What are these little flakes of goodness? A lupin is a legume like chickpeas and kidney beans are. We grow them here in Western Australia and have done so since the 1960's as a natural fertiliser for soil health and recently we realised how good they are for our health.
As you can see in the pictures they are harvested giving a legume kernel. We can't cook and digest the kernel so they are made into a lupin flake. The flake can be added to nearly anything:
Your sandwich architecture can take lunch to the next level!
And who doesn’t love a good toastie to get you there?
Look beyond ham and cheese to maximise the nutritional benefit.
Here are some points on what to consider when constructing a winning toasted sandwich:
Recently at a conference I discovered a trade display with this great tasting hummus dip and was told it was made with lupins. I had heard of lupins but didn't really know what they were or why I would want to eat them. I did know I wanted to make the dip so I thought I should find out a little more!
Lupins are a legume as chickpeas are however they are:
Click on the picture of Simone to see her making these delicious biscuits!
My most used cook book is one my very dear friend Janice and I put together as a school fund raiser when our children were in their first year of primary school (they are now in their final year of high school).
It has everyone's classics they submitted including a chocolate chip biscuit recipe I often vary. This macadamia nut and extra virgin olive oil recipe is one of the many variations.
Simone likes to share her expert nutrition advice. Read more