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Why You Should Eat More Beans

By Larraine Roulston: When we enjoy more plant-based foods on our dinner plates, not only will we become healthier, but also our action will have a positive impact on the planet.For centuries, beans have been an important part of our diet. Beans and other legumes, such as chick peas and …

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Root Vegetable Red Curry

If you like us eat for the seasons then winter is when we eat most root vegetables and we even grow lots of them in our garden. They work great in stews and soup but our favorite way to eat them is in curry.             …

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BBQ Bean and Cornbread Casserole

This recipe is adapted from a recipe from Forks over Knives magazine and is a fun take on baked beans. I served my casserole with some stream greens.               2 cups swiss chard, chopped ½ cup onion, minced ½ cup celery, minced ½ cup …

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Smashed Chickpea Salad

By Fredrica Syren: This is one of my favorite sandwich or wrap filling and I always try to have some made up in an airtight container in fridge for a quick snack or meal. 15 oz. can chickpeas drained, rinsed & skins removed 4 tbsp. vegan mayo 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard 1/4 red onion diced 1 tbsp. fresh dill, …

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Beet Burgers

These beet burgers are a staple food at home and can be eaten like a burger, or as a patty with rice, pasta or roasted vegetables or with a salad.               ½ cup oats 3 tbsp. corn starch 15 ounces cooked white beans or …

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White Beans in Dilly Tomato Sauce

Forget canned white beans in tomato sauce and say hello to my healthier version. This is a super simple dish but oh so good and one of my kid’s favorite dishes so I like to have it on hand in the fridge. We like to eat with rice, roasted vegetables …

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Gluten-free Chickpea Blondies

By Fredrica Syren: Last week I had a chickpea blondie in a restaurant and fell in love. I have to admit that I have been skeptical about using beans in baking — but no more. Now I can treat my kids to a baked goodie that is lower in calories, …

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All About Mung Beans

By Emma Grace Fairchild: The little green mung bean looks a bit like a lentil and a bit like a black eyed pea, and often goes unrecognized. However, it is tasty, nutritious and versatile. After buying a big bag of them at my local grocery store, I’ve been inspired to …

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Soaking and Sprouting Beans, Nuts, Grains and Seeds

By Fredrica Syren: Being a vegetarian for years, I base my diet on plants and depend on staples such as nuts, grains, seeds and beans. As a person who tries to use food to maintain health, one of the things I have discovered over the last couple of years on this journey is the …

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Pulses to the Rescue

By Larraine Roulston: Beans. Peas. Favas. Chickpeas. Lentils. Good for your health. Great for the environment. Amazingly delicious to eat! These unassuming members of the pulse family are impressively resilient and will stand up to the effects of climate change. In order to educate people about their rich value, the …

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