1 tablespoon lemon rind, finely grated 1 cup salt reduced beef stock 400g no added salt, chopped tinned...

Satisfied versus Full – How Do You Know?

Satisfied versus Full – How Do You Know?

Prior to having weight loss surgery, our clients talk about wanting to ‘feel full’ after eating. It may surprise you that eating until full should not be your goal after weight loss surgery. But isn’t that why you would have surgery, to feel full after eating less...

Asparagus and Cauliflower Salad 

Asparagus and Cauliflower Salad 

Prior to weight loss surgery, many surgeons will ask you to follow a meal replacement program to help shrink the size of your liver. It makes the surgery easier for them, hence safer for you. For some time, Optifast has been one of the most common meal replacements...

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