Nutrition For

Weight Loss Surgery

Our Recipes

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...

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...

Banana, Peach & Vanilla Smoothie

Banana, Peach & Vanilla Smoothie

Makes 2 cups 1 banana, peeled 1 fresh peach or 4 tinned peach quarters, drained 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons vanilla yoghurt 1 tablespoons whey protein isolate powder (we stock our favourite in our online store) 5 ice cubes Roughly chop fruit and place in blender with...

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...

Berry Tarts

Berry Tarts

150g almond meal 1/2 cup coconut 8 - 10 dates 2 tablespoons cacao 2 scoops of whey protein isolate powder (we stock our favourite in our online store) Greek Yoghurt Raspberries To make the base, combine all ingredients except yoghurt and raspberries in a food...

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For in person, phone or Skype consultations with a Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery dietitian, phone the SA Group of Specialists rooms on (08) 8359 2411

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Adelaide Obesity Surgery
Level 1, 270 Wakefield St
Adelaide SA 5000
Australia

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Kensington Park SA 5068
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