Are you a vegetarian? Or are you considering moving to a vegetarian diet?
Today (1st October) has been designated World Vegetarian Day and kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month – both designed to tempt people to try vegetarianism (even for just one day).
Including more vegetables in our diet is beneficial whether we are vegetarian or not. As well as providing us with much-needed vitamins and minerals, plant-based foods include fibre that supports the gut microbiome – promoting bacterial diversity and helping to increase overall numbers of bacteria.
And plant-based foods are not just the traditional fruit and veg we think of – they also include legumes, beans, nuts, seeds and seaweed.
Here is an easy and healthy plant-based recipe to get you started: