8 ways to Eat your Beans
Posted on 13th October, 2016
Ways to enjoy beans Eat beans on salads Use beans in soups Thicken sauces with beans Make a dip with beans Use beans in sandwiches Add beans to pasta Make vegetarian chilli with beans Top baked potatoes with beans Beans have big benefits! As you probably know beans are an excellent source of fibre. 1 cup of beans contains up to 13g of fibre and this includes soluble fibre which help lower cholesterol. Beans are also an excellent plant-based source of protein, having up to 18g per cup (and without the sa...
Boost your Immune System
Posted on 2nd October, 2016
Autumn is the time when bugs are on the increase so more people catch colds and flus. As temperatures drop and days shorten, we tend to spend more time indoors where viruses thrive as the heating is turned up. A diet that is high in sugar and low in fresh fruit and vegetables can significantly weaken our immunity. Other factors that can weaken our defences are poor sleep pattern, stress, lack of exercise, prescription medication and smoking. Telltale signs of an under par immune system are lack of en...