Even though Spring has Sprung, in many parts of Australia, we’re still experiencing chilly and drizzly weather. These recipes are packed with legumes and whole grains, to warm you from the inside out. It’s easy to get your quota of whole grain and legumes with these recipes. Where possible, aim for whole grains, so swap out white rice for brown (adjust the cooking time by a further 5-10 minutes).
Carrot & Chickpea Pilaf
This quick and easy pilaf recipe is great for one of those nights where you’re not sure what to cook but have some pantry and fridge staples.
Mushroom, Leek & Lentil Pie
This pie uses the fibre-filled Cape Seed loaf as the lid, so no fussing about with pastry on a week night. Just cut it into bite size bits and Bob’s Your Uncle!
Slow Cooked Sweet Potato, Cauliflower & Lentil Curry
The subtle heat from classic Indian spices that you’ll no doubt have in your pantry, paired with cost-effective sweet potato, cauli and cheap-as-chips letils, will have you coming back for more of this taste easy curry.
Is there anything more warming than a bowl of soup? This vegetarian-friendly recipe will satisfy even the fussiest eaters. Perfect for a chilly Spring night, when Broccoli and Peas are at their best. Hot tip: Dried split peas are low in cholesterol and high in fiber.
Red Lentil Dahl with Sweet Potato
Pair this delicious and filling dahl with some brown rice, and you have a protein and fibre-filled dinner. This recipe is also super cost effective!
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