Kale and Feta loaded Sweet Potato

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I don’t count my sit ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting because they are the ones that count”Muhammad Ali 

 

210g tin Chickpeas ( 244 Calories, 2g Fat, 34g Carbs, 16g Protein)

1 large Sweet Potato ( 77 Calories, 1g Fat, 16g Carbs, 1g Protein)

1 Red Onion chopped ( 31 Calories, 0g Fat, 6g Carbs, 1g Protein)

Handful of Kale ( 39 Calories, 1g Fat, 1g Carbs, 3g Protein)

30g Feta Cheese ( 83 Calories, 7g Fat, 0g Carbs, 5g Protein)

Couple stalks asbaragus ( 16 Calories, 1g Fat, 1g Carbs, 2g Protein)

 

Feta Cheese is a big staple and part of a medditerranean diet that we should all be striving to eat as these kinds of diets are the best diets for long term health and also reduce the risks of heart diseases etc.

Compared to its other members of the Cheese family, it is low in Calories and Fat but high in Calcium, B Vitamins and prosperous, which all benefit long term bone strength and health. It also contains beneficial bacteria and many fatty acids.

This combined with the Vitamin A and proteins from the Sweet Potato, not to mention the vital carbs in the vegetable makes it perfect for Carb loading before a big event too.

What many of you may not know is that there are actually tons of carbs in a half a can of chickpeas and these pulses are extremely good, even more so combined with the high iron levels in the Kale.

 

1) prick a large Sweet Potato with a knife or fork and microwave for 10-15 minutes or for however long it needs.

2) Drain the Chickpeas and add inside the sweet potato and cook for 10-15 more minutes in a pre heated oven.

3) Meanwhile, marinate the Feta Cheese with the onion and spices.

4) When the Sweet Potato is cooked, load it with the Chickpeas, Feta, Kale, Red Onion And Asparagus.

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