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...
Top 5 healthy snacks for your shopping list
Posted on 4th August, 2016
Almond or Cashew nut butter (try Meridian’s organic ones) Nairn’s oatcakes (ideal for hummus or guacamole) Mixed seeds (e.g. pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, linseed/flaxseed) Live organic natural yoghurt (e.g. Glenilen Farm) 9bars …and needless to say a variety of fresh organic fruit… ...