Black Bean Fudge Brownies

image2 (2).JPGIf you read about all of the benefits of beans in my last post, you have probably found a reason to eat more of them. But what if you really don’t like the taste of beans? Here’s a recipe you can make that has beans but tastes nothing like them. No one will ever know 😉 And of course, they’re healthy. I’ll be the first to admit that this feature won’t go completely undetected- they won’t taste like they came from a patisserie. The texture is amazingly dense and fudge-y (hence the name), however they’re a lot lighter without the oil, and not overly sweet- just sweet enough to be considered a dessert.  Continue reading

Why You Should Be Eating Beans!

Beans, peas and lentils (known collectively as ‘legumes’) are a forgotten nutrition champion, having been condemned for their gassy properties and image as a bland vegetarian food for hippies. I often bring up beans with my patients, not only because most people don’t eat them at all, but also because they are such a universally beneficial food, shown to have benefits for many common chronic health conditions.

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