Recipe of the Month
Black Pepper and Tofu
This recipe is the perfect combination of whole grains from Corn Thins slices, fibre from the green beans and plant protein from the tofu to create a lower glycaemic load. This means that this meal will keep you feel fuller for longer and release blood sugar more slowly into your blood.
Tofu is not only a great source of protein but also calcium. Calcium is needed for strong bones and teeth and to allow normal muscle contractions. Tofu may also help reduce your risk of certain cancers, promote optimal cholesterol levels, and reduce your risk of heart disease.
Green beans are a good source of folate which your body needs to make and repair DNA. The chilli adds antioxidants which fight off free radicals which can cause damage and disease to cells of your body. For a short period of time after the meal chilli increases your metabolism too. If you are looking for a recipe to add variety and spice to your day make sure you save this recipe of the month.