Slow-cooker Country Chicken

Leanne CurgenvenRecipesLeave a Comment

This is a super low cost recipe that is perfect served over brown rice, wheatmeal couscous, chunky roastie veges (skins on) or a vege mash. Remember to add some extra greens or colourful vegetables on the side to create a delicious balanced meal. Ingredients 4 tbsp Flour seasoned with salt and pepper 8 Chicken Pieces (legs and thighs) 2 tbsp … Read More

Dr Annette Walker’s Sabbatical

Leanne CurgenvenHealth Information

Dear valued patient, This letter serves to inform you that Dr Annette Walker will be taking family/study leave from Thursday 25th March 2021 for a period of 3 months. At the conclusion of the 3 months she will return to Village Health to oversee our acute stream and will also be available to provide a couple of Complex Care sessions … Read More

Overnight Christmas Chia seed puddings

Leanne CurgenvenHealth Information, RecipesLeave a Comment

If you are looking for something a little different for a Chrissie pudding that is not only ‘on trend’ but healthy too, try these delightful chia seed puds. You could use any fruit for the compote, or don’t cook the fruit at all and just use fresh! Chia seeds pack a punch in terms of fibre and protein and are … Read More

Slow cooked country chicken and vegetables

Leanne CurgenvenHealth InformationLeave a Comment

This is an absolutely delicious winter warmer. And it’s SO easy. There is a wee bit of cooking required before bunging all of the ingredients into the slow cooker, and this involves coating and briefly frying the chicken in a pan. Other than that, it’s just chopping some veges and putting the cooker on early, so it’s ready for you … Read More

Rocket and Parmesan Salad

Leanne CurgenvenHealth InformationLeave a Comment

Ok, I admit it. I’ve never really been a fan of rocket. I’ve never really known how to use it other than as a substitute for lettuce or spinach in a sandwich. I also never really liked the bitterness or ‘peppery’ flavour as a leaf on it’s own – I found it overpowering. Little did I know, I had been … Read More

Chia seed pudding

Leanne CurgenvenRecipesLeave a Comment

For those of you that don’t ‘do’ breakfast, or those looking for a way to increase fibre, calcium and protein in one hit! Not just a breakfast option either, consider this also for an easy portable lunch. This is an example of a ‘yoghurt bowl’. You will see what I mean when you google this term. Yoghurt bowls are basically … Read More

Tuna Frittatas

Leanne CurgenvenRecipesLeave a Comment

This is a super simple, yummy recipe for the whole family.   Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil 3 garlic cloves (crushed) 3 spring onions (finely sliced) 12 eggs 2 x 185grams tuna in spring water  salt and pepper to season   Method 1. Pre heat oven to 200 degrees and line a medium sized (20cm diameter) pyrex or baking dish with baking paper. 2. Crack eggs … Read More

Spinach and red pepper mini frittatas

Leanne CurgenvenRecipesLeave a Comment

Spinach and red pepper Mini Frittatas   Ingredients 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/2 red bell pepper, diced small (about 1/2 cup) 1/2 small yellow onion, diced small (about 1/2 cup) about 3 cups loosely packed spinach, roughly chopped 4 eggs 4 egg whites 1/4 cup skim milk 2/3 cup grated cheddar cheese salt and pepper to taste   Instructions Preheat … Read More

Asparagus Omelette

Leanne CurgenvenRecipesLeave a Comment

Asparagus Omelette Serves 2   Bunch of asparagus – sliced in half lengthways 6 eggs 2 tablespoons pesto 2 handfuls of crunchy sprouts – found in the fresh produce section of supermarket Chilli flakes – pinch Salt – pinch   Heat a large frypan with 1-2 tbsp oil. Toss the asparagus in the oil. Season with chilli flakes and a … Read More

Crunchy Vietnamese Chicken Salad

Leanne CurgenvenHealthy Eating Tips, RecipesLeave a Comment

Ingredients 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon Asian fish sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, plus lime wedges for serving 1 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 tablespoon water 1 long red chilli with seeds, minced 1 small garlic clove, minced 1 cup vegetable oil, for frying 2 large shallots, thinly sliced (use spring onion if you can’t … Read More