Volume 3, Number 3

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The Gluten-Free DietBeans Help Mitigate Effect of Drought on High Food Bills

The most severe and extensive drought in at least 25 years is seriously affecting United States agriculture, with impacts on the crop and livestock sectors and with the potential to affect food prices at the retail level.

Also In This Issue

New Recipe Card Brochures Ready for Your Clients
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Three Bean Baked Beans
Using three types of beans adds color and flavor to this baked bean dish. Either use this recipe or substitute some other types of beans for some of the beans used in your favorite baked bean recipe.

Mexicali Pork Chops with Black Beans
For a way different type of pork and beans, I enjoy this recipe. It’s easy to make and tastes great. You can leave the cilantro out or substitute parsley, if you like. ~Alice Henneman

Mexican Skillet Rice (with beef or turkey and beans)
This recipe smells so wonderful when it is cooking and tastes just as good! If you make it in an iron skillet, it is very attractive served right from the pan on a buffet. And stays warm longer too!

RDs: Connect with The Bean Institute via Social Media
The Bean Institute recently made its debut on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. After receiving feedback from you in our Dry Bean Quarterly reader survey, we got the message: you want to connect with us online. Now you can! Through these social media sites, we’ll share dry bean recipes, research findings, and health benefits. We encourage you to connect and converse with us. You can also use the information we share to communicate with your clients and patients by either referring them to our sites or sharing the information we post through your social media accounts.