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Beetroot and cannellini bean dip

Beetroot Dip

Snack happy with this simple beetroot dip.

Beetroot is an excellent source of folic acid and a very good source of fibre, manganese and potassium. Beets are also one of the richest sources of glutamine, an amino acid, essential to the health and maintenance of the intestinal tract.

The cannellini beans are a good source of protein, fibre and folate (part of the B group vitamins). It has also been linked with promoting good gut health and helping to prevent IBS symptoms.

While the benefits of pistachio nuts include a healthy heart, weight management, protection against diabetes and hypertension, and improved digestion. The vitamins, minerals, fats and protein found in pistachio are all very good for your overall health.

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Healthy Snack: Cannellini Bean Dip

Looking for a healthy snack to have in the afternoon that is not full of sugar?

Dips are a great, healthy snack that you (and your kids) can enjoy – guilt free. I like to have mine with rice crackers or some carrot and celery sticks.

This cannellini bean dip takes only a few minutes to make and is a good source of protein, fibre and folate (part of the B group vitamins). It has also been linked with promoting good gut health and helping to prevent IBS symptoms.

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Basil Pesto Five Ways

ZINGY BASIL PESTO

Once you make your own zingy pesto you won’t be going back to the shop bought varieties.

Basil is a powerhouse of a herb, it is an antioxidant and has antibacterial properties, plus it contains vitamin A, vitamin K, manganese and magnesium.

This pesto recipe is super quick and can be used in several other ways to add some oomph to your cooking. Here are a few suggestions….

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