Fluids Post Lap Band and Sleeve Surgery

Summer punch

ngredients: • 1/2 honeydew melon, seeds removed • 3 Australian Breakfast tea bags (or use your favourite black tea) • 1/4 cup (55g) caster sugar • 1L (4 cups) pineapple juice • 3 cups (750ml) ginger ale • 2 cups (500ml) white rum (optional) • 4 mint sprigs, plus extra...

White Bean and Prosciutto Soup

Ingredients 2 x 400g cans rinsed and drained cannellini beans 2 peeled and chopped potatoes 6 cups chicken stock 1 crushed garlic clove 3 sprigs thyme salt and cracked black pepper 6 slices prosciutto,vitamized   Method Step 1 Place cannellini beans, potatoes,...

Banana Milk Shake

Ingredients 2 cups skim milk 200g tub reduced-fat natural yoghurt 1 large banana, chopped 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence   Method Step 1 Blend milk, yoghurt, banana and vanilla together until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses. Serve.

Curried lentil Soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, chopped 2 tablespoons korma curry paste 2 cups dried split red lentils, rinsed, drained 6 cups vegetable or chicken stock 1 cup light coconut milk 1/3 cup coriander leaves, chopped warmed naan bread, to serve  ...

Berry Thickshake

Ingredients 300g frozen mixed berries or 200g fresh strawberries 2 cups low fat milk 4 large scoops of berry-flavoured frozen yoghurt Method Step 1 Place berries in a blender. Add milk and scoops frozen yoghurt. Blend until smooth. Step 2 Divide among tall serving...

Banana Energizer Drink

Ingredients 2 cups reduced fat milk 200g tub 99% fat-free banana yoghurt 2 medium ripe bananas, peeled, halved 2 tbs honey 2 tbs wheatgerm   Method Step 1, Place milk, yoghurt, bananas, honey and wheatgerm in a blender. Step 2, Blend on high speed for 30 seconds...