This week has been a very naughty week in regards to food for me. A ll I have been munching on is chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate. I didn’t feel guilty so much during the week as I did this morning! I had to eat something good for me, healthy and yet have a detoxing effect.
I’ve always heard my Mum telling me and practically feeding me the goodness of green mung beans. A natural cleanser, full of protein and a general all rounded nutritious bean. Normally I cook them as an Indian Curry but that won’t help me with the detox side of things. I took my large jar of mung beans and created this healthy dish. Simplicity at it’s best! Enjoy friends…
1 cup mung beans
3/4 cups water
Vegetable stock cube
1 garlic clove crushed
Salt and chilli powder to taste
Fresh lemon juice
Boil the mung beans in the water along with the vegetable stock cube, once brought to the boil place on a medium simmer for 15 minutes
Add in the crushed garlic, salt and chilli powder, simmer for a further 10 minutes or until the beans are soft and tender
Serve up in a large bowl and squeeze in a generous amount of lemon juice. Start eating and let the detox begin!