Nutrition For

Weight Loss Surgery

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bocconcini Filled Mediterranean Meatballs

Bocconcini Filled Mediterranean Meatballs

Makes 20 small meatballs 500g lean beef mince 1 cup multigrain breadcrumbs 6 cherry tomatoes, finely diced 40g chargrilled red capsicum, finely diced 2 tablespoons basil, chopped 2 tablespoons tomato relish 1 egg Salt and pepper to taste 5 mini bocconcini balls, cut...

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...

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