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Orca Bean Salad with Mango and Avocado

Orca Bean Salad with Mango and Avocado

As seasons and weather dictate food choices, sunny, hot summers are made for cool, fresh salads, like this Orca Bean Salad with fresh fruit. Whether you’re picnicking at the park or splashing at the shore, the juicy tropical and citrus flavors will k ...
Quick-and-Easy Bean Burgers

Quick-and-Easy Bean Burgers

Peer into the freezer case at the supermarket, and dozens of veggie burger options are there for your choosing. Convenience makes being vegetarian or vegan easy, but maybe you’re up for a challenge. Making your own patties means you pick the protein ...
Two-Bean Sweet Potato & Chicken Crockpot Chili

Two-Bean Sweet Potato & Chicken Crockpot Chili

Dried beans have so much appeal—they’re inexpensive, store easily and last an exceptionally long time on a pantry shelf. The only drawback is in their prep, as some need to be soaked overnight (a process that not only helps them to cook more evenly a ...
Hearty Vegan Bean, Lentil & Vegetable Soup

Hearty Vegan Bean, Lentil & Vegetable Soup

There’s nothing better than a pot of soup simmering on the stove while cozied up on the couch watching snow fall outside your window. Not the sodium-laden, metallic-tinged, canned kind that you reheat and eat. I’m talking about a hearty, filling, loa ...
Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Fiber is the stuff that makes your digestion hum, but the average American ingests less than half of the recommended amount per day. Most of us easily manage about 12 grams, but recommendations for optimal health range from 20 to 35 grams of dietary ...
Kale & Cranberry Bean Stew

Kale & Cranberry Bean Stew

Bearing no relation to the actual berry, cranberry beans – also called borlotti beans or Roman beans – get their fruity name from the deep red color of the specks spread across their white skin. Tender and chestnut-like in taste, they’re perfect swap ...