Tag Archives: Beans

Homemade Black Bean Soup

By Lori Meszaros, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Growing up in Arizona, Mexican food was part of my daily diet, but I never really cared for beans. As my tastebuds have matured, however, I can’t seem to get enough! … Continue reading

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The Magical Fruit

By Jacob Gerdes, recent Arizona State University Nutrition Communications Student   This fruit comes in all colors and shapes and can take many forms in different recipes. They are nutrient powerhouses with multiple health benefits from protecting your heart to … Continue reading

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Eat Beans and Live Longer?

By Angela C Torrence, RDH and ASU Nutrition Student   In any kind of weather, I can’t help but crave hearty home-cooked meals. In my vegan household, that means plenty of bean chili, lentil loafs, and legume soups. Until I … Continue reading

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Legumes and Nuts: The Nutrient Packed Secret

By Lisa Kaschmitter, Nutritionist     Legumes are a family of nutritious vegetables, which consists of beans, peas, nuts, and lentils. They are known for being incredibly nutrient dense, and most contain no cholesterol. They also boast high levels of … Continue reading

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National Eat Beans Day: Fascinating Bean Facts

Beans, beans the magical fruit, the more you eat the more you… well… you know. July 3rd is National Eat Beans Day. This is a day to celebrate the bean vegetable in all its forms. Were you aware that beans … Continue reading

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