In an effort to reduce food waste and to provide a useful ingredient for vegetarian and vegan recipes aquafaba was born. The word is derived from Latin and literally means water and bean. Aquafaba is exactly that, the liquid you normally drain off from canned beans. One 15-ounce can of beans will contain about a … Read More

Whether you call them pulses, legumes or just beans, the 68th UN General Assembly has declared 2016 as the year to focus on bean crops as part of a worldwide sustainable food system which promotes food security and enhances nutrition for many people around the World. Beans are a humble, forgotten vegetable, often considered a … Read More

Beans are tasty, nutritious and available year round. They are high in protein and fiber and a good source of vitamin and minerals. A serving of dried or canned beans can cost 25 cents or less. A great way to stretch the family food budget. Black beans – an excellent source of fiber, folate, iron … Read More