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…

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…

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…

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…

San Choy Bau

Who doesn’t love a quick and easy meal that you can prepare for dinner. This recipe is great for families and dinner parties. This is also a great recipe for patients to make who are being more discreet following their bariatric procedure.  Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic (crushed) 2 cm piece ginger…

Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Treat yourself to this delicious spicy roasted pumpkin soup. This recipe is perfect for a cool autumn day and is quick and easy to make. Ingredients 500g pumpkin, cut into 3cm-thick slices (can use any type of pumpkin) 1 small onion, diced  1 medium carrot, diced  1 garlic clove, crushed  1/2 teaspoon Moroccan spice mix…

Smoky slow-cooked pulled chicken

A new quick and easy meal preparation to help our bariatric patients in their busy week. Meal preparation is key to a successful weight loss journey. Ingredients 500g chicken breast 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon ground coriander 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 cup of low sodium chicken broth Method…