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Lime-Marinated Navy Bean Salad Recipe

Lime-Marinated Navy Bean Salad

Makes about 4 large servings

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups cooked can white beans, drained and rinsed
1 large ripe tomato, chopped
Handful of chopped green onions
2 teaspoons minced parsley
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
Extra-virgin olive oil
Sea salt, to taste
Fresh figs (optional)
Chopped capers (optional) Read more about Lime-Marinated Navy Bean Salad Recipe

 

Five Reasons To Eat Navy Beans

If you're keen on limiting dairy and gluten intake, another excellent choice is the nutrient-dense navy bean. On their own, navy beans don't pack much flavour, but if you combine them with a few choice companions, you'll likely be pleasantly surprised to welcome them into your weekly menu plan. Read more about Five Reasons To Eat Navy Beans

 

Quinoa-Stuffed Avocados Recipe

Though technically a seed, you prepare quinoa as you would any whole grain - two cups of water for every cup of quinoa, bring to a boil, then cover and simmer until done, usually about 10 to 15 minutes for a cup of quiona that will make about 3 to 4 decent servings. Read more about Quinoa-Stuffed Avocados Recipe

 

Why Red Beets Should Be A Part Of Your Life

I'm constantly on the lookout for recipes that call for red beets; per ounce, few foods that I'm aware of are as dense in a variety of nutrients that can help prevent heart disease and certain types of cancer, especially colon cancer. Red beets are particularly rich in B vitamins, including folate, which makes them useful for lowering blood homocysteine and preventing birth defects. Read more about Why Red Beets Should Be A Part Of Your Life

 

Grilled Portobello Mushroom and Avocado Sandwich

If you're staying away from gluten, dairy, and flesh meats but find yourself craving a filling sandwich, this one's well worth the effort of putting together for yourself and loved ones.

Portobello mushrooms are rich in niacin (vitamin B3), potassium, and selenium, while avocado delivers plenty of lutein and natural vitamin E for healthy eyes and cardiovascular support.

You'll need some gluten-free bread, which is becoming more readily available in regular grocery stores. But keep in mind that most varieties are made with rice and/or tapioca flour, and too much of either can be constipating for some. Read more about Grilled Portobello Mushroom and Avocado Sandwich

 

How to Make a Mouthwatering Risotto with Peas and Basil

Looking for a delicious, dairy-free risotto? With the right amount of time and love put into this recipe, I'm willing to bet that this creamy rice dish is as good as anything ever made by Jamie Oliver or Tyler Florence. Read more about How to Make a Mouthwatering Risotto with Peas and Basil

 

A Mouthwatering Dish of Cabbage and Beans

This is a delightful recipe that some friends shared with us several years ago. It provides a perfect blend of sweet and savory, and pairs beautifully with freshly cooked rice, quiona, or any other grain dish. Read more about A Mouthwatering Dish of Cabbage and Beans

 

How to Make Healthy Baked Beans

Though there's no baking involved, this recipe churns out a flavorful and nutrient-dense pot of beans that provides the same mouth-feel as traditional baked beans. All you need are some navy beans, tomatoes, and a few other select ingredients.

Navy beans are one of nature's best sources of healthy protein and folate. They're also rich in a number of minerals, including iron, magnesium, copper, and manganese. - Ben Kim Read more about How to Make Healthy Baked Beans

 

How to Make a Delicious Platter of Kale

Yes, it's quite possible. Kale is tough to chew when raw, but when cooked properly and combined with onions, garlic, and lemon juice, it makes an excellent companion to rice, quinoa, eggs, fish, chicken, and beef. Read more about How to Make a Delicious Platter of Kale

 

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