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15 November, 2023
If you can, use organic ingredients for this recipe. Although we are unsure whether eating organic food reduces breast cancer risk, organic food contains less pesticide residue. We know that certain pesticides are linked to breast cancer risk, so we recommend eating organic food whenever possible. Read more on pesticides here.
360g butternut squash, chopped into chunks
1 onion, peeled and chopped
250g sweet mini peppers, seeded and halved
400g tin cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
400g tin chopped tomatoes
10-12 basil leaves, shredded
400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed
Salt and pepper for seasoning
Optional: stock cube
Optional: vegetarian hard cheese or Parmesan
A diet high in fibre has been linked to a decreased breast cancer risk, and it’s good for your gut health too!
Tomatoes, butternut squash and peppers are a good source of carotenoids, which are substances found in fruits and vegetables that give them their bright red, yellow, orange and purple colours. Carotenoids act as a type of antioxidant, known for their positive health benefits, and may be associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer.
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