It can be confusing to know where to start when moving towards a plant-based diet. Healthy-eating gets a bad rep for being expensive when you look at costly juice cleanses, supplements and exotic superfoods. But, in the areas of the world where people live the longest, healthiest lives (The Blue Zones) meals are often made up of less than six whole food ingredients.
Preparing simple meals generally costs a lot less than buying prepared and processed food. Stocking up on versatile ingredients like beans and pulses can form the basis of many recipes and provide a fantastic source of protein whilst costing much less than meat.
The following list is an extract from The Beginner’s Guide to a Plant-based diet. You’ll probably find that many plant-based recipes use different variations of these ingredients making it a very versatile way to eat. To get the full guide click the link: