Category Archives: legumes

roasted tomato, corn & black bean salsa

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Fresh salsa is a snap to put together – with a few simple ingredients, a little lime juice, olive oil and heat, homemade salsa will be the only salsa that will ever pass your lips!

white bean soup with garlic & oregano

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This Italian staple of white bean soup needs to make it on your top 10 “base soup recipes” list. Master this classic Tuscan soup and then switch up with all kinds of variations.

brownies with black beans, double chocolate & walnuts

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Double chocolate black bean brownies with walnuts are heaven sent – black beans bring the texture, cocoa powder brings the flavour and you bring your imagination. With this in your sweet storehouse, you’ll be serving dessert first and often! These babies are fully-loaded – with fibre, thanks to the black beans, with antioxidants thanks to the cocoa powder and with heart-healthy fat thanks to the olive oil! Now how many sweet decadent delights can you say that about?

beans in a can

canned beans

If seasoned food writers can rethink canned beans, so can you! Check out the info under well-stocked kitchen for the dried bean approach, but right now I’m pushing the canned variety. Just know going in that the same ideas apply, once you have the cooked legume in hand. Whether out of a can or a…