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Power to the Protein! We’re Full of Beans and Lovin’ It!

Beans are a wonderful, vegan source of protein. They are full of fiber—good for lowering cholesterol and pulling heavy metals out of the body—and lysine, an amino acid which repairs tissue. When made in a pressure cooker, beans provide a … Continue reading

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White Bean Soup

White Bean Soup This hearty vegetarian soup makes a great appetizer. I use my Homemade Vegetable Stock as a base, but you can also use store-bought vegetable broth. You can use white cannellini or navy beans instead of white kidney … Continue reading

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Pile on the Flavor with This Polenta Bowl

This flavorful grain bowl incorporates all the familiar flavors of Mexican food, with a spicy, creamy polenta as the base. Green Chile Cheese Polenta Bowls Ingredients: FOR THE BLACK BEAN RELISH 1 (14.5-ounce) can black beans (rinsed and drained) 2 … Continue reading

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Spicy Lentil Soup

Spicy Lentil Soup Lentil soup is a nutritional powerhouse! When combined with other vegetables and spices, lentils will leave you feeling full longer than other types of soups. Part of the legume (bean) family, lentils contain high levels of both … Continue reading

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