There are a ton of reasons to include legumes in your diet. Beans, lentils and chickpeas are an excellent source of plant-based protein. They are great for the environment because they require relatively little water. Legumes are very rich in vitamins, minerals and soluble fiber. In addition, they are inexpensive. The only downside is that we don’t always know how to prepare them. Should they be soaked in advance? Should we use dried or canned legumes? With these 10 easy and delicious recipes you will learn how to cook them and will start adding them to your weekly menu.
It is always easier to integrate a food into your diet starting from a recipe that you know and love. This meatless meatloaf is a great starting point for incorporating white beans which are mashed and mixed with the other ingredients.
Reduce your red meat consumption effortlessly by replacing it with red beans. They have a texture that lends itself wonderfully to the formation of this vegetarian burger.
This dish is comforting and satisfying. Red-orange lentils cook quickly and are easy to digest.
This chickpea-based dip is simple and tasty. After making your own hummus, you will never buy the store version again.