Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Meet our Featured Food Blogger, Isadora of She Likes Food!


I am usually on the lookout for food bloggers who use beans in their recipes (go figure), and Isadora never disappoints! Her photos inspire you to get in the kitchen and...
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Meet our Featured Dietitian Katie Cavuto!


Ask Katie Cavuto about beans, and she says: “What’s not to love?” This wellness advocate inspires people to live well through self-love, good food, mindfulness, an...
Thursday, June 8, 2017

Are They Lima Beans or Butterbeans?

Lima Beans Background -Photographed on a Canon EOS-1 Mark 3

Are they Lima beans or butterbeans? In the United States, we primarily refer to the bean as a Lima or a butterbean. But it’s always up for debate! One thing is for sur...
Monday, May 22, 2017

Meet Meggan Hill of Culinary Hill!

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Meggan Hill, a native of Wisconsin, is the creator of the blog Culinary Hill. Meggan believes food is love, and there is nothing more she loves to do than spread the lov...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Meet our Featured Dietitian Deborah Murphy!


Purchasing dried beans in bulk and cooking a big pot of them each weekend assures that Deborah Murphy and her fellow dietitian husband, Will, have a good source of plant...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Beans and Lamb Are a Great Combination!


Do you love eating lamb but not sure how to prepare it? I recently cleaned out my freezer and came across a leg of lamb that was a few years old. Instead of roasting it ...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Meet Allie & Dan of Love and Risotto!

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Newlyweds Allie and Dan love to relax after work by creating and cooking delicious dishes together and sharing them on their blog Love and Risotto. Allie is a farmer’s...
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Meet our Featured Dietitian Kristina LaRue!

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Kristina LaRue, RD, CSSD, loves when her clients add beans to their diet because of the great fiber content in beans. In fact, without eating beans, she cautions that it...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

It’s Bean Appetizer Time!


Easter is in a few days; Mother's Day and Graduation parties are just around the corner, so why not check out our recipe library for delicious dips and appetizers that w...
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Shrimp and Red Beans Creole

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Cooking with California Dry Beans is an oldie but goodie cookbook. Unfortunately, it is no longer in print, but I have made it my mission to cook and share the recipes f...
Saturday, March 11, 2017

Meet our Featured Dietitian Stephanie McKercher


Stephanie McKercher is on a mission to end calorie counting. Instead, this food lover and registered dietitian from Denver, Colorado, believes in eating mindfully, cooki...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

To Soak or Not to Soak…That is the Question.


Dry you soak them and if so, a hot soak or a cold soak? People often ask whether beans can be cooked without soaking first. I've been reading a few articles o...
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Meet our Featured Food Bloggers Melissa & Marcus King of My Whole Food Life!


Melissa and Marcus King are the cooking and creative duo behind My Whole Food Life website. Melissa is the creator, photographer and primary writer for the website and ...
Thursday, February 9, 2017

Meet our Featured Chef and Dietitian Abbie Gellman!

Abbie Gellman

Abbie Gellman loves beans so much that she even incorporates them at least twice a week in the breakfasts she prepares for her family!   After having spent time on Wal...
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Meet our Featured Food Blogger Jackie Garvin!

Jackie Garvin

Meet our Featured Food Blogger Jackie Garvin of Syrup and Biscuits! A Southern gal through and through Jackie Garvin of Syrup and Biscuits invites you into her websit...
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Soups On…Bean Soup That Is!


The New Year has hit most of the country with weather that has us longing for some comfort food. Soup has always been a comfort food for me, whether it’s chicken soup ...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Meet our Featured Dietitian Serena Ball!


Serena Ball, co-creator of the website The Recipe ReDux, a registered dietitian and health blogger community, likes the new and trendy way to use the bean brine from gar...
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Oh How I love Black-Eyed Peas


Guest writer Jill Nussinow,MS, RD is The Veggie Queen and served as a guest blogger, expressing her love for black-eyed peas and her pressure cooking methods! I can...
Thursday, December 8, 2016

Black-eyed Bean Waffles or Muffins…you choose!


Do you call them black-eyed beans, black-eyed peas, cow peas, or goat peas? Whatever you call them this one-eyed legume is a very versatile and nutritious little bean. E...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016



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