Here is a healthy recipe for you to enjoy eating more plant foods, particularly beans- (legumes) and greens! We know that eating legumes is good for our gut and heart health so I put together a delicious easy recipe to get you on your way to eating more!
This dish is quick and easy. It can be whipped up for breakfast, lunch or dinner and is sure to be a winner with the family.
1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped finely
1 tablespoon Harissa paste
1 clove garlic finely chopped
1 x 400g can crushed tomatoes
1 x 400g 4 bean mix, rinsed and drained
3/4 cup vegetable stock
125g baby spinach leaves or silverbeet (chopped)
1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan or tasty cheese
1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves
1 tablespoon fresh basil, finely chopped (optional)
Cracked black pepper
Heat oil in a large non stick fry pan and fry the onion until soft.
Add garlic, Harissa paste and cook for 1 minute
Add the tomatoes, 4 bean mix, stock and oregano and bring to the boil
Add in the leafy greens and simmer until greens are wilted, around 5 minutes
Make 4 indents, crack one egg in each and cover with a lid. Cook for 5 minutes until the eggs are cooked.
Take off the heat, sprinkle with the Parmesan,basil and cracked black pepper.
Serve with wholegrain sour dough and a handful of fresh rocket.
Healthy snacks can be hard to find. These fruit and nut protein, snack balls will hit the spot! Packed with wholefoods of nuts, dried fruit, coconut and honey they are an easy snack to make at home. With a cup of tea, pre or post a workout or at anytime of day you will enjoy these balls of goodness.
My quick and easy chili con carne recipe with extra veg can transform into a savoury mince, base for a lasagna or topping for jacket potatoes or pasta. Add and subtract herbs and spices to meet your taste buds desire! I have added in extra vegetables and kidney beans to boost the plant food ingredients whilst keeping the meat base for those who enjoy it. We could all do with some extra vegetables and legumes in our diet so give this healthy recipe a go. It will be a family favourite.