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Bean There, Done That

Beans are cheap, healthy, and delicious! Try these recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert!
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How you bean?

Beans are the magical fruit because there are so many healthy ways to eat them. They can be cooked in many different ways, including boiling, frying, and baking, and are used in several traditional dishes throughout the world.

Cheeseless Bean & Cheese Burritos

PEANUT-FREETREE NUT-FREE

Cheeseless Bean & Cheese Burritos

Lauren Holdcroft at SideChef

Reminiscent of those warm and gooey 99-cent Taco Bell specials - but these have been upgraded to fit even the most plant-based of diets. With a tofu and carrot-based "cheese" sauce as the star of the show, these are the ultimate guiltless guilty pleasure.

Edamame Chickpea Sandwich Filling

EASYGLUTEN-FREE

Edamame Chickpea Sandwich Filling

Compelled to Cook

This Edamame and Chickpea Sandwich Filling is a low-fat yet highly satisfying, tasty sandwich filling that makes a great lunch and will keep for several days well covered in the fridge.

Tuna White Bean Puttanesca

GLUTEN-FREEPEANUT-FREE

Tuna White Bean Puttanesca

Garlic & Zest

This healthy, tasty, low-carb, high-protein lunch is a flavor-popping way to amp up a standard salad. Each component brings its own bold flavor and texture with sun-dried tomatoes add just the right sweetness and chew, while cannellini beans provide fiber and protein with a creamy mouthfeel.

Cheesy Quinoa and Black Bean Casserole

GLUTEN-FREEPEANUT-FREE

Cheesy Quinoa and Black Bean Casserole

The Picky Eater

A lightened-up, healthy quinoa bake that you can enjoy completely guilt-free. Reminiscent of enchiladas, slightly spicy and super satisfying, full of black beans, veggies, and cheesy goodness. And the leftovers taste even better!

Roasted Eggplant Black Bean Dip

EASYGLUTEN-FREE

Roasted Eggplant Black Bean Dip

Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen

This roasted eggplant black bean dip is the most delicious hybrid of babaganoush and hummus! So perfect as a healthy snack.

Cauliflower Quinoa Tacos with Black Bean Salsa Guacamole

PEANUT-FREETREE NUT-FREE

Cauliflower Quinoa Tacos with Black Bean Salsa Guacamole

Lemons and Basil

These Cauliflower Quinoa Tacos with Black Bean Salsa and Guacamole can be eaten in fresh corn tortillas, or layered to create your favorite burrito bowl, either way, they're sure to satisfy that Mexican craving!

Barley Lime Salad

EASYPEANUT-FREE

Barley Lime Salad

Sear Nation

Play with the different textures of barley and beans in this dish. This salad is a refreshing and filling addition to any meal, or as a meal itself!

Vegetarian White Bean Burgers

PEANUT-FREEFISH-FREE

Vegetarian White Bean Burgers

Lemons and Basil

These Vegetarian Zucchini White Bean Burgers are loaded with texture and flavor, offering a good source of nutrition without a lot of calories!

Healthy Chocolate Chip Fudgy Brownie Bars

EASYPEANUT-FREE

Healthy Chocolate Chip Fudgy Brownie Bars

Lemons and Basil

These Healthy Chocolate Chip Fudgy Brownie Bars are made using oat flour, coconut sugar, and garbanzo beans! That's right GARBANZO beans, but you'd never know - so good!!

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

EASYGLUTEN-FREE

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

Live Eat Learn

These Fudgy Black Bean Brownies are a decadent gluten-free dessert (and no one will ever guess that they’re packed with fiber-filled black beans!)

Black Bean Fudgy Cookies

EASYGLUTEN-FREE

Black Bean Fudgy Cookies

Lemons and Basil

Flour free chocolate chip cookies, loaded with black beans, honey, and peanut butter, so good!

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