drinks and smoothies

Media Release – It’s in you to Lose weight

Weight loss surgery will only help. You had dreams of how your life would have turned out…You had an idea of what your body would look like. Deep down you want to feel amazingly fit, strong, healthy and stand up(…)

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Banana Energizer Drink

Banana Energizer Drink

Ingredients 2 cups reduced fat milk 200g tub 99% fat-free banana yoghurt 2 medium ripe bananas, peeled, halved 2 tbs honey 2 tbs wheatgerm   Method Step 1, Place milk, yoghurt, bananas, honey and wheatgerm in a blender. Step 2,(…)

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Berry Thickshake

Berry Thickshake

Ingredients 300g frozen mixed berries or 200g fresh strawberries 2 cups low fat milk 4 large scoops of berry-flavoured frozen yoghurt Method Step 1 Place berries in a blender. Add milk and scoops frozen yoghurt. Blend until smooth. Step 2(…)

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Banana Milk Shake

Banana Milk Shake

ngredients 2 cups skim milk 200g tub reduced-fat natural yoghurt 1 large banana, chopped 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence   Method Step 1 Blend milk, yoghurt, banana and vanilla together until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses. Serve.

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Warm pear and cinnamon drink

Warm pear and cinnamon drink

Lap Band Dietitian, Helen Bauzon recommendation to make healthier and or more band friendly highlighted in red. Ingredients • 3 packham pears, cored, cut into 2cm pieces • 2 cinnamon sticks • 1 star anise • 2 teaspoons caster sugar(…)

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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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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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