TIP OF THE DAY: Sprouted Grains, Legumes & Seeds

[1] Not justs a side or salad: a sandwich of sprouted green lentils (all photos courtesy Tru Roots). [2] Any grain or legume can be sprouted. You can find them fresh in health food stores, or dehydrated in a broader selection of markets. [3] Sprouted bean and lentil dip with chia (Here’s the recipe). [4]…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Delicious Ways To Eat More Grains & Legumes

Top: Bean purée topped with grilled vegetables and aged balsamic, as a starter or vegetarian main (photo courtesy Chef Eric LeVine). Center: Try poached or fried eggs on a bed of beans or lentils; here, kidney beans and diced sweet potato (photo courtesy U.S. Dry Bean Council). Bottom: Ham with black-eyed peas and collards (photo…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Eat More Legumes

Top: A chopped salad with spring peas. You can substitute sugar snap peas, or any other legume. Photo courtesy The Foster’s Market Cookbook. Bottom: This creative salad wraps leafy greens in prosciutto, with a side of cannellini beans in vinaigrette.   Nutritionist advise that we eat more legumes. But most people don’t know what a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Green Salad With Beans

Romaine, tomatoes and cannellini beans— with some leftover pasta as a bonus. Photo courtesy Galli Restaurant | New York City.   Want an easy way to add flavor, fiber, protein and other great nutrition to your diet? Eat more beans: affordable, versatile and toothsome. Simply add them to your daily green salad. Toss them with…
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