“The phytochemicals found in pomegranates stimulate the oestrogen and serotonin receptors in your body, which boost mood.” Dietitian Dr Sarah Schenker.
Gluten free, vegan
- 2 people
- 250 g pre-cooked pouch of Puy lentils
- 250 g sweet potato, peeled and diced
- - Drizzle of olive oil
- 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 1 tbsp pomegranate molasses
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp date syrup
- 1 tbsp toasted pine nuts
- - Seeds from a pomegranate
Pre-heat the oven to 200C/gas 5.
Place the sweet potato chunks in a roasting tray, drizzle with olive oil, season and bake for 10 minutes until softened and lightly brown.
Pour the lentils into a bowl, add the cooled sweet potato and red onion.
Combine the vinegar, molasses, oil and syrup to make a dressing and pour over the lentil mix.
Top with toasted pine nuts and pomegranate seeds.