This delicious lunch will keep you satisfied until dinner – a delicious mix of satiating good carbs and fats (lentils and olive oil / walnuts / cheese), with plenty of fresh greens thrown in for good measure. Goats cheese is the perfect cheese to select if you’re cleaning up your diet. It’s creamy, comparatively low in kilojoules, and has no added nasties. Whip this up in under 10 minutes.
Brussels sprouts aren’t amongst the most well-loved of veggies, but definitely worth a place in your fridge. Not only are they are a good source of protein, iron and potassium (which offer a range of health benefits), but are also high in fibre, keeping you fuller for longer. The lemon in this recipe takes them up a notch from your usual sprouts – adding zing to their earthy flavour.
Eggplant is an excellent source of bone-building manganese, and cooked without oil this delicious purple vegetable yields only 12 calories per cup! That means you can fill up without filling out while getting a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals.
The nutrition in carrots are held in protein sacs that have to be broken by heat (cooking) or mechanical action (grinding, juicing, proper chewing).Also, by cooking carrots in oil you can increase the availability of carotenoids by 600 percent.This recipe calls for roasting in hazelnut oil, so you will get a maximum kick of nutrients and good fats. Serve alongside your favourite lean meat dishes.