2. Beans

Beans are high in protein, without the high financial and environmental costs of meat (we should all be eating less meat). Beans are also high in fibre, and can ease your blood pressure, heart rate, and blood sugar which can lead to a lower risk of heart disease – a leading killer of women in developed countries.

Quinoa Salad with Black Beans recipe


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Moroccan Style Pumpkin and Lima Beans recipe


Chilli Mince with Butternut and Beans recipe

3. Cherries and berries

These colourful little guys are high in flavonoids and antioxidants, which are great for protecting your cells from damage. Berries keep your brain sharp, and help your skin to stay firm and smooth in your later years, too.

Granola with Almonds & Cranberries recipe


Mixed Berry Compote & Chia Cream Breakfast Pots recipe


Very Berry Loaded Breakfast Jars recipe

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