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…

Chicken and Vegetable Casserole

Casseroles are a delicious meal to make ahead of time and freeze into portions. In addition this is the perfect meal for those who enjoy meal prep for the busy week ahead. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 600 grams chicken thigh fillets, quartered 1 red onion, chopped 2 large carrots, peeled, halved & thickly sliced…

Patient Success Story: Keira & Arron

We are delighted to feature Keira and Arron this month on our bariatric blog. This incredible couple decided to go through their weight loss journey together. We couldn’t be prouder of their results. They both underwent the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in October 2018, two weeks apart. Keira is 155cm tall with her highest weight at…

Lime and Coconut Poached Fish

Poaching is an easy and quick way to enjoy your favourite fish. This method of cooking keeps the fish moist and full of flavour. This dish serves 4-6 people so it’s best to be made for a lunch or dinner party with friends and family.  Ingredients 1 cup reduced-fat coconut milk 1 long green chilli,…

Almond and Mixed Seed Porridge

This is a great high fibre, low kilojoule and low sugar porridge recipe. Perfect for a quick breakfast or lunch on the go and easy to make at work. This could even be made the night before and heated up in the morning. Ingredients 1/2 cup quick oats 3/4 cup almond milk 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon…