Pulses: Like chickpeas, lentils, butter beans and kidney beans are a great source of protein and fibre. And keep for ages whether they are tinned or dried. They make a tasty alternative to meat in chilli or pasta sauces too.
Canned sardines and tuna: Rich in protein and many other essential nutrients. They are also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids.
Eggs: Rich in protein and vitamin B2, B6, B12 and vitamin D. They keep for at least 4 weeks from laying and don’t need to take up valuable fridge space.
Frozen veg: Antioxidant levels in frozen produce can actually be higher than in fresh fruit and vegetables. The frozen conditions prevent the loss of enzymes and nutrients. Good to know that sometimes fresh isn’t always best.
Tinned tomatoes: Contain a wide variety of nutrients, including vitamin C, vitamin E, potassium, and fibre. They’re also loaded with powerful antioxidants. You can puree a tin to make a basic passata or pasta sauce.
Oats: Can improve blood sugar control, keep you satisfied for longer, as well as lowering your cholesterol levels. They are among one of the healthiest grains on earth.
Popcorn: One of the world’s best sources of fibre which is brilliant for digestive health. And tastes more like a treat than something that is good for you should.
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