Nutrition Challenge! Just add pulses (aka chickpeas, lentils, dry peas and beans) This segment is sponsored by Pulse Canada http://pulses.org With summer holidays coming to a close and kids getting ready to head back to school, now is the ideal time to refocus our efforts on healthy meal planning routines. Making nutritious choices doesn’t have […]
Crunchy Sea Salt and Thyme Roasted Lentils Consider tossing on a salad or eating as a snack! Pulses are nutritional powerhouses. Pulses are loaded with plant-based proteins, fibre, vitamins and minerals. In fact, most pulses contain up to 9 grams of protein per ½ cup cooked serving and delivery high levels of potassium, magnesium, zinc […]
Legumes like Black-eyed peas are a great source of iron and fibre. Enjoy them together in this delicious salad.
Why do we need iron? Iron is a mineral that is needed to produce hemoglobin of red blood cells which transports oxygen throughout your body. If you don’t eat enough iron containing foods you are at risk for iron deficiency or anemia. Signs of iron deficiency include fatigue, sleeping lots but not feeling rested, […]
This is a great vegetarian supper meal eaten fresh or cut into individual portions and frozen for fast lunches. Serve with a salad or raw veggies and dip for a complete meal. Makes 6 servings What you need: 1 package of whole grain flour tortilla shells (~8) 1 chopped large onion 2 large cans black […]