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Why I Love Pulses #GlobalPulseDay

Beans, peas and lentils are highly nutritious and endlessly versatile. High in protein , fibre, and starch and low in fat. They are an excellent source of iron, B vitamins, potassium, riboflavin, niacin and folic acid. When sprouted , they have the added bonus of Vitamin C. Choose dried beans that are bright in colour […]

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Beans From Scratch

How to Buy and Soak Beans From Scratch Buy: Beans last a long time, but older beans take longer to cook. Packaged dried beans may have helpful expiry dates, but bulk beans probably do not. If buying in bulk, purchase your beans at a store where they are sold and restocked often. Choose beans that […]

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Lime Quinoa Salad

Quinoa resembles millet in appearance and texture. It has a very interesting food history and I hope it becomes a staple in your kitchen. This lime quinoa salad is my favourite recipe to demonstrate how to use quinoa. It is a nutritional powerhouse and so easy to prepare. Make sure to rinse this grain for […]

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