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Book Review: Get Back On Track After Your Weight Loss Surgery

Book Review: Get Back On Track After Your Weight Loss Surgery

We have heard it so many times before. "If only they had operated on my brain at the same time they were operating on my stomach!" A lot can be said about the 'head battles' after weight loss surgery and as dietitians, we are well aware this is not something we are...

Slow Roasted Tomatoes

Slow Roasted Tomatoes

The perfect, prepare ahead side dish that is oh so good! I use these super sweet tomatoes as a delicious addition to salads, as a cracker topper with ricotta or cottage cheese or even stirred through some pasta. You don’t need to stress about exact cooking times or...

Do We REALLY Need to Talk About Chewing, AGAIN?

Do We REALLY Need to Talk About Chewing, AGAIN?

Are you comfortable when you eat? By comfortable, we mean free of any pain or discomfort. Most people will need to alter how they eat to eat all foods comfortably after surgery. Most of us eat too quickly, take big bites, don’t chew enough – the list goes on. If you...

Mixed Vegetable Soup

Mixed Vegetable Soup

This recipe is great when preparing for surgery and following a Very Low Energy Diet (VLED) or Meal Replacement Program. Based on low energy vegetables (or 'free vegetables') it can be used as a meal or snack in addition to your meal replacement product to help fill...

How to Pack a Weight Loss Surgery Friendly Lunch

How to Pack a Weight Loss Surgery Friendly Lunch

Mornings are typically a hectic time in most households. The snooze button on the alarm is tempting and time seems to slip away with all jobs to do before you head off to work. Too often, thinking ahead and planning a good lunch is not part of the busy morning...

Overnight Oats with Berries and Greek Yoghurt

Overnight Oats with Berries and Greek Yoghurt

Makes 4 serves ½ cup oats 3 tablespoons of whey protein isolate powder (we stock our favourite in our online store) 1 grated apple 1 cup milk ½ cup water 1 tablespoon chia seeds 4 tablespoons almond meal ½ teaspoon cinnamon Combine ingredients and divide between four...

Getting Started with Weight Loss Surgery Course

Getting Started with Weight Loss Surgery Course

Are you about to embark on the weight loss surgery journey and can feel the nerves setting in? Does the thought of the pre surgery diet make you feel sick, before you have even started? Do you wonder what is really reasonable to expect after weight loss...

The Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery Meal Plans

The Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery Meal Plans

We developed our Weight Loss Surgery Meal Plans in response to an overwhelming number of requests for them both in our one on one work with clients and in our online support network. People would often ask us, “What exactly should I be eating after weight loss...

Mushroom & Rocket Mountain Bread Quiche

Mushroom & Rocket Mountain Bread Quiche

Makes 4 small serves Oil spray 2 slices of mountain bread** 200g mushrooms 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 cloves of garlic, crushed Handful of rocket, roughly chopped 2 spring onions, finely chopped ½ cup smooth ricotta ½ cup milk 6 eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons Parmesan...

Product Review: Formulite

Product Review: Formulite

It is not often we get ‘excited’ about a protein shake, but when Formulite hit the market it really grabbed our attention and has quickly become our ‘product of choice’. Formulite is not hard to recommend, with its incredible nutritional profile and its focus on...

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