Try­ing to save time in the kitchen? You’ll beat the clock by keep­ing these quick and easy sta­ples on hand!

Healthy Food Guide (Australia) - - CONTENTS -

You'll beat the clock by hav­ing these quick and easy sta­ples close to hand

1 There’s no ex­cuse to not eat your ve­g­ies with Heinz SteamFresh Broc­coli, Car­rots & Su­garsnap Peas — you’ll have the veg on your plate in less than three min­utes. Per 75g: 105kJ (25cal), 2.1g pro­tein, 2.6g carbs, 2.3g fi­bre, 17mg sodium

2 For a tasty pro­tein boost with no cook­ing re­quired, keep a cou­ple of cans of Macro Or­ganic No Added Salt Chick Peas in the pantry. Per 100g: 495kJ (118cal), 6.6g pro­tein, 2.2g fat, <1g sat fat, 14.9g carbs, 0.3g sug­ars, 5.7g fi­bre, 21mg sodium

3 Driz­zle Co­bram Es­tate Gar­lic In­fused Aus­tralian Ex­tra Vir­gin Olive Oil over your sal­ads or veg­eta­bles for a speedy hit of flavour and healthy an­tiox­i­dants. Per 15ml: 516kJ (123cal), 13.7g fat, 2g sat fat, 0mg sodium

4 With Sun Rice Quick Cups Steamed Brown Whole Grain Rice, the cook­ing is done for you. Just heat and eat with your meal! Per 125g cup: 884kJ (211cal), 4.1g pro­tein, 4.5g fat, <1g sat fat, 35.8g carbs, <1g sug­ars, 5.1g fi­bre, <5mg sodium

5 Pre-chopped Wool­worths Four Sea­sons Coleslaw makes sal­ads easy. Skip mayo and opt for a lighter vinai­grette in­stead. Salad sorted — ta-da! Per 100g: 96kJ (23cal), 1.2g pro­tein, <1g fat, 2.8g carbs, 2.9g fi­bre

6 Ditch greasy take­away and DIY at home with Pas­sage Foods Pas­sage to In­dia Light & Tasty But­ter Chicken Sim­mer Sauce. Per 100g: 317kJ (76cal), 2.3g pro­tein, 2.5g fat, 0.3g sat fat, 12.5g carbs, 6.5g sug­ars, 1.6g fi­bre, 425mg sodium

7 Nab two birds with one stone with Birds Eye SteamFresh plus Pearl Cous­cous with Chick Peas. You’ve got your ve­g­ies and whole grains taken care of. Per 200g: 1120kJ (267cal), 10.2g pro­tein, 4.2g fat, 0.6g sat fat, 43.6g carbs, 4.6g sug­ars, 5.8g fi­bre, 474mg sodium

8 Pasta time? Jamie Oliver Tomato & Chilli Pasta Sauce is low in salt and big on flavour. Buon Ap­petito! Per 100g: 287kJ (69cal), 2.4g pro­tein, 2.9g fat, 0.4g sat fat, 6.3g carbs, 3.1g sug­ars, 200mg sodium

9No time to boil rice or pasta? San Remo Whole­meal Cous­Cous is ready in just six min­utes. Per 100g: 1480kJ (354cal), 15g pro­tein, 3.7g fat, 0.8g sat fat, 58.1g carbs, 2.7g sug­ars, 13g fi­bre, 50mg sodium

10En­joy Thai flavours with­out an over­load of salt with Mar­ion’s Kitchen Thai Yel­low Curry Cook­ing Kit. Sim­ply add ex­tra ve­g­ies! Per 77g serve: 397kJ (95cal), 1.2g fi­bre, 8.7g fat, 4.9g sat fat, 3.2g carbs, 1.3g sug­ars, 350mg sodium

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