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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...

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 rice240g smoked or cooked salmon, sliced (or in my house, Sirena Chilli Tuna, drained)1 carrot, cut into match sticks1...

Berries & Cream Breakfast Muffins

Berries & Cream Breakfast Muffins

Makes 12 ½ cup coconut flour½ cup almond meal1 cup rolled oats1 teaspoon baking powder30g hemp seeds3 large eggs2 tablespoons honey (optional)1 small tub Chobani raspberry yoghurt¼ cup milk½ cup apple purée1 cup frozen mixed berries6 teaspoons Philadelphia ‘protein’...

Middle Eastern Lamb

Middle Eastern Lamb

Makes 4 cups 2 teaspoons oil1 onion, sliced1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon ground cumin400g lamb, trimmed of fat, diced2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped1 tablespoon lemon rind, finely grated1 cup salt reduced beef stock400g no added salt, chopped tinned tomatoes1...

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 oats3 tablespoons of whey protein isolate powder (we stock our favourite in our online store)1 grated apple1 cup milk½ cup water1 tablespoon chia seeds4 tablespoons almond meal½ teaspoon cinnamon Combine ingredients and divide between four jars....

Bocconcini Filled Mediterranean Meatballs

Bocconcini Filled Mediterranean Meatballs

Makes 20 small meatballs 500g lean beef mince1 cup multigrain breadcrumbs6 cherry tomatoes, finely diced40g chargrilled red capsicum, finely diced2 tablespoons basil, chopped2 tablespoons tomato relish1 eggSalt and pepper to taste5 mini bocconcini balls, cut into...

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...

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