Use any one of the 6 recommended ancient grains for a healthy Mexican grain salad. It’s only about 294 calories per serving!
Mmmm, curry! Use any one of the 6 recommended ancient grains for this healthy Indian grain salad. It’s only about 321 calories per serving!
Barley is the key to this dish! An underused grain, it makes this soup delicious and filling.
There are a plethora of reasons why we, as dietitians, love our lentils!
This is one of the easiest (and tastiest) soups you can make, never mind that it is packed with fibre, protein and slow-burning carbohydrate. Make sure to rinse your canned beans well to reduce their salt content. If you feel ambitious, use a the “Quick Soak” method for preparing the black beans.
When the weather cools down we often crave rich comfort foods. Foods that soothe the soul can be healthy too! Choosing whole grains and breads with seeds, nuts and added fibre will keep your blood sugar stable, your appetite in control and prevent unwanted winter weight gains.
With harvest in full swing it is a great time to learn more about cooking with grains! The following recipe gives you a bunch of healthy and fibre-filled options to get creative with. Try it a few ways and see which you like best!
Boost your fibre intake by adding bean/legumes to your meals this week.
Pulses (dry peas, lentils, dry beans and chickpeas) are the edible seed of legumes.
Sweet potatoes are pretty sweet! They make a great alternative to potatoes.