Tag Archives: beans

Scrumptious Selections for a Plant-Based Diet

Scrumptious Selections for a Plant-Based Diet

Whether you’re a vegan, a vegetarian or an occasional plant-based diet devotee, variety is the spice of life. Beans plus brown rice, tofu sauteed with veggies and eggplant casseroles are tasty, but eating them too regularly can lead to boredom. ...
Shepherd’s Pie with Cornbread Topping

Shepherd’s Pie with Cornbread Topping

Didn’t finish those mashed potatoes at dinner yesterday? Making tonight’s meal will be a breeze! Use your leftover spuds to make a dish that’s been satisfying hungry families for centuries: shepherd’s pie. Once known as “ ...
Savory White & Black Bean Soup

Savory White & Black Bean Soup

Cooking with black beans is easy””tuck them into burritos, stir them into chili, mix with a mound of rice. White beans, on the other hand, have appeal, but…how can they be used? Thanks to this recipe, you don’t need to think twice a ...
Getting Started on the Mediterranean Diet

Getting Started on the Mediterranean Diet

You may be familiar with a Mediterranean diet, which typically is rich in vegetables, fruit, beans, olive oil, nuts and fish. What do those foods offer your body? The veggies and fruit provide you with fiber, vitamins and minerals, while beans offer ...
Kick Stubborn Fat to the Curb

Kick Stubborn Fat to the Curb

Jiggly arms. Pudgy belly. Saggy bottom. For many women, these “problem areas” cause a lot of frustration. I’m often asked what can be done to tone up and get rid of stubborn fat once and for all. ...