Recipe of the Month: March
Goat Cheese, Strawberry and Black Pepper
This recipe is simple perfection! A complete meal that provides your body with a complete source of protein in the goat’s cheese. Complete protein means it contains all the essential amino acids or protein building blocks that your body needs to make a complete protein. On top of this health benefit goats’ cheese are a great source of calcium which is needed for normal muscle contractions as well as to keep your bones and teeth strong. Also, vitamin B12 and choline which is needed for a normal function nervous system. Goat’s cheese is a source of vitamin D which promotes optimal immune system function and is needed to absorb calcium properly in your body.
Strawberries add antioxidants which help to fight off free radicals which cause damage to the cells of your body. Also, vitamin C which keeps your immune system working at its best and is needed to make the protein collagen. Collagen is needed for strong ligaments and tendons and youthful looking skin.
Corn Thins™ slices are made primarily of delicious whole grains which keeps your gut healthy with fibre. Fibre helps to keep you feeling fuller for a longer period. Providing a gradual release of sugar into your bloodstream. Fibre also promotes a healthy heart and reduces your risk of certain cancers like colorectal cancer.
Corn Thins™ slices are a source of non-haem iron. Iron is needed transport oxygen around your body and supports your immune system to work at its best. The vitamin C found in the strawberries help to increase the amount of iron your body will absorb from the plant-based iron.
Whole grains and whole grain containing foods like Corn Thins™ slices are a source of magnesium which looks after the health of your nerves and muscles and is needed to activate vitamin D. This combination is perfectly matched to enhance health benefits.