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Rosemary black bean dip

Are you looking for a way to make eating raw vegetables more enjoyable? Or maybe you want to pair a healthy dip with some tortilla chips for a weekend away camping? This rosemary black bean dip is a great alternative to store bought or packaged options. Packed with protein and flavour, this dip should make its way into your snack rotation. Plus, it is cost effective and quick and easy to make!

Fiesta pie

Is it a pie, a lasagna, or an enchilada? Whatever you call it, this dish is a hearty, pulse-packed flavour party and a great way to use some of those canned beans in the pantry. Beans are packed with fibre, and are a sustainable and inexpensive protein.

the benefits of beans

5 Benefits of Beans

We could all use more beans and lentils in our lives whether it be to lose weight, reduce cholesterol, manage diabetes, or simply to eat less meat.

lentil curry

Express Curried Lentils

This is comfort food at its best. And, if you need a delicious and healthy way to go meatless, this is your recipe.

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Black Bean Soup

This is one of the easiest (and tastiest) soups you can make, never mind that it is packed with fibre, protein and slow-burning carbohydrate. Make sure to rinse your canned beans well to reduce their salt content. If you feel ambitious, use a the “Quick Soak” method for preparing the black beans.

Dietitian Health Tip Boost your fibre intake

Dietitian Health Tip: Boost your fibre intake

Boost your fibre intake by adding bean/legumes to your meals this week.

Dietitian Health Tip-Pulses gluten free low fat low GI

Dietitian Health Tip: Pulses – gluten free, low fat, low GI

Pulses (dry peas, lentils, dry beans and chickpeas) are the edible seed of legumes.

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Green Bean Salad Recipes

With beans in abundance we boil, steam, and sauté them. But when we get tired of that what else is there? How about a nice, crisp salad to accompany your meal?

edamame-succotash

Edamame Succotash

You may have turned up your nose at this type of legume in the past, but read on about the nutritional benefits of edamame and it will make you think twice!

quinoa-recipes

Try These Delicious Quinoa Recipes!

This weeks’ recipe club features two salads full of flavour, fresh ingredients and fibre. Try them as a meal on their own, on top of salad or as a side dish!