Meal 2 and 3

Barley Risotto – Thermomix Recipes

Ingredients  350g Pearl Barley (soaked overnight in cold water) 1 Leek, roughly chopped 1 tbsp vegetable concentrate or chicken stock 900g water 100g white wine Sea salt and cracked black pepper to taste 50g Parmesan Cheese cubed 20g Olive Oil(…)

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Apricot Chicken – Thermomix

Ingredients: 1kg chicken thigh fillets – trimmed weight (trimmed of fat & cut into 4-5cm pieces) 1tblspn oil 120g dried apricots cut in half or three if large 400ml can apricot nectar 110 ml liquid chicken stock Packet of French(…)

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Garlic Prawns

Garlic Prawns

Ingredients 1/2 cup olive oil 4 garlic cloves, chopped 1 teaspoon chilli flakes 1 1/2 teaspoons sweet paprika 1.5kg medium green king prawns, peeled, deveined, tails intact 1 1/2 tablespoons dry sherry 1/3 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped crusty bread,(…)

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Beef and White Bean Salad

Beef and White Bean Salad

Ingredients 6 extra lean gourmet beef sausages 2 corn cobs, husks and silk removed 2 x 400g cans cannellini beans, drained, rinsed 250g cherry tomatoes, quartered 3 green onions, thinly sliced 1 Lebanese cucumber, seeded, diced 1/4 cup finely chopped(…)

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Lentils With Roasted Beetroot

Lentils With Roasted Beetroot

Ingredients bunch (1kg) beetroot, trimmed (see note) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium red onion, halved, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 400g can lentils, drained, rinsed 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 60g goat’s cheese, crumbled 1/2 cup fresh(…)

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Satay Beef Wraps

Satay Beef Wraps

This recipes can be disastrous with the Lap Band, because if you try to take a bite you will consume too much per mouthful. So all you need to do is to eat with a knife and fork to cut(…)

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Curtis’ Beef and Vegetable Lettuce Wraps

Curtis’ Beef and Vegetable Lettuce Wraps

This recipes can be disastrous with the Lap Band, because if you try to take a bite you will consume too much per mouthful. So all you need to do is to eat with a knife and fork to cut(…)

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Chilli Tofu, Eggplant and Beans

Chilli Tofu, Eggplant and Beans

Gastric Band Dietitian Helen Bauzon recommends that you make the following small modifications to the recipe to make more Lap Band appropriate: Remove the strings of the green beans cut all other food items into small amounts to consume 1(…)

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Teriyaki Tofu Salad

Teriyaki Tofu Salad

It is Helen Bauzons’ strong recommendation to make this recipe more Lap Band friendly by cutting the salad into very small pieces and chewing well. As it could be slightly on the more difficult side of managing, it is best(…)

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