Tag: bean

Why We Love Chili

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, Meal Makeovers, November 3, 2010

This classic comfort food is the perfect end to a cold day. Its versatility can make it suitable to most taste preferences and although many think it’s unhealthy, chili is really full of nutritious ingredients. But those aren’t the only reasons we love chili.

Rice and Beans, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, June 18, 2009

Did you know combining rice and beans creates a perfect protein? Problem is, many folks sabotage this healthy dish by adding too much fat. Done right, rice and beans can be a simple, spiced-up masterpiece that’s delicious and healthy.

Spotlight Recipe: Black Bean Salad

by in Healthy Recipes, May 25, 2009

This deliciously simple dish is the perfect picnic side. Amazingly, there’s no oil or other fat added to it — meaning it’s fat-free. Instead, you get tons of fiber from the beans, corn and other veggies. A touch of pineapple adds a sweetness to combo, too.