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Fibre February: High fibre meals for the day

Updated: Mar 28

Did you know that adults should be eating 30g of fibre per day? At UK Flour Millers, we are helping consumers meet this goal during Fibre February and year-round.

We are excited to introduce our easy, high fibre recipe ideas, packaged by an expert with a MSc in Food Science. Each full recipe is for one adult-sized serving, with the approximate fibre amount for the combined ingredients of that single serving. We hope you enjoy these tasty, flour-filled treats while upping your fibre intake.

Total fibre for the day: 39.6g


Breakfast: Mixed berry wholemeal pancakes


2 medium-sized wholemeal pancakes, homemade

1 cup berries

1 tbsp date syrup

1 tbsp flaked almonds

1 tbsp ground flaxseeds

Amount of fibre per serving: 10.6g


Lunch: Vegetarian burritos


2 medium-sized wholemeal tortilla wraps

½ cup black beans, canned

1 cup mushrooms

2 cups spinach

1 garlic clove

¼ cup enchilada sauce

¼ cup cheese

½ red onion

3 tsp lemon juice

¼ cup water

3 tsp vegetable oil

Sea salt

Cayenne pepper

Amount of fibre per serving: 19.0g


Dinner: Chicken and avocado pitta sandwiches


1 white pitta bread, halved 

1 fillet chicken breast fillet, Cajun-marinated, cooked in the oven

¼ red onion

1 handful baby plum tomatoes

½ avocado

2 tbsp Greek-style yoghurt

2 tbsp fresh coriander

Amount of fibre per serving: 4.6g


Snack: Pitta with houmous


½ wholemeal pitta bread

2 tbsp houmous

Amount of fibre per serving: 5.4g


Disclaimer: The meals were not created by a dietician, the fibre content per serving is not calculated by a dietician, are not intended to replace personal or professional meal preparation recommendations, and only focus on the fibre count over a full nutrition breakdown. Despite using a recognised nutrition analysis software, fibre content should be considered an estimate due to differences in portion size, household measures to weight, and product types or brands. The information provided in this article is not intended to be used to treat or prevent any disease, condition, or nutrient deficiency. Individuals’ dietary needs and restrictions are unique to the individual. If you have any questions or concerns about increasing your fibre intake and want specific dietary advice, please consult a registered healthcare professional or dietician.


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