This version of a traditional shepherd's pie features carrots, lentils and corn beneath a crown of mashed potato topping – a comfort food perfect for a seasonal winter's evening before donating life-saving blood plasma the next day! It's vegetarian, so you'll be digesting less fat from red meat, and packed with fiber, iron and protein. Follow below for ingredients and how to make it!
This easy recipe is chocked full of iron and fiber to boost your immunity and keep you a successful donor. The sweet potato fritters are crispy on the outside but tender inside, and the paprika-flavored pinto beans are a great vegetarian substitute for healthy protein. Here's what you'll need and how to make it:
For our last #wellnesswednesday iron-rich recipe post in December, B Positive Insider is serving up a grilled fish taco recipe that will elevate your iron levels but not your fat intake. The trick to grilling the fish so that it has that fried food taste is to coat the fillets with an Adobo rub and make sure the grill is hot and well-oiled.
Happy Wednesday! B Positive Insider here to introduce a new trend of blog posts for healthy iron-rich recipes: Wellness Wednesday! Every Wednesday in December I'm going to deliver a healthy recipe that is fun to make, eat, and produce a successful plasma donation.
This week's recipe is ham and broccoli pasta salad. There are a few other things in this salad aside from the ham and broccoli, but both are rich in iron so eating the combination boosts your levels two-fold, and the peppers will provide you a lot of Vitamin C, B6, and potassium! It's a great make-ahead easy entrée with colorful additions that will keep your taste buds buzzing.