Dry beans are one of those ingredients that seem infinitely challenging and time consuming — but the truth is beans cooked from scratch are far more delicious and economical than canned beans.
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Chana dal can be used in so many ways as an addition to soups, curries, salads, over rice or other grains (I like mine with quinoa). They can also be tossed in some olive or coconut oil, along with some spices, and roasted in the oven for a healthy snack. Like their larger common varieties of chickpea, they can be made into a fabulous hummus.
Menu planning and cooking healthy, unprocessed foods should be fun, relaxed and involve the whole family – and this three-bean sweet potato chili is one of our family’s favorite recipes.
This recipe for an Italian Farro Salad with Favas or Soybeans is the perfect combination of an authentic Italian dish with lots of flavor that is both fresh and healthy.
The ancient Greek word for diet meant ‘’way of living’’ in general and was not referring to the dietary needs and habits of the people. Instead it has to do with the type of lifestyle we live – work, sleep, friends, social activities, community, and place of living.
What I love about casamiento is that it combines simple, inexpensive ingredients into a meal with interesting flavors and textures. I love the way creamy red beans contrast with chewy brown rice.
I must confess, this is the first time I’ve made chili without opening a single can. I usually reach for canned tomatoes, tomato paste – and (gasp!) canned beans if I’m in a major hurry. I can’t tell you how good it feels, and tastes, to make an utterly unprocessed version.
Thank you, mom, for being such an inspiration to me. Also, for this super-simple four bean salad recipe.