Tomato, mushroom and pancetta skewers

This is a great flavoursome addition for any summer bbq or even for your Christmas lunch.  Ingredients 6 thin slices pancetta, halved 12 cup mushrooms 2 x 250g punnets cocktail truss tomatoes Cooking spray 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons finely chopped tarragon Method Fold each piece of…

Chargrilled eggplant & tomato salad

This is a great salad that requires little preparation and only takes 15 minutes to cook. A delicious but simple salad to bring along to a summer BBQ or even Christmas lunch. Ingredients 2 eggplants, thickly sliced lengthways 2 teaspoons cajun seasoning 350grams mixed medley tomatoes halved 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 tablespoon extra…

Breakfast Protein Pancakes

Quick and easy high protein breakfast pancakes. These are delicious to make if you feel like having something a little more indulgent for breakfast.  Ingredients 2 egg whites 2 tablespoons coconut flour 1/4 cup low-fat protein yogurt, such as YoPro 25g of your favorite vanilla protein powder 1/2 teaspoon baking powder low-fat cooking spray Method…

Ham and Vegetable Tortilla

Suitable for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. This is a quick meal to throw together with the use of leftover vegetables. You can omit the ham if you are a vegetarian and replace with mushrooms or even 100grams of tofu.  Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 medium red onion, sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 medium…

Chickpea, roasted capsicum & sweet potato salad

A quick and easy salad to make when you have left over roast vegetables from the night before.  Ingredients 4 cups leftover roasted vegetables (such as sweet potato, capsicum, zucchini) 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 x 400g cans no-added-salt chickpeas, rinsed, drained 100g baby spinach 50g reduced-fat…

Patient Success Story: Scott

We are delighted to feature Scott’s amazing weight loss journey this month on our bariatric blog! “From the very first consultation with Dr Adib, I felt completely at ease, and knew he was the right doctor for me – as well as being surrounded by a very professional team.  I have had next to no…

Vegetarian Tikka Masala

A delicious and simple vegetarian meal for lunch or dinner. This is a great recipe for when you’re in a hurry. If you would prefer to add meat you could include chicken or substitute it for the pumpkin.  Ingredients 1/2 cup tikka masala curry paste 800g kent pumpkin, seeded and cut into pieces 1 cauliflower…

How do I access my superannuation?

This is one of the most commonly asked questions to our clinic. Applying to access superannuation is one of the ways that many patients fund their bariatric procedure without having to take out a loan from the bank. Unfortunately it is not guaranteed that everyone will be approved to access their superannuation for a bariatric…