Beans beans the musical fruit…

Ingredients for Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Why eat beans? Not only are they a great meatless option, they’re nutrition powerhouses. An excellent source of fibre, protein and complex carbohydrates, beans also contain calcium and iron. As beans are plant-based proteins, they don’t contain all nine essential amino acids. To complete the protein, combine with a grain such as bread, rice or pasta. Examples: hummus and pita, peanut butter and toast or garbanzo beans and couscous-like the following recipe: Mediteranean Couscous … [Read more...]