Tag: beans

Spotlight Recipes: Mardi Gras Madness

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, February 15, 2010

This Mardi Gras celebrate Southern-style food without sticks of butter, mounds of meat, and gobs of heavy cream. These top healthy picks will make your mouth water and have your guests begging for more.

Katie’s Healthy Bites: A Fall Sausage Stew

by in Uncategorized, November 1, 2009

This cassoulet, based off a traditional sausage-and-bean stew from France, features my beloved butternut squash. The squash provides the hearty meal loads of nutrients: beta-carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium and fiber to name a few. Along with the beans, the chicken sausage packs a protein (and flavor) punch without going overboard on fat.

Katie's Healthy Bites: Easy End-of-Summer Favorites

by in Healthy Recipes, September 6, 2009

Where I live, fruit and veggie favorites are hitting peak freshness, and I’ve got a stash of recipes that feature their yummy flavors and help me keep the season alive. I thought I’d share a couple of the simpler ones — Summer Potato Salad and Cucumber, Tomato and White Bean Salad.

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Beans, Beans, Good for Your Heart

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, July 12, 2009

Beans might get a bad rap, but they’re extremely good for you! An excellent source of complex carbs, protein and fiber, they’re also chock full of vitamins and minerals (calcium, potassium, B6 and folate to name a few). Here are some good summer recipes featuring white beans.

Spotlight Recipe: Greens and Beans

by in Healthy Recipes, March 22, 2009

Everyone needs a good kale recipe! This side dish has big flavor, vitamins, protein and only takes minutes to throw together. Kale and red pepper flakes balance out with creamy white beans and savory chicken broth. Add leftovers to an omelet or toss with cooked pasta.