This work contains 150 delicious and nutritious recipes that make the most of beans, nuts, legumes, pulses and grains for a healthy heart and energized lifestyle. Choose from a wide range of appetizing dishes such as luxury muesli, taboulleh, hummus, beef and barley soup, Boston baked beans, lamb and carrot casserole with barley, lentil dahl, and oatmeal biscuits. A comprehensive visual directory fully explains the health benefits of every type of bean, pulse, legume and grain, together with information on storing, preparing and cooking. This beautifully illustrated and practical book aims to make beans, pulses, seeds, legumes and grains a familiar part of everyday living, introducing them into the diet in well-known and familiar recipes. Many favourite dishes from cuisines around the world incorporate these highly nutritious ingredients and many of these recipes are featured in this volume. Try Tuscan pot-roasted shoulder of lamb, Jamaican black bean pot, tuna nicoise, white bean salad with roasted red pepper dressing, chilli con carne, Boston brown bread, and date slice. In all, there are 150 delicious and enticing recipes for soups, smoothies, dips, risottos, pilaffs, stews, curries, hotpots, pasta dishes, casseroles, even cakes, desserts and breads - something to appeal to every palate.