Recipes with plant protein-rich ingredients. Examples of plant-based high protein foods include; quinoa, teff, millet, wild rice, oats, buckwheat, amaranth, sorghum, wheat, nuts, seeds, hemp seeds, peas, beans, lentils, legumes, soy, tofu & tempeh, broccoli, brussels, spinach, kale, mushrooms, nutritional yeast.
High fibre foods are an important part of a healthy digestive system. Whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds are high in fibre.
Recipes have ingredients with anti-inflammatory nutrients and avoid common inflammatory foods like sugar, gluten, dairy and processed food. A whole food diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods can help relieve symptoms of inflammation within the body. Inflammation is at the root of most disease = dis-ease.
Heart Healthy recipes have lots of whole grains, fruits & vegetables. A diet rich in plant foods, low in refined fatty foods can help lower cholesterol.
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Chickpea Lentil Salad
WASH + DICE all the veg about the same size as a chickpea – a good chance to hone your knife skills.
MIX all ingredients in a bowl.
SERVE with Wombok Cabbage Salad or Red Cabbage Salad or Crispy Lettuce. TOP with nuts, seeds, olives, cheese, avocado.
SWAP Chickpea + Lentils for cooked rice, quinoa, cannellini beans, black lentils, pinto, adzuki, black beans, black-eyed peas.
SERVE with Rocket | Arugula fresh pea tendrils, spinach, baby kale, mixed baby greens, lettuces, herbs.
ADD sunflower seeds or any other nuts or seeds.
ANIMAL PROTEIN – ADD Canned tuna, fish or smoked fish or HB Egg