Fluids Post Lap Band Surgery

Super strawberry milkshake

Super strawberry milkshake

Lap Band Dietitian, Helen Bauzon recommendation to make healthier and or more band friendly highlighted in red. Ingredients • 250g strawberries, hulled, halved • 1 1/2 cups skim milk • 170g tub reduced-fat strawberry yoghurt • 2 tablespoons honey (or(…)

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Strawberry & coconut milkshakes

Strawberry & coconut milkshakes

Lap Band Dietitian, Helen Bauzon recommendation to make healthier and or more band friendly highlighted in red.   Ingredients • 250g punnet strawberries, hulled • 1/2 cup (125ml) coconut cream (replace with carnation evaporated skim coconut milk) • 250ml vanilla(…)

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Strawberry & banana smoothies

Strawberry & banana smoothies

Ingredients • 1 x 250g punnet strawberries, hulled, washed • 2 overripe bananas, coarsely chopped • 750ml (3 cups) milk • 260g (1 cup) vanilla-flavoured yoghurt   Method Step 1 Place half the strawberries, banana, milk and yoghurt in the(…)

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Roasted pumpkin soup

Roasted pumpkin soup

Lap Band Dietitian, Helen Bauzon recommendation to make healthier and or more band friendly highlighted in red. Ingredients • 2/3 quantity Roasted pumpkin and garlic (see related recipe) • 20g butter or margarine or oil • 1 medium leek, trimmed,(…)

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Peach, pear & fresh ginger smoothies

Peach, pear & fresh ginger smoothies

Ingredients • 1 cup (250ml) pear juice • 3 peaches, stones removed, cut into small chunks • 2 tbs thick Greek-style yoghurt • 1 banana, sliced • 1 tsp finely grated fresh ginger   Method Step 1 Place all ingredients(…)

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Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi

Lap Band Dietitian, Helen Bauzon recommendation to make healthier and or more band friendly highlighted in red.   Ingredients • 500ml milk • 250g honey-flavoured yoghurt (consider using plain low fat yoghurt to lower calories) • 500g frozen mango, chopped(…)

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Jungle juice

Jungle juice

Lap Band Dietitian, Helen Bauzon recommendation to make healthier and or more band friendly highlighted in red.   Ingredients • 1/2 medium (750g) pineapple, peeled, cut into 2cm cubes • 750ml bottle soda water, chilled • 2 cups orange juice,(…)

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Frozen fresh fruit drink

Frozen fresh fruit drink

Lap Band Dietitian, Helen Bauzon recommendation to make healthier and or more band friendly highlighted in red. Ingredients • 1/4 seedless watermelon, peeled • 500g strawberries, hulled • 4 yellow peaches, stones removed • lemonade or soda water, to serve(…)

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Fresh strawberry milkshake

Fresh strawberry milkshake

Ingredients • 2 cups reduced-fat milk • 2 large scoops strawberry frozen yoghurt • 250g strawberries, hulled, halved Method Step 1 Blend milk, frozen yoghurt and strawberries together until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses. Serve. Source: Super Food Ideas –(…)

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Cauliflower soup

Cauliflower soup

Lap Band Dietitian, Helen Bauzon recommendation to make healthier and or more band friendly highlighted in red.   Ingredients • 1 tablespoon olive oil • 1 large brown onion, chopped • 2 garlic cloves, crushed • 1 head (1.3kg) cauliflower,(…)

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