The Bean Bulletin

Monthly bites from the Bean Institute

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In this issue, we look at ways to inspire people to cook at home more often. Our feature article includes tips for nutrition education professionals who want to motivate their patients and clients to cook more. The Q&A features chef-dietitian Cheryl Forberg sharing her insights on the benefits of home cooking and cooking with beans. Cheryl loves beans, and her passion comes through when talking about how she cooks beans at home.

Inspiring People to Cook More at Home

Our featured recipe, Smoky Tomato and Cannellini Bean Soup, is one that will be served at the 2017 Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives Conference in the Napa Valley. Give your tired tomato soup recipe a kick by adding cannellini beans and smoky bacon. This soup is simple to make, but hearty, satisfying and full of healthful ingredients. Read more…

Smoky Tomato and Cannellini Bean Soup

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Our featured recipe, Smoky Tomato and Cannellini Bean Soup, is one that will be served at the 2017 Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives Conference in the Napa Valley. Give your tired tomato soup recipe a kick by adding cannellini beans and smoky bacon. This soup is simple to make, but hearty, satisfying and full of healthful ingredients.

Home Cooking Tips from Chef-Dietitian Cheryl Forberg

 

For our January 2017 Q&A, we talked with Cheryl Forberg, a James Beard award-winning chef, best-selling author, and the nutritionist for NBC’s The Biggest Loser television show. A culinary expert as well as a registered dietitian, she has shared cooking and nutrition tips with the show’s contestants for seventeen seasons. Read more…

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