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Reinventing a Canadian Crop As a Sweet Summer Treat

Nicolle Mah | Posted 07.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Nicolle Mah

Timber. Maple Syrup. When asked of Canadian exports, you'd be forgiven if pulses didn't also spring to mind. Yet Canadian farmers are one of the bigge...

Beans, Beans, The Magical Food

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Heather Gillis-Harris

It was discovered that my eight-year-old daughter is full of poop. Literally, full of poop. At a check-up appointment the doctor discovered that she d...

Fart Proudly In Philadelphia?

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In 1781, Benjamin Franklin wrote a satirical letter, purporting to be a proposal for a subject for European scientists to study. Franklin, an amateur scientist himself, was making a snide point about what he considered to be rather frivolous research by the Europeans.

Meatless Monday: Cheap Eats for Tough Times

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.11.2016 | Green
Ellen Kanner

These are challenging days for those of us who eat. Food's expensive. The climate change we're experiencing is killing our crops and is going to make ...

People Are Using Canned Chickpea Goo To Make Cocktails And Desserts

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.13.2016 | Taste

After cracking open a can of chickpeas, you probably just pour that gooey, watery sludge on top down the drain. Whoooa, not so fast. That stuff is cu...

Foster Beans

Sandy Thomas | Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

For two days it lay on my kitchen counter. Two greenish plants with bare roots, and no soil, that were laying on a damp paper towel inside a plastic baggie.

Eat More Of These If You Want To Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.01.2016 | Healthy Living

Usually a weight loss plan calls for restriction: You remove a food from your daily eats to drop pounds. But new research is advising you to add to yo...

7 Flavorful Side Dishes to Pair with Dinner Tonight

Rachel Hollis | Posted 03.17.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Spice up tonight's dinner with one of these seven delicious side dishes from The Chic Site. They are so good you might even skip the main course. Okay...

So, About That Slimy Liquid In Your Canned Beans ...

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.08.2016 | Taste

You know the feeling. You open a can of beans and you're instantly met with that coating of murky liquid holding your beans in a gooey suspension. Som...

Meatless Monday: Invitation to a Bean Feast

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.27.2016 | Green
Ellen Kanner

I'm inviting you to a bean feast -- that's what the Brits call that big company dinner when we gather to celebrate or because we have to.

Meatless Monday: Plant-Based Diet Finds Common Ground, Makes Common Sense

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.30.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

News flash: Top global physicians and academics agree -- eat more fruits and vegetables.

Cooking Off the Cuff: Squid! Chorizo! Beans! (You Can even Skip the Squid)

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.14.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

An unexpectedly long cooking time won't get in the way of putting dinner on the table. Make plenty: you'll have pasta e fagioli soon.

Pulses: Little Beans With Big Opportunities

Amy R. Beaudreault, PhD | Posted 09.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy R. Beaudreault, PhD

What is a pulse anyway? And why does the UN care so much about them? And, perhaps more importantly, why should you?

Beans Are Just As Filling As Beef, Validating Vegetarians Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living

Next time someone asserts that a meatless dinner doesn't "feel like a real meal," feel free to point them toward this recent study that found beans an...

10 Foods To Eat For An Energy Boost

Thrive Market | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Thrive Market

There are other foods that provide that same, lasting jolt. You don't need that afternoon latte to perk you up -- just work in one of these healthy snacks.

The Mexican Mess

Mira Manek | Posted 05.27.2016 | Taste
Mira Manek

I've come up with a more hearty Mexican entree which can be layered up and served fresh and hot at a dinner party.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Let's Go Back to the Prairie, Yet Again, and Discuss It With Laura

Erica Wides | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

Who do I love to talk about the most, other than myself? Just take a guess. Correct. Laura. As in, Laura Ingalls Wilder! Only my imaginary best friend...

The Secret Ingredient for a Great Cup of Coffee: Hint, It's Not What You Think

Fair Trade USA | Posted 03.20.2015 | Green
Fair Trade USA

There are definitely some myths out there about sustainable products, and to be blunt, how good they are. Some people wonder whether something so focu...

What Really Happened To Beans From 'Even Stevens'?

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.27.2015 | Entertainment

If you're a Disney fan, you know all about "Even Stevens." The series, which followed the hijinks of a family living in suburban Sacramento, Californi...

Beans: Calming the Fears

Alan Christianson | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

Despite these clearly-documented benefits, many are concerned about beans. These concerns stem mostly from ideas set forth by the paleo community.

9 Health Benefits Of Beans

Alan Christianson | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

In my practice, I have observed that limited diets lead to nutrient deficiencies, weaker digestive function and emotional stress. Beans are a great case in point. Many either intentionally avoid them or do not think to include them in their diets.

From Silver Bullets to Silver Systems

Curt Bowen | Posted 02.15.2015 | Impact
Curt Bowen

The bottom line of the conference is easy to understand: There is an immense potential to affect the nutrition and income of small farmers throughout Guatemala by improving the black bean seeds they use. But the challenge we will all face is how to collaborate to make that possible.

Why You Should Switch To Dried Beans

Epicurious | Posted 02.11.2015 | Taste
Epicurious

We're here to tell you to put aside the can opener and start cooking more with dried beans.

Escarole, Kale, and Sweet Potato Crockpot Soup: A Heart-Healthy Satisfying Meal

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 12.08.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

The comforting aroma of a Crockpot meal is everything we love about fall wrapped up in one easy dish.

Meatless Monday: Love by the Ladleful With "Love Soup" Author Anna Thomas

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.06.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

I'm a believer in soup, but "Love Soup" author Anna Thomas is its high priestess. Her book offers 160 different meatless recipes organized according t...