Grains and pseudo-grains like quinoa, amaranth, millet, farro and spelt, especially when consumed whole, offer notable health benefits and protection.
Beets are a nutritious root vegetable, low in calories, and high in antioxidants, folate, potasssium and dietary fibre. Try this hearty vegetable soup recipe!
This risotto makes use of squash and barley (a whole grain) to boost nutritional content and fibre. Barley has a chewy texture and is high in soluble fibre.
Lentils are a wonderfully healthy food to include in any clean diet. Lentils are packed with protein, fibre, folate and also provide antioxidant protection.
Oats are a nutritious, hardy cereal grain rich in heart-healthy soluble fibre best eaten as a nice hot bowl of oatmeal that provides comfort and satisfaction.
The colourful combination of yam, apple, and kale provides a rich source of potassium; vitamin K, A, C; and flavanoids. Its also great source of soluble fibre.
This tasty salad can be packed for lunch, a snack, or served alongside dinner. It provides 2 servings of fruits and vegetables and is high in Omega 3 fats.
You may have turned up your nose at this type of legume in the past, but read on about the nutritional benefits of edamame and it will make you think twice!
This weeks’ recipe club features two salads full of flavour, fresh ingredients and fibre. Try them as a meal on their own, on top of salad or as a side dish!
To get the most benefit from your flours and breads, choose the “whole grain”. People who eat more whole grains may have a lower risk for heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.