May 19, 2020

Pineapple Black Bean Salsa

Party food can most definitely be colorful, delicious, and healthy at the same time. This pineapple black bean salsa is a perfect example. Pineapple, beans, avocado, and other nutrient-dense ingredients combine to create a festive dish that promotes optimal energy levels, digestion, and wellbeing. This dish is also versatile. Try serving it with tortilla chips as an appetizer or use it as a sweet and spicy topping for grilled tofu or fish. Either way, it’s sure to be a hit at your next summer barbecue. Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 pineapple, peeled and diced (about 2 ½ cups) 1 ¼ cups […]
July 17, 2018

This Pasta Is Full of (Black) Beans

Made from black beans, black bean pasta is a nutritional powerhouse. One serving typically contains 15 to 22 grams protein and 6 to 8 grams fiber, not to mention a healthful dose of calcium, vitamins and minerals–and it’s gluten-free. Pairing the pasta with tomatillos gives it a zesty, almost lemony taste and adding avocados makes it creamy good. It’s the perfect match. Black Bean Pasta with Tomatillo Sauce Ingredients: 1 Tbs. olive oil 1 cup chopped white onion 2 cups vegetable broth 3 cups tomatillos, husks removed, washed and chopped (about 12) 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 jalapeño […]
June 19, 2018

What’s for Breakfast? Good Morning Tacos!

Spicy and filling breakfast tacos have one advantage everyone loves: You can eat them quickly, with your hands. Eggs are a natural filling, but the sweet potato–black bean combo is an eggless protein option. Plus, they are gluten free. Fast Breakfast Tacos 3 Ways Here are three delicious options for breakfast tacos: Sweet potato, black bean and crema fresca: Peel a small sweet potato, and cut into 1-inch chunks. Cover, and sauté in olive oil until soft. When nearly done, measure out 2/3 cup and return to pan (reserve remainder for another use). Add ½ cup cooked black beans to […]