Wet and Easy

To maximize the effect of the band, it is best to eat dry and solid food to help trigger the receptor sites to tell the brain that you are satisfied. However there are times when this is difficult, hence wet and easy meals are recommended by the listed recipes.

Hearty Beef Casserole

Hearty Beef Casserole

Lap Band Dietitian Helen Bauzon has provided suggestions below (in red) to help improve the calorie content of the recipe below and to teach you how to make it more band friendly. On your plate please cut all food items(…)

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Vegetable curry

Vegetable curry

Lap Band Dietitian Helen Bauzon has provided suggestions below (in red) to help improve the calorie content of the recipe below and to teach you how to make it more band friendly.   Ingredients • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil •(…)

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Thai-style red curry pumpkin soup with prawns

Thai-style red curry pumpkin soup with prawns

Lap Band Dietitian Helen Bauzon has provided suggestions below (in red) to help improve the calorie content of the recipe below and to teach you how to make it more band friendly.   Ingredients • 2 tbsp peanut oil •(…)

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Thai red curry soup

Thai red curry soup

Lap Band Dietitian Helen Bauzon has provided suggestions to help improve the calorie content of the recipe and below and to teach how to make it more band friendly. Cut all vegetables either prior to after cooking on your plate(…)

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Carrot and chickpea soup

Carrot and chickpea soup

Lap Band Dietitian Helen Bauzon has provided suggestions below (in red) to help improve the calorie content of the recipe below and to teach you how to make it more band friendly. Ingredients: • 2 teaspoons olive oil • 1(…)

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Snake bean & potato curry

Snake bean & potato curry

Lap Band Dietitian Helen Bauzon has provided suggestions to help improve the calorie content of the recipe and below and to teach how to make it more band friendly in red below.   Ingredients • 1/2 brown onion, chopped •(…)

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Slow-cooked casserole

Slow-cooked casserole

Lap Band Dietitian Helen Bauzon has provided suggestions to help improve the calorie content of the recipe and below and to teach how to make it more band friendly. Please cut up all pieces food into a 1cm cube to(…)

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