Posts tagged "plant protein"

14 recipes using plant protein powder that aren’t shakes!

March 17th, 2019 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “14 recipes using plant protein powder that aren’t shakes!”

Protein powders aren’t just for shakes! Get creative with these recipe ideas & boost your plant protein intake.

 

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Black Forest Protein Cheesecake

March 15th, 2019 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Black Forest Protein Cheesecake”

Boost your dessert with plant protein. So rich and velvety, you might not believe it’s vegan (it is we promise!)

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Black Forest Protein Cheesecake
Vegan, Gluten-free, Wheat-free, Dairy-free. Sooo delicious!
Course Dessert
Servings
cheesecake
Ingredients
  • 2 medium Gluten Free Digestive Biscuits crushed
  • 2 tsp Dairy Free Spread melted
  • 3 tsp Maple Syrup
  • 2 tbsp Almond Milk Cheese we used Nush
  • 1 tbsp Coconut cream
  • 1 tbsp Liberto Dark Chocolate Protein Shake with Sour Cherry Flavouring
  • 0.5 tbsp Cocoa
  • 2 tbsp Cherry compote we used Bon Maman
  • Cherries to decorate
Course Dessert
Servings
cheesecake
Ingredients
  • 2 medium Gluten Free Digestive Biscuits crushed
  • 2 tsp Dairy Free Spread melted
  • 3 tsp Maple Syrup
  • 2 tbsp Almond Milk Cheese we used Nush
  • 1 tbsp Coconut cream
  • 1 tbsp Liberto Dark Chocolate Protein Shake with Sour Cherry Flavouring
  • 0.5 tbsp Cocoa
  • 2 tbsp Cherry compote we used Bon Maman
  • Cherries to decorate
Instructions
For the base
  1. Combine the crushed biscuits, melted butter and 1 tsp maple syrup. Press into the bottom of a single serving glass.
For the topping
  1. Combine the coconut cream, almond milk cheese, cocoa, 2 tsp maple syrup and protein powder. Spoon on top of the biscuit base gently, refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. To serve top with a layer of cherry compote and a fresh cherry.
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Super Green Edamame Spaghetti

March 13th, 2019 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Super Green Edamame Spaghetti”

Coat our edamame spaghetti with this delicious vegan pesto for a super simple, plant packed supper.

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Super Green Edamame Spaghetti
Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Wheat-free. This dish combines high fibre, high protein pasta with a pesto which is rich in heart healthy fats. The nutritional yeast brings a cheese-like flavour and added B vitamins.
Course Main Dish
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 200 g Liberto Edamame spaghetti
  • 40 g Fresh Basil
  • 25 g Pine Nuts toasted
  • 75 ml olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 80 g Mixed green vegetables We used asparagus, fine beans and broccoli
Course Main Dish
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 200 g Liberto Edamame spaghetti
  • 40 g Fresh Basil
  • 25 g Pine Nuts toasted
  • 75 ml olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 80 g Mixed green vegetables We used asparagus, fine beans and broccoli
Instructions
  1. For the pesto, add the basil, pine nuts, nutritional yeast, garlic and olive oil to a food processor and blitz.
  2. Leave to the side while you cook the pasta for 3 minutes in boiling water.
  3. Stir fry the vegetables in a drizzle of olive oil.
  4. Drain the pasta, toss in pesto, and serve with the vegetables.
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Protein Spiced Almond Hot Chocolate

December 10th, 2018 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Protein Spiced Almond Hot Chocolate”

Warm up those winter days with a festive spiced, high-protein hot chocolate.

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Protein Spiced Hot Chocolate
Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Vegan.
Servings
Mug
Ingredients
  • 250 ml Almond Milk
  • 2 Tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 1 Tbsp Cacao powder
  • 2 Tsp Maple Syrup
  • 0.5 Tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1 Tsp Almond Butter
Servings
Mug
Ingredients
  • 250 ml Almond Milk
  • 2 Tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 1 Tbsp Cacao powder
  • 2 Tsp Maple Syrup
  • 0.5 Tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1 Tsp Almond Butter
Instructions
  1. Gently heat the milk on the hob. Add the other ingredients and combine well using a whisk.
Recipe Notes

To make this extra indulgent add a spoon of coconut cream or a square of dark chocolate. Or both!

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Protein Snow Balls

December 10th, 2018 Posted by Protein Balls & Bars, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Protein Snow Balls”

These bitesize beauties use only three ingredients and take minutes to prepare.

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Protein Snow Balls
Gluten-free, dairy-free, raw and vegan.
Servings
balls
Ingredients
  • 50 g Desiccated Coconut and extra for dusting
  • 75 g Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 300 ml Coconut Milk The tinned variety
Servings
balls
Ingredients
  • 50 g Desiccated Coconut and extra for dusting
  • 75 g Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 300 ml Coconut Milk The tinned variety
Instructions
  1. Combine the three ingredients and mix well. Roll into balls. Dip into some reserved coconut milk and roll in desiccated coconut.
Recipe Notes

We think these make the perfect gift, just pop three in a clear gift bag and tie with a ribbon!

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Protein-Powered Mince Pies

December 6th, 2018 Posted by Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “Protein-Powered Mince Pies”

It’s definitely easy to overdo it at the holidays. So why not bake a healthier mince pie?

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Protein-Powered Mince Pies
It’s definitely easy to overdo it at the holidays. So why not bake a healthier mince pie? With the addition of Liberto organic vanilla-flavoured protein shake, this Christmas classic is instantly transformed into a protein-powered treat. Not only is this recipe gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan, it’s also sweetened with natural sweeteners and fruit sugars rather than refined sugar. Many thanks to Instagrammer @monika_heathyliving for sharing with us!
Course Dessert
Servings
Ingredients
For the pastry:
  • 1 cup ground almond
  • 0.5 cup plain gluten-free flour
  • 0.5 cup ground oats
  • 3 tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 100 g vegan butter
  • 1-2 tbsp stevia to taste
For the filling:
  • 1 jar gluten free mincemeat we like Meridian's organic, vegan and gluten free mincemeat
Course Dessert
Servings
Ingredients
For the pastry:
  • 1 cup ground almond
  • 0.5 cup plain gluten-free flour
  • 0.5 cup ground oats
  • 3 tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 100 g vegan butter
  • 1-2 tbsp stevia to taste
For the filling:
  • 1 jar gluten free mincemeat we like Meridian's organic, vegan and gluten free mincemeat
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 200C / 180C fan.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor, adding small amounts of water to get the desired texture.
  3. On a floured surface, evenly roll out the dough until it’s 2-3mm thick.
  4. Cut out 7 discs for the base (using a mug, cookie cutter or glass).
  5. Brush a shallow muffin tin or mince pie tin with a little vegan butter.
  6. Lay each round into a shallow muffin or mince pie tin, adding enough mincemeat to be level with the top of the pastry.
  7. Combine remaining pastry scraps and roll out again until 2-3mm thick, cutting out discs or stars for the lid. Make sure to brush the edges of the lid with water and press to seal.
  8. Bake for 25 min or until the top is golden-brown.
  9. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.
Recipe Notes

Check out @monika_healthyliving's amazing Instagram for more inspo here.....

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Chocolate Cherry Overnight Protein Oats

November 21st, 2018 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Chocolate Cherry Overnight Protein Oats”

Brighten a cold and wintry morning with this indulgent tasting, high fibre, high protein breakfast. Using our Liberto shake boosts the protein content by over 10g!

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Chocolate Cherry Overnight Protein Oats
Course Breakfast
Servings
person
Ingredients
  • 50 g Bob's Red Mill Rolled Oats
  • 2 handfuls Frozen Cherries Defrosted
  • 1 tablespoon Dark chocolate chips
  • 125 ml Soya Milk
  • 20 g Liberto Dark Chocolate Protein Shake with Sour Cherry Flavouring
  • 1 level tbsp Cacao
  • 2-3 tsp Honey To taste
Course Breakfast
Servings
person
Ingredients
  • 50 g Bob's Red Mill Rolled Oats
  • 2 handfuls Frozen Cherries Defrosted
  • 1 tablespoon Dark chocolate chips
  • 125 ml Soya Milk
  • 20 g Liberto Dark Chocolate Protein Shake with Sour Cherry Flavouring
  • 1 level tbsp Cacao
  • 2-3 tsp Honey To taste
Instructions
  1. Mix the soya milk with the protein shake, cacao & honey, whisk. Combine with the oats. Leave overnight in the fridge.
  2. Add a layer of cherries to your serving dish.
  3. Layer with the chocolate overnight oats.
  4. Continue layering the cherries and oats.
  5. Finish with a sprinkling of chocolate chips.
  6. Enjoy!
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Chestnut Protein Balls

October 13th, 2018 Posted by Protein Balls & Bars, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Chestnut Protein Balls”

These chestnut protein balls make a healthy on-the-go snack with great autumnal flavour. Made with Liberto organic vanilla-flavoured protein shake and chestnut puree, these tasty little treats can be prepped in less than 15 minutes. No baking necessary!

Many thanks to Instagrammer @monika_heathyliving for sharing this recipe with us!

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Chestnut Protein Balls
Servings
Balls
Ingredients
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 2 cups gluten-free rolled oats
  • 3 tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 250 g chestnut puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon dark rum
  • 3-5 tbsp Maple Syrup to taste
  • 2 tbsp water or milk
  • Desiccated Coconut set aside for coating
Servings
Balls
Ingredients
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 2 cups gluten-free rolled oats
  • 3 tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 250 g chestnut puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon dark rum
  • 3-5 tbsp Maple Syrup to taste
  • 2 tbsp water or milk
  • Desiccated Coconut set aside for coating
Instructions
  1. Combine all of the ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Shape into small (1- 1 ½ inch) balls.
  3. Roll each ball in dessicated coconut until completely coated.
  4. Refrigerate in an airtight container until use.
Recipe Notes

Check out @monika_healthyliving's amazing Instagram for more inspo here.....

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Raw Vegan Almond & Coconut Oat Protein Bars

July 30th, 2018 Posted by Protein Balls & Bars, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Raw Vegan Almond & Coconut Oat Protein Bars”

These raw protein bars are simple to make, with only 4 ingredients, they make a perfect snack or on-the-go breakfast. Gluten, dairy, egg and wheat free.

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Raw Vegan Almond & Coconut Oat Protein Bars
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings
bars
Ingredients
  • 160 g Rolled Oats We used Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free Rolled Oats
  • 200 g Almond & Coconut Butter We used Pip & Nut
  • 75 ml Runny Honey
  • 50 g Liberto Organic Coconut & Lemon Protein Shake
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings
bars
Ingredients
  • 160 g Rolled Oats We used Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free Rolled Oats
  • 200 g Almond & Coconut Butter We used Pip & Nut
  • 75 ml Runny Honey
  • 50 g Liberto Organic Coconut & Lemon Protein Shake
Instructions
  1. Measure out all your ingredients.
  2. Mix all the ingredients well.
  3. Press into a square cake tin, compact using a fork. Put in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  4. Slice and keep in the fridge.
  5. Enjoy!
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Plant protein and heart health

July 25th, 2018 Posted by Health & Nutrition, Healthy Eating 0 thoughts on “Plant protein and heart health”

At Liberto we love to offer great tasting food that is good for our health. We also love to read the most current evidence about how our diet can impact our families’ health for the future.

This recently published study looked at the effects of swapping portions of animal protein for plant protein on heart health.

 

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ProYo

June 27th, 2018 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “ProYo”

ProYo = protein yogurt!

Super simple, two ingredient, protein boosted breakfast!

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ProYo
Our protein powders work wonders in any plain yogurt. We love CoYo (coconut yogurt) but it is low in protein (only 1.2g/100g). Adding 20g of our protein powder boosts the protein content by a whopping 12g.
Course Breakfast
Servings
person
Ingredients
  • 20 g Liberto Organic Coconut & Lemon Protein Shake
  • 150 g CoYo We used coconut collaborative
  • A dash Water
Course Breakfast
Servings
person
Ingredients
  • 20 g Liberto Organic Coconut & Lemon Protein Shake
  • 150 g CoYo We used coconut collaborative
  • A dash Water
Instructions
  1. Mix the protein powder, yogurt and a dash of water together with a fork. Viola! Best served immediately.
Recipe Notes

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Mango Passionfruit Chia Protein Pudding

June 13th, 2018 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Mango Passionfruit Chia Protein Pudding”

A delicious high protein, high fibre dish, perfect for breakfast or dessert.

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Mango Passionfruit Chia Protein Pudding
Servings
person
Ingredients
  • 40 g Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 180 ml Coconut Milk We used KoKo
  • 40 g Chia seeds
  • 0.5 medium Passionfruit Scoop out the flesh
  • 0.25 medium Mango Sliced
  • 0.5 tsp Vanilla Extract
Servings
person
Ingredients
  • 40 g Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 180 ml Coconut Milk We used KoKo
  • 40 g Chia seeds
  • 0.5 medium Passionfruit Scoop out the flesh
  • 0.25 medium Mango Sliced
  • 0.5 tsp Vanilla Extract
Instructions
  1. Mix the chia, protein powder and coconut milk. Whisk with a fork until well combined. Leave to refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
  2. Slice the mango, add half to the bottom of the serving glass, pour in the chia mixture, top with passionfruit and the remaining mango.
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Vegan Blueberry Protein Pancakes

June 13th, 2018 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Vegan Blueberry Protein Pancakes”

These gluten free, vegan protein pancakes are deliciously light and fluffy and contain a total of 24g plant protein.

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Vegan Blueberry Protein Pancakes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
Pancakes
Ingredients
  • 120 g Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free 1:1 Baking Flour
  • 30 g Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 180 ml Coconut Milk We used Koko
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 80 g Fresh Blueberries
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
Pancakes
Ingredients
  • 120 g Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free 1:1 Baking Flour
  • 30 g Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 180 ml Coconut Milk We used Koko
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 80 g Fresh Blueberries
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
Instructions
  1. Combine all the dry ingredients, whisk in the coconut milk. Add the blueberries.
  2. Spoon the batter onto a greased, heavy bottom frying pan. Cook on medium heat for 2-3minutes. Turn once lightly golden brown.
  3. Serve with a drizzle of maple syrup.
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Liberto Vegan Dinner Party

May 18th, 2018 Posted by Healthy Eating, Recipes, Updates 0 thoughts on “Liberto Vegan Dinner Party”

We are celebrating our wins at the Free From Food Awards Ireland by having an all vegan Liberto dinner party! All the dishes are gluten, dairy and wheat free.

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Chocolate Cherry Protein Truffles

April 29th, 2018 Posted by Protein Balls & Bars, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Chocolate Cherry Protein Truffles”

We were inspired by @romylondonuk to make some protein balls of our own. These ‘truffles’ are the ultimate raw, dairy free, gluten free, vegan, protein packed, guilt free treat! Enjoy!

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Chocolate Cherry Protein Truffles
Servings
Truffles
Ingredients
  • 4 Large Medjool dates Pitted
  • 1/2 Large Lemon Juiced
  • 4 Tbsp Almond Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Liberto Dark Chocolate Protein Shake with Sour Cherry Flavouring
  • 1 Tbsp Dried Cherries
  • 1 Tbsp Cacao powder for dusting
Servings
Truffles
Ingredients
  • 4 Large Medjool dates Pitted
  • 1/2 Large Lemon Juiced
  • 4 Tbsp Almond Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Liberto Dark Chocolate Protein Shake with Sour Cherry Flavouring
  • 1 Tbsp Dried Cherries
  • 1 Tbsp Cacao powder for dusting
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients, apart from the Cacao powder, in a food processor and blitz well.
  2. Roll into 9 balls, and dust with the cacao powder.
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Protein Bliss Balls by @romylondonuk

April 29th, 2018 Posted by Protein Balls & Bars, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Protein Bliss Balls by @romylondonuk”

We are so excited that @romylondonuk has used our coconut & lemon protein powder to make her delicious bliss balls! Do check out her super inspiring Insta page for seriously delicious vegan recipes.

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Protein Bliss Balls by @romylondonuk
Photo credit: @romylondonuk
Servings
balls
Ingredients
  • 4 Large Medjool dates Pitted
  • 1/2 Large Lemon Juiced
  • 4 tbsp Coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp Liberto Organic Coconut & Lemon Protein Shake
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tbsp Shredded Coconut For decoration
Servings
balls
Ingredients
  • 4 Large Medjool dates Pitted
  • 1/2 Large Lemon Juiced
  • 4 tbsp Coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp Liberto Organic Coconut & Lemon Protein Shake
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tbsp Shredded Coconut For decoration
Instructions
  1. Simply blend up all the ingredients, then roll into bitesize balls, wet your fingers, then roll the bliss balls in the desiccated coconut. And you’re done!
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Peanut Protein Porridge

April 3rd, 2018 Posted by Protein Shakes, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Peanut Protein Porridge”

Boost your morning with our super simple Vegan protein porridge.

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Peanut Protein Porridge
Boost your morning with our super simple Vegan protein porridge recipe. Adding 20g (two dessert spoons) of our protein powder adds a whopping 10g of plant protein (not to mention the other healthy fats, vitamins and minerals!) What a start to the day!
Servings
bowl
Ingredients
  • 1 Bowl of Porridge, cooked with oat milk We used Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free Rolled Oats
  • 10 g Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake That's 2 heaped dessert spoons
  • 1 tsp Peanut butter Or other nut butter
Servings
bowl
Ingredients
  • 1 Bowl of Porridge, cooked with oat milk We used Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free Rolled Oats
  • 10 g Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake That's 2 heaped dessert spoons
  • 1 tsp Peanut butter Or other nut butter
Instructions
  1. Make your usual porridge (we used oat milk), then stir in the protein powder and nut butter. Serve with fresh fruit.
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Vegan Cherry Chocolate Protein Cupcakes

February 10th, 2018 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Vegan Cherry Chocolate Protein Cupcakes”

Gluten, dairy and egg free, these cupcakes have an indulgent, brownie like texture. The addition of our Sour Cherry Protein Powder boosts their nutritional value. The icing is made using natural fruit sugar.

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Warm Hot Dark Chocolate and Sour Cherry Protein Shake

January 16th, 2018 Posted by Protein Shakes, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Warm Hot Dark Chocolate and Sour Cherry Protein Shake”

Warm up a chilly morning with our hot dark chocolate and sour cherry protein shake!

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Shake recipe inspiration

December 20th, 2017 Posted by Protein Shakes, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Shake recipe inspiration”

Get some quick recipe inspiration…..!

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New range – now launched!

October 23rd, 2017 Posted by Updates 0 thoughts on “New range – now launched!”

We have very exciting news to share with you! We’ve been busy developing a new range of Vegan Protein Shakes.

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What’s in a Portion?

September 28th, 2017 Posted by Health & Nutrition 0 thoughts on “What’s in a Portion?”

A portion of Liberto bean pasta really packs a punch….

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