Nutrition News from Pro Health Care

Prawn and Crispy Rice Noodle Salad

Ingredients 60mL (1/4 cup) fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons peanut oil 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon fish sauce 1 long fresh red chilli, thinly sliced Vegetable oil, to deep-fry 100g rice vermicelli noodles 1 cucumber, halved, sliced 200g mixed grape tomatoes, halved 4 green shallots, thinly sliced diagonally 1 bunch fresh coriander, leaves picked 1 […]

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Moroccan Lamb and Roast Vegies

Ingredients 2 small zucchinis 1 red capsicum, thickly sliced 1 yellow capsicum, thickly sliced 2 small Lebanese eggplants, cut into rounds 2 medium red onions, cut into thin wedges 300g butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into 3cm pieces Cooking oil spray 2 x 200g lamb backstraps 1 1/2 tablespoons Moroccan seasoning 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 150g […]

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Simple Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 medium carrot, diced 1 large stick celery, thinly sliced 1 medium potato, peeled and diced 6 cups (1.5 litres) chicken stock 300g chicken breast fillets, diced 50g Barilla Spaghetti, broken into 5cm pieces 2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley leaves Thick wholegrain toast, to […]

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Are you drinking enough water?

Drinking enough water is important year round, not just in the hot summer months. While risk of dehydration is heightened in summer and majority of people find it easier to get in at least a few glasses of water a day, in the colder months water can easily be overlooked by many in favour of […]

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Flavoured Water – Two Ways

Strawberry/Raspberry Water Ingredients 1 handful of strawberries or raspberries (or small handful of both) Ice cubes Water Method Mash up the strawberries or raspberries with a fork then add to a jug full of ice cubes and water – stir to mix through! Cucumber and Lime Water Ingredients 1 handful of fresh mint Lemon or […]

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Grilled Vegetable and Almond Quinoa Salad

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium brown onion, chopped 2 cups reduced-salt vegetable stock 1 cup white quinoa, rinsed, drained 400g Jap pumpkin, thinly sliced with skin on 1 large red capsicum, thickly sliced 3 medium zucchini, thinly sliced lengthways 1 cup (150g) canned baby beetroot, drained, cut into quarters 1/3 cup […]

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Avocado and Chicken Noodle Salad with Sesame Dressing

Serves 4 Time to make: 20 minutes Ingredients: 270g dried udon noodles 300g snow peas, trimmed, thinly sliced 1/2 small barbecue chicken, skin and bones removed, meat shredded 1 bunch watercress. washed, drained, leaves picked 1/2 firm ripe avocado, diced 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, lightly toasted 1 tablespoon reduced-salt soy sauce 2 tablespoons mirin 2 […]

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Winter Fruits and Vegetables

Winter time is a great time for increasing vegetables in our diet, especially for those of us who struggle to enjoy steamed vegetables or salads. Winter gives us the opportunity to make warm and comforting meals such as casseroles, stews and soups and it’s so easy to maximise our vegetables in meals like these. You […]

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Spiced Carrot and Lentil Soup

Serves 4 Time to make: 40 minutes Ingredients: 3 cups reduced salt vegetable stock 2 onions finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 teaspoons caraway seeds 1kg carrots, peeled, chopped 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 1/2 cup red lentils 4 tablespoons almonds, toasted, roughly chopped Fresh coriander to serve 4 pieces Turkish bread to […]

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Summery Mango and Coconut Bircher Muesli

Serves 4 Ingredients Muesli Mix 2 cups rolled oats 1/4 cup dried raisins or diced fruit of your choice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup shredded or flaked coconut 1 teaspoon mixed spice Zest of 1 orange   Bircher Muesli 2 cups of muesli mix (see above) 1 cup of Greek yoghurt 1/2 cup milk […]

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