Hummus is gorgeous and so easy to make, specially using canned chickpeas, which are as nutritious as the dried version. Stock for soups made using dried chickpeas is really delicious, but the convenience of canned beans is hard to beat!
This little red number looks fun and tastes superb. Beetroot contains soluble fibre, which helps combat high cholesterol and high blood sugar.
Rich in folate, potassium and manganese. Great addition to a detox plan when eaten raw. Known in Chinese medicine as a blood tonic.