4 Bean & chickpea
Cans of beans, lentils and chickpeas are protein-packed pantry saviours.
Beans and legumes contain protein and low-GI carbohydrates, so they’re ideal for adding to meals after exercising. They’re especially useful if you follow a vegan or vegetarian diet and need a filling protein alternative to meat, chicken, fish, eggs or dairy.
QUICK RECIPE BOOST
For a satisfying protein and vegetable perk-up, stir a 125g can of chickpeas or kidney beans into a serving of store-bought soup (check out soup labels for the least amount of salt). Go to healthyfoodguide.com.au and search Coconut chickpea curry