This healthy mango couscous is lovely as a healthy snack or as part of the main meal. It is enjoyed cold so is perfect for a picnic or lunch at work. If you like my recipe for Caribbean rice then you are sure to love this too.
Enjoy this healthy mango couscous with these meals
It’s a great easy meal to take to work as it does not need heating up and can be made a few days in advance. If you want to up the vegetable aspect of it you can add a handful of salad.
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This recipe can be easily made with leftovers you need to use up. If you have pepper and some salad like cucumber and spring onions that need using up it is a perfect way of making them into a delicious meal.
Why mango couscous is good for weight loss
This recipe is full of flavour, fruity and sweet but also low in calories and fats so it is great to keep you full when you are losing weight.
If you follow Slimming World, Weight Watchers (WW), Noom or any other weight loss plan you can usually count the ingredients in this recipe within your allowances. It is of course important to check yourself any plan you follow and remember all nutritional information and ingredients are found in the recipe card below.
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Why you need vegetables to lose weight
Everyone knows vegetables are good for you, don’t they? They are healthy and filling for very few calories!
The best vegetables are those with low-calorie density. Basically, we are talking about healthier vegetables – potatoes don’t count but butternut squash is much healthier for example!
This means if you eat 100g of spinach, for example, it is just 23 calories and obviously, 100g of anything would fill you up significantly. On the other hand, 100g of crisps, which would be just as filling, is around 536 calories!
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This tasty mango couscous is great for all the family to enjoy at a buffet, picnic or to take for your lunch at work.
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