Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'beans''

Kawunga

Kawunga

Explore the world through new flavors and help fight world hunger. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Got any fasting plans for Lent? Check out CRS Rice Bowl and discover how what you give up for Lent can [...]

Cheese Empanadas with Beans

Cheese Empanadas with Beans

  Explore the world through new flavors and help fight world hunger. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Mardi Gras feasting is officially over. Got any fasting plans for Lent? Check out CRS Rice Bowl and discover how [...]

Turkey Chili Mole

Turkey Chili Mole

Time to get “crock” ing and enjoy a warm bowl of chili! By: Jodie Shield, RD Brrrrrr!  It’s cold or should I say chili?  Time to fire up your crock pot and cozy up to a flavor-packed [...]

How to Toss Beans Into Family Meals

How to Toss Beans Into Family Meals

Three tasty bean tips you can count on!  By: Jodie Shield, RD Beans are a great source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, but many kids – mine included- wish they could toss them out the window [...]

Tuscan White Bean and Plum Tomato Soup

Tuscan White Bean and Plum Tomato Soup

Use holiday leftovers to make homemade soup in minutes – umm good! By: Jodie Shield, RD All that leftover New Year’s Day ham – how many sandwiches can you eat?  I always save a few slices and [...]

Ludington Baked Beans

Ludington Baked Beans

 Grandma Sally’s legendary bean recipe!  By: Jodie Shield, RD Can you image a summer picnic without baked beans? It’s tradition at our family get togethers to serve Grandma Sally’s Ludington Beans. The first time I tasted her [...]

Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip

By: Jodie Shield, RD Looking for an after school snack that’s healthy and tasty.  Your kids will love this black bean dip.  I highly recommend you let them help you prepare it.  What child can resist [...]

How To Soak Dry Beans

How To Soak Dry Beans

  Jodie Shield, RD A wide variety of beans – dry and canned – are stocked in grocery stores.  But which should you use?  It all boils down to your time.  Dry beans require a few [...]

Do You Know Your Beans?

Do You Know Your Beans?

By: Jodie Shield, RD   Beans belong to the family of plants known as legumes, of which there are about two thousand varieties all over the world.  Beans are a key ingredient in many ethnic foods.  [...]

Healthy Families Eat Beans

Healthy Families Eat Beans

By: Jodie Shield, RD While beans may not be magical enough to grow a fairy-tale beanstalk, they do work their own kind of magic on our health.  Several studies suggest that eating beans may prevent heart [...]