The Beautiful Bean

Beans are super nutritious. Here are some delicious and creative ways eat beans.

Beautiful Beans - All about beans

Beans are one the best foods you can eat! They’re super easy to make. They’re very versatile. And they’re extremely economical (great for the grocery budget!). And because they’re gluten-free and vegan, they can meet a variety of dietary needs.

Plus, you’ll find a rainbow of variety when it comes to beans. From large to very tiny, oval to disc-shaped to perfectly round, from black to red to white and even freckled these nutritional powerhouses come in all sizes, shapes, and colors so you can find lots of ways to use your bean.

Different Kinds of Beans

Slimming Beans

What’s more, with their amazing nutrient profile (high in fiber and other slimming nutrients), beans are a remarkable weight loss food.

Here’s how you can add more slimming beans to your diet.

Yummy Beans

Beans can add slimming fiber and nutrition to soups.

Vegan Soup

I love including beans in veggie burgers and plant-powered patties.

Mediterranean Burgers

And pureed white beans makes a lusciously creamy pasta sauce.

Creamy Vegan Pasta

Even bean-haters seem to like beans when they’re blended into creamy dips and spreads

Oil free hummus

Beans and other legumes can make nutritious and filling salads.

Burritos are a simple, quick, and easy lunch and are a great way to eat more beans.

Vegan Burritos

Better Beans

Most legumes come both dried (economical option) and canned (convenient option).  My favorite way to cook dry beans is in the crock-pot (slow cooker) or in an Instant Pot.

Brazilian Beans

They come out soooooo soft, soooooo tender, sooooooo good!  And how much easier can it get than to have your meal cooked for you while you are sleeping or at work?

More Ways to Eat Beans

Healthy Recipes Using Beans

Beautiful Beans

There are many delicious ways to include more of wonderfully nutritious, remarkably versatile beans in your diet.

What is your favorite way to eat beans?


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2 Comments

  1. LOVE LOVE LOVE this post! LOVE Beans! Your photos are wonderful too! One of my fave foods when I was 3 was Lima Beans! Now I like all of them just about and value them more now than ever 🙂

    1. Aw, thank you Jennifer! So happy you liked it.
      That’s really cool that one of your favorite foods was limas! Just goes to show little kids can like healthy foods. 🙂
      Thanks for the comment.

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