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What are legumes?

August 19, 2020

The legume family consists of plants that produce a pod with seeds inside. The term “legume” is used to describe the seeds of these plants. Comm...

Rich in both protein and fiber

August 19, 2020

Legumes have a remarkable nutritional profile and are a rich source of healthy fibers and protein For example, 1 cup (198 grams) of cooked lentils p...

Cooking tips

August 16, 2020

After soaking, drain and rinse the beans and add to a stockpot. Cover the beans with three times their volume of fresh water. Add herbs or spices as...

Adding more legumes to your diet

August 19, 2020

Consider these ways to incorporate more legumes into your meals and snacks: Prepare soups, stews and casseroles that feature legumes. Use pureed b...