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Ham and Lentil Soup.

Take 3 ham stock cubes and put in to pan 3/4 full of water.  Bring to the boil.  Add a small cup of lentils.  Grate 2 large carrots, grate 1 medium potato, chop up a leak and add to the boiling water.  Add seasoning to taste.  Quarter 4 medium potatoes and add to the pot.  Simmer for about an hour.  Butter 2 slices of crusty bread or soda bread, serve up your soup and enjoy!  A hearty lunch or dinner….yum! The nutritional value cannot be underestimated:  Lentils will provide: Vitamin B1, Iron, protein, potassium.  Carrots provide Vitamin A in the form of beta carotene.  Potatoes provide Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Iron, Potassium and Folate whilst leak will provide Vitamin K.  Bread provides B vitamins.  So eating soup is very healthy especially if you make it yourself!  You may need to supplement your diet if you feel that you are missing out on some of the key nutrients that the body needs.  If you are not sure which supplements you may be missing out on, then take out FREE Vitamin Deficiency Test on www.vittest.com

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