4 foods you didn’t know were LP friendly
We all know obvious choices for lp foods we buy on a regular basis be it vegetables, fruit or ketchup but what about some unusual foods which might surprise you. They are either free or very low in protein and here is a list of 4 we think deserve a mention. We hope you enjoy them and look forward to your recipes incorporating them in your low protein diet!
Please always check the protein content of each pack you buy as ingredients and manufacturing methods of shop bought products may change.
- Eddoes – you can find them in a veg and fruit sections of larger supermarkets. The texture of this products when mashed resembles mash
2. Okra – is also known as ladies’ fingers or gumbo, is a flowering plant used in Indian, African and Caribbean cuisine. It is delicious when roasted, fried or even pickled and is a fantastic addition to dishes like stir fries and curries.
3. Guacamole – A Mexican dish of mashed avocado mixed with lemon or lime juice and various seasonings (usually chilli powder and red pepper).
4. Black Olive Tapenade – This black olive paste is filling and goes so well on a crusty low protein baguette. It also makes a great accompaniment in vegetarian dishes, adding depth and complexity to tried and tested flavour combinations.
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