picture of a lentil dahl

Healthy can taste good!

Say good bye to 2018 and start looking forward cause 2019 is here and ready for you to take control of your life and make positive changes for your health. Make this a year of sticking to those New year resolutions and not quitting 2 weeks in…..

A sure way to stick to your New year resolutions is make a plan, get some help this will help and encourage you to keep your eye on the prize..your goals !! At New body and soul we don t believe in diets, we think  good tasty wholesome food & fun challenging fitness regime to keep you motivated & on track with your health & fitness goals.

Why not finish your day with my tasty lentil & squash dahl packed with quality protein,  low in fat & calories, its  high in fiber keeping balancing your blood suger levels balanced  and bowel happy.

Its also packed with B vitamins  keeping your mood great and energy high for those winter mths helping you achieve your health & fitness goals.

You can vary the weight of the ingredients but I always make extra & freeze for a day I’m a busy bee, that way I can still have a great healthy meal in a hurry.

500 grams of orange lentils

6 mugs of water(enough to well cover as a lot will evaporate)

1-2 onions

Whole pod of garlic(keeps those colds at bay!!)

1 tbl spoon of curry powder

1 1/2 Low salt stock cube/1 tbl spoon of stock concentrate

600g tinned tomato (low salt variety)

1 small squash(optional)

Bring the water with the onions & garlic, squash & lentils to the boil then simmer for 15 minutes

Add the tomato, stock, & curry powder

Keep stirring so bottom does not stick for a further 25 minutes

Serve with some wholemeal pitta bread on the side if you prefer and garnish with some fresh basil it tasted yummy!!!

*You can swap the lentils for yellow split peas & the veg to pumpkin if you prefer, don’t be afraid to try new things for yourself.