Updated: Feb 8, 2022
Beans are loaded with protein, iron and zinc and contain fiber, folate, magnesium and potassium. But that is not all! Oh no!! Beans pack a powerful nutritional punch and can be enjoyed at every meal - yup, even desert! Beans/Legumes have been known to help with slimming the waistline, lowering blood pressure, regulating blood sugar levels as well as insulin and cholesterol levels.
Black beans, edamame, green peas, lentils, chickpeas, kidney beans, butter beans, pinto beans and navy beans - just a few of the amazing beans from which we can choose to create delicious and nutritious meals.
Below are two recipes for beans that can get you started today in getting this wonderful little packet of power into your daily routine. Please click on the name of the recipe to see the full recipe in our Explore and Connect section, thank you.
Skip the oil, add in freshly roasted red peppers and enjoy their naturally flavored juices to mix this distant cousin of the better known hummus.
Spicy and creamy, this one is perfect for snacking and dipping! Scoop it up with some fresh broccoli or cauliflower and add a cruciferous boost to your snack time!