Continuing our partnership with Dr Megan Rossi, The Gut Health Doctor, we’re exploring all areas of gut-health. We’re making it easier for you to make gut-friendly food choices whilst you’re in the office, with our ‘Expert Choice’ meals, chosen by Dr Megan for their gut-heath promoting properties.
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So that’s your office meals sorted. But what about evenings and weekends? With so much conflicting information out there, how can you really know what’s good and what to avoid to ensure you’re eating the best food for your bod?
Here are a couple of our favourite gut-friendly recipes, straight from Dr Megan’s new book, Eat Yourself Healthy.
Banana, Fig and Courgette Breakfast Loaf
Offering over 5g of fibre per portion, this loaf is perfect for breakfast on-the-go or as a healthy and fibre-rich mid-afternoon snack.
100g teff grain (a protein rich, gluten-free grain)
120g wholewheat spelt flour
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon
A pinch of salt
40ml olive oil
3 large eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
3 extra-ripe bananas, mashed
70g dried figs, diced
1/2 a small courgette, grated
1 large carrot, grated
50g walnuts, roughly chopped
10g coconut flakes
Satay Tofu Skewers Bedded with a Side of Saucy Greens
Offering a slight punch, these skewers make the perfect quick evening dinner or weekend BBQ dish.
3 tbsp Sriracha or chilli sauce
2 tbsp tamari
1 tbsp sesame oil
1/2 a Medjool date, softened – or sweetner of choice
5g peanut butter
1/2 tsp garlic powder
Firm tofu, sliced into cubes
1 red and 1 yellow pepper
1tsp sesame oil
2 cloves of garlic, sliced
600g mixed greens, sliced
Precooked wheat berries or grain of choice (lentils are a great alternative)
Salt and pepper
Live thick yoghurt
Want to discover more gut-friendly recipes from The Gut Health Doctor?
You can purchase Dr Megan’s book, Eat Yourself Healthy, here.