Articles tagged with: lentils

Spiced Root Vegetable & Red Lentil Soup

Spiced Root Vegetable & Red Lentil Soup

Just because the temperature has dropped, doesn’t mean our diet has to suffer. The cooler months can offer a huge variety of nourishing and hearty, veg-packed meals to keep us healthy through winter. This delicious soup is one such offering. Full of nutrient-rich root vegetables, abundant in vitamins, minerals and fibre, and lentils which provide a good source of plant protein. It’s the perfect way to get a big dose of nourishment in the colder months and makes a filling meal in its own...

2 August 2017 by Guest Post

Lemony Lentil Soup

Lemony Lentil Soup

Dietitian Caroline Trickey says she enjoys demonstrating this recipe in her cooking classes as it is a firm favourite of hers and so...

7 December 2016 by Guest Post

Q. Is sugar absorbed more rapidly than starchy foods?

Q. Is sugar absorbed more rapidly than starchy foods?

A. It all depends on which type of starchy food you're comparing sugar to. We used to think that starches were long ‘complex'...

14 February 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Ancient grains salad

Ancient grains salad

Cook up a quantity of this salad and you’ll find endless uses for it. With its sweetish undertone, I like to serve it with grilled...

1 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby