Not so attractive looking are legumes, but nutritionally they are very attractive. If I was giving out superfood ratings, legumes would score! Here are a bunch of reasons to start, loving your legumes and the McKenzie's Mediterranean Salad recipe people have asked for!
They are cheap to buy, high in dietary fibre, protein and carbohydrate and provide iron, zinc, magnesium and loads of other vitamins and minerals. Legumes are an important food, for their nutrients, particularly protein for vegetarians and vegans.
It can be hard to find a nourishing snack, to go with a coffee or cup of tea or to have for recovery after exercise. Here is one a friend shared with me. Her family look forward to this muesli slice in their lunches. If dark chocolate is added to the bottom, it is like a delicious Florentine. read on for the recipe and to see why this is so nutritious!
My Kangaroo mince 3 in 1 creation
It is great when you can find a recipe that can be modified easily to make, a different meal. Time saver and keeps the excitement of dinner alive.
This is an easy, economical recipe, packed with lean protein and plenty of vegetables!
Have a go and let me know!
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