Whilst the UK celebrated Mother’s Day back in March, many countries will celebrate today Sunday 12th May, including the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand to mention just a few. May we wish all Mothers and their children a wonderful celebratory day! Most year’s I do get to see my mother on the day
This January I have been encouraged to look at more vegetarian options for bariatric patients. Not surprising really, I think we are all turkeyed-out! Even non-vegetarians have requested some meat-free alternatives. Well here’s one that I cooked last night that really tickled the tastebuds. It uses shallots and butternut squash with chilli, rosemary and orange flavourings and
In spite of being well organised on the food front, my plans for Christmas Lunch have been derailed a little by the news that my niece has now become vegetarian. Why was I the last to know? Thankfully Sainsburys have saved the day because they have launched two vegetarian festive food alternatives that will fit the bill fantastically.
Cheese is a great protein food for bariatric meat-eaters and vegetarians alike, and most gastric band, bypass, sleeve and revision patients can tolerate it well. Edam is a good cheese choice because it has 25% less fat than Cheddar so can be a healthier option. In this recipe, butternut squash and sliced potatoes are cooked
Here is a sausage recipe unlike one you might have seen before. It’s certainly a change from the usual bangers and mash! Weight-loss surgery friendly, the sausages are teamed with oven-roasted vegetables and pumpkin seeds. The fresh thyme also lifts this simple dish into the luxury class. SAUSAGES WITH ASPARAGUS, SQUASH AND COURGETTE RIBBONS