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Selecting Vegetarian Protein Foods

Selecting Vegetarian Protein Foods

Some meat alternatives are low in protein, making it difficult to meet your minimum daily targets. When looking for protein rich alternatives to animal protein foods, the following selection criteria can help guide you. When choosing a vegetarian protein food, look...

Mediterranean Pizza

Mediterranean Pizza

    Makes 4 small serves   4 small pita pockets2 tablespoons relish80g mozzarella cheese, grated80g feta cheese, crumbled1 tomato, sliced2 pickled artichoke hearts, sliced1⁄4 cup chargrilled red peppers sliced6 kalamata olives, sliced   Preheat oven to 180°C on grill...

Three Cheese Wonton Cups

Three Cheese Wonton Cups

10 thin wonton wrappers (I used Shanghai wonton skins)4 eggs2 tablespoons smooth ricotta20g Parmesan cheese, grated40g cheddar cheese, grated40g ham, shredded4 cherry tomatoes, diced1 small handful spinach, shredded. Pre heat oven to 180°C. Place wonton wrappers in...

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 meatballsMakes 10 small patties 500g lean beef mince1 cup multigrain breadcrumbs2 tablespoons tomato relish1 tablespoon mild American mustard2 eggs Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Roll into walnut sized balls or small patties. Place onto a...

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 does not need to be avoided. You can still enjoy these special moments with friends and family - this is a normal part of our social lives. However, the experience...

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...

Cheesy Vegetable Fritters

Cheesy Vegetable Fritters

  Makes 4 small serves (2 fritters per serve) 2 cups grated or diced vegetables as desired e.g. carrot, onion, corn, zucchini, capsicum, baby spinach.3 eggs1 cup grated tasty cheese1⁄4 cup spelt (or wholemeal) flour1 tablespoon olive oil Place all ingredients...

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