Today is National Eat Your Beans Day. Beans and legumes are a nutritional powerhouse. They are great sources of dietary fiber, protein, B vitamins and many other essential vitamins and minerals. Beans can also help reduce your blood sugar, improve your cholesterol levels, help keep your gut healthy, and reduce heart disease.
Try putting beans in your salads, soups, to help add various types of beans to your diet. To help give you some inspiration and meal ideas, here are some of our recipes that feature beans: