Blog - Recipes

Spinach Burgers

Ingredients · 1 bag of thawed and well drained chopped spinach · 2 egg whites · 1 whole egg · ¼ c diced onion · ½ c shredded cheese · ½ c bread crumbs · 1 tsp red pepper flakes · 1 tsp salt · ½ tsp garlic powder Instructions 1. Mix all ingredients in […]

Avocado and Prawn Cocktail

Ingredients 8 oz cooked and peeled prawns/shrimp 4 Tbsp extra-light mayonnaise 1 Tbsp tomato paste Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon 1 Tbsp chopped fresh dill, chives or parsley Dash of Tabasco sauce Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 small ripe avocado, peeled, stoned and chopped Cucumber slices to serve Cayenne pepper […]

Quinoa Avocado Spinach Salad

Ingredients 1 cup dry quinoa 2 medium avocados 3 oz. baby spinach 8 oz. cherry tomatoes 3 green onions {For the dressing} 1-2 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1/8 tsp. salt Directions Cook the quinoa according to package directions. Meanwhile, make the dressing: in a small bowl whisk […]

Sweet Potato Carrot Soup

This is a perfect recipe as you are transitioning into solid foods after your surgery. This tasty soup is filling and easily digested, making it perfect for your post op diet. Ingredients: low-fat cooking spray 2 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 lb carrots, peeled and chopped 1-inch piece root ginger, peeled and grated […]

Protein Pancakes

Ingredients 1½ cups whole wheat pastry flour (if you are not there yet, use unbleached white flour and gradually replace small amounts with wheat flour) 1 cup small curd cottage cheese 4 eggs ¼ teaspoon sea salt ½ tablespoon vanilla ½ cup milk ¼ cup oil (I currently use safflower oil but plan to try […]

Protein Cake Recipe

Ingredients: 3 cups of liquid egg whites 2 cups of oatmeal (old fashion) 2 scoops vanilla whey protein powder 1 TBSP pumpkin pie spice *optional* 2 packets of Stevia (for added sweetness) *optional 2 TBSP ground flaxseed (fiber) Directions: Blend all ingredients in blender. Spray cake pan with non-stick olive oil and then pour in […]