Wholegrains are a great way to increase our fibre intake, which is important for our health. In the UK, many of us are not getting enough fibre in our diet. Are you eating enough?
Wholegrains provide some essential vitamins and minerals that have a wide range of important functions in our body.
Wholegrains include: wholemeal or wholegrain breads, wholewheat pasta, brown rice, wholegrain breakfast cereals, porridge oats, grains (e.g. bulgur wheat, barley, spelt, freekeh or quinoa).
This pasta salad is quick and easy to throw together and requires minimal cooking. As well as containing 40% of your recommended daily fibre intake, it’s also a good source of omega-3, unsaturated fats and contains 2 of your 5 a day!
This recipe serves 4, and each portion contains: