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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Meet our Featured Dietitian Anne Danahy!

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Anne Danahy is a registered dietitian and nutrition communications consultant from Scottsdale, Arizona, who specializes in women’s health and healthy aging. She blogs ...
Thursday, February 8, 2018

 Red Beans and Rice!

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Mardi Gras is early this year — Feb. 13, to be precise. Break out your beads and masks and make some red beans and rice to celebrate! This traditional Louisiana dis...
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Meet our Featured Food Blogger Averie!

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Averie Sunshine began blogging from her San Diego, California, home in 2009 as a little hobby. Since then, she’s built her website, Averie Cooks, into an impressive st...
Saturday, January 13, 2018

You’ll Love These Lima Bean Recipes … Really!

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Let’s face it: A lot of us grew up eating frozen green lima beans that left a lot to be desired. But once you start cooking with these dry white beans you’ll disc...
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Creamy Large White Lima Bean Tortilla Slow Cooker Soup from ®Healthy Grocery Girl!

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California Beans is delighted to be partnered with the ®Healthy Grocery Girl, Megan Roosevelt! Megan has developed a delicious, nutritious and easy to make slow cook...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Meet our Featured Food Blogger, Rebecca!

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Rebecca Hubbell's website Sugar and Soul is geared toward inspiring millennial women, but all ages will love this website — especially if you like to cook and travel! ...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Eat Black-Eye Peas for Good Luck All Year Long!

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These little one-eyed wonders are known by different names: black-eye peas, beans, or cowpeas. Whatever you call them in your neck of the woods, and however you fix them...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

California Beans Winter Giveaway!

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Winter Giveaway Time! What's Your Favorite Way to Eat Beans? Enter to win a free $400 Amazon gift card from California Beans. It's easy! Just head to our Facebook pag...
Sunday, November 19, 2017

Meet our Featured Dietitian Mary Parsons!

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Mary Parsons of Flavorrd is a food enthusiast and registered dietitian. Biology was her field of choice in college, but her experiments in the kitchen led her to combine...
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Meet our Featured Food Blogger Alyssa!

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Alyssa Brantley develops delicious recipes that are easy to master. Not only is her website, Everyday Maven, filled with amazing dishes, but she has conveniently categor...
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Baking with beans isn’t weird!

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Does baking with beans sound weird to you? What if I told you that you can cut the fat and up the nutritional value of your baked goods without sacrificing flavor? It...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Meet our Featured Food Blogger Jaclyn Bell!

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If you’re looking for recipes to inspire your breakfasts, dinners, and beyond, you must bookmark the Cooking Classy site! Jaclyn Bell is a young wife and mother who st...
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Meet our Featured Dietitian Anne Mauney!

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Anne Mauney is a registered dietitian, creator of the blog Fannetastic Food, a marathoner, yogi, lover of the outdoors, and a healthy recipe creator. She has a private n...
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Do You Know Your White Beans?

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Navy, Great Northern and cannellini beans are often confused for each other — but luckily, no matter which bean you choose, you’ll wind up with a tasty dish! These w...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Meet our Featured Dietitian Carlene Thomas!

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Carlene Thomas’s Healthfully Ever After website is a feast for the eyes! Carlene is a dietitian nutritionist, and along with her husband, Chris, they develop recipes a...
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Meet our Featured Food Blogger Alyssa Rimmer!

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Alyssa Rimmer started her blog, ©Simply Quinoa, to share her love of healthy cooking and — of course — quinoa. It has become so much more than just a blog; it has b...
Thursday, September 7, 2017

So many delicious bean recipes!

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Have you ever thought of adding beans and chorizo to macaroni? How about hummus with a Greek twist, or using butternut squash and beans on a tostada? Our April featured ...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Meet our Featured Food Blogger, Holly!

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Type in the word “beans” on Holly Nilsson’s website, Spend With Pennies, and you will find pages of recipes using all varieties of beans! Holly is a mother of four...
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Meet Lindsay, Our Featured Dietitian!

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Lindsay Livingston is a full-time mom and a registered dietitian from Columbus, Ohio. She believes healthy eating doesn't have to be complicated or expensive — and bea...
Thursday, August 3, 2017

Try Chickpea Flour — You’ll Like It!

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I like experimenting with different ingredients when I cook, so naturally I wanted to try recipes using garbanzo, or chickpea, flour. It’s a nutritional, gluten-free p...