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Pulses are another of the hottest food trends. they're a healthy, great tasting and filling source of low
fat, plant-based proteins and are high in fibre, so adding pulses to your salad offering provides your
customers with a double nutritional benefit.

Pulses are the ripe, edible seeds of a wide range of pod-bearing, leguminous plants. Versatile and highly
nutritious, they are used in soups, stews, curries, salads and both sweet and savoury dishes all around
the world.

Pulses are another of the hottest food trends that are finding increasing favour as healthy 'bulk up'
addition to salads and power bowls. They provide important amounts of vitamins and minerals
(particularly B vitamins, iron, potassium, magnesium and zinc). With their low glycemic index, they're a
healthy, great tasting and filling source of low-fat plant-based proteins and are high in fibre too, so
adding pulses to your salad offering provides your customers with a double nutritional benefit.
Protein-rich pulses like beans and lentils work particularly well when combined with crisp spicy
peppers and onions. Most bean salads will work best with your unique take on a classic vinaigrette.

MUNG BEANS - nutrient dense and low in calories, mung beans help boost the immune system and are
rich in nutrients and fibre. They are low in cholesterol and are a great legume to use in sprouted salads.

BLACK-EYED BEANS - black-eyed beans are a creamy, protein-rich, white legume with a pea-like flavour.
Like most other beans black-eyed beans are rich in zinc and fibre, which promotes healthy digestion.
Try pairing black-eyed beans with a range of colourful vegetables and add a Greek twist with Kalamata
olives and salty feta.

RED KIDNEY BEANS - hearty and delicious, red kidney beans have a stabilising effect on blood sugar
levels and are a great source of protein for vegans and vegetarians. In salads they are extremely
versatile, combining well with a wide variety of ingredients such as cilantro, tomatoes, garlic, lemon
juice, red pepper, corns and firmer fish such as seared tuna.