Nutrition For

Weight Loss Surgery

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Pulse Pasta with Smashed Tomato, Bocconcini and Basil

Pulse Pasta with Smashed Tomato, Bocconcini and Basil

1-2 weight loss surgery serves (depending on your capacity) 60g San Remo Pulse Spaghetti (dry weight) 8 – 10 cherry tomatoes (smashed) Handful or basil, torn 40g baby bocconcini, halved Salt and pepper to taste Prepare pasta as per packet directions. Combine smashed...

‘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...

Black Rice Salad

Black Rice Salad

This super quick, nutrient packed salad makes a perfect weight loss surgery side dish and works well as an accompaniment to fish or chicken. Makes 8 serves 125g cooked black rice (I used one packet of Coles instant black rice) ¼ red capsicum, diced ¼ yellow capsicum,...

Tuna, Ricotta and Corn Cups

Tuna, Ricotta and Corn Cups

After making some Lasagne Muffins from her Single Serves recipe book, Justine had leftover ricotta and wonton wrappers. She decided to experiment, and I came up with these little gems. Tuna, Ricotta and Corn Cups Makes 6 cups 200g ricotta 185g tuna in spring water,...

Mango and Almond Protein Fudge Balls

Mango and Almond Protein Fudge Balls

Serves 10 ½ cup rolled oats ½ cup almonds ½ cup whey protein isolate powder (available in our online store) ½ cup dried coconut ¾ - 1 cup pitted dates 1 ripe small to medium mango 1 teaspoon vanilla paste Add oats, almonds, protein powder and coconut to a food...

Thai Inspired Chicken Meatballs

Thai Inspired Chicken Meatballs

Makes 20 small meatballs Makes 10 small patties 500g chicken breast mince 1 teaspoon red curry paste (or to taste) 1/3 cup sweet chili sauce 1 egg 1/3 cup low fat cottage cheese ¾ cup multigrain breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon reduced salt soy sauce ¼ cup coriander leaves,...

Purple Protein Smoothie

Purple Protein Smoothie

Serves 2 1 handful baby spinach ½ cup frozen blueberries ½ banana 2 teaspoons tahini 2 scoops Formulite HoneyComb protein powder (available in our online store) 1 cup milk Blend together until well combined. Serve and enjoy! Nutrition information (per serve):...

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...

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...

Classic Tuna Salad

Classic Tuna Salad

Makes 1½ cups 185g can of tuna in spring water, drained 2 stalks celery, strings removed and finely diced 1 gherkin, finely diced 2 teaspoons wholegrain mustard 1 tablespoon dill, chopped 2 tablespoons mayonnaise Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix until well...

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