Iron is found in many plant-based foods and is important to incorporate into your meals.

Here are 5 plant-based foods high in iron and inspiration on using them in the kitchen:

Lentils

-Make lentil soups, dahl, create a tomato lentil sauce and use for lasagne

Beans

-Beans are a great staple to have in the larder. Add to curries, stews, or soups
-Create Mexican beans for tacos, burritos or nachos
-Some beans such as black beans can be used to make brownies. Check this out!

Kale

-A great addition, chopped, and stirred through curries, stir-fry’s, or soups
-Rub oil and spices into kale and cook until crispy to make kale chips

Pumpkin Seeds

-Make a trail mix with nuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, cranberries and chocolate chips

Quinoa

-A great alternative to rice! Use as a side for stews, curries or even added to a soup for extra protein.
-Use to make burgers. There are lots of quinoa burger recipes out there to try such as this one.