While the weather is cold, take comfort in a tasty nutritious soup.
This tomato, lentil and lime soup boasts a range of benefits for your health.
Cumin has been used for centuries as a digestive and and it helps to enhance your bodies immunity and the added bonus of this wonderful spice is that it improves the absorption of other nutrients in the body meaning that you will definitely be benefitting from all of the following.The antioxidant properties of tomatoes and cumin are great for healthy looking skin, by protecting our cells from damage they may be able to slow down the ageing proccess. Tomato, carrots and lentils have been shown to lower cholesterol, and the magnesium and iron in lentils can help to promote a healthy heart and lower blood pressure. Lentils are also a great source of dietary fibre and can help to make you feel full. Carrots contain vitamin B which help to produce energy in the body and also vitamin A which keeps the eyes healthy.
<a href=”http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2083667/tomato-lentil-and-lime-soup”>Click here</a> to see the recipe from BBC Good Food website.