#Mexican #refried #beans at the weekend and beyond

I made refried beans at the weekend. There are lots of recipes out there, I used one very similar to this one, perhaps with a bit extra garlic as I do love garlic. I bought dried black beans from my local refill shop and soaked them overnight, then the following…

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#refried #beans for me this weekend!

I’ll be making refried beans and salsa this weekend. I’m trying to reduce my waste so am currently soaking my dried black beans. I’ll be posting the recipe on here very soon. In the mean time, more information about amazing black beans can be found here. They’re basically fantastic –…

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My weekend #recipe – hearty mung bean stew with kale by MAŠA OFEI

So I was having a look through my cupboards and discovered I had quite a lot of mung beans. So, I got onto Ecosia (the search engine that plants trees) to look for recipes. I came across this fantastic recipe on The Minimalist Vegan website. It’s a gem, and so nutritious.…

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My weekend #recipe – Andean-style quinoa from Diabetes UK

This is a gem of a recipe. I found it on the diabetes UK website here. Why reinvent the wheel? It’s #glutenfree, balanced and #vegan too. A portion provides 10.5g of #fibre and 15.7g #protein. Enjoy.

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How much food are you wasting? #FridayThoughts

We all have an important role in trying to reduce our impact on the environment. One way to do this is to reduce our food waste. Here’s a great TED talk by Tristram Stuart. This is a great place to start. More information on how to reduce food waste can be…

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White bean, parsley & garlic mash

What to do with cannellini beans? Try this delicious white bean, parsley & garlic mash This really is a simple and delicious recipe and very quick if you have tinned cannellini beans. You could also buy dried beans and soak and cook them in batches, freeze in portions and then…

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Are you getting enough good quality sleep? #WorldSleepDay #Wellbeing

    I love to sleep! Sound sleep is one of the three pillars of good health along with a balanced diet and regular exercise. Research shows that we spend up to one-third of our lives sleeping! Sleep is a basic human need, much like eating and drinking, and is…

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The 10 characteristics of good nutrition and hydration care #NutritionandHydrationweek

What should we do if someones has a poor appetite? If someone has a poor appetite, problems with eating, or has lost weight recently, it is important that their food and drinks contain as much energy and protein as possible. The following approaches may help to achieve this:   Little…

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What to do with cannellini beans? Try this delicious white bean, parsley & garlic mash

This really is a simple and delicious recipe and very quick if you have tinned cannellini beans. You could also buy dried beans and soak and cook them in batches, freeze in portions and then use them as needed – that’s what I do these days. This recipe serves 4…

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