The Bean Bulletin

Monthly bites from the Bean Institute


Sustainability is a big buzzword in the food and agriculture world. People are looking to eat foods that not only support personal health, but are also healthy for the planet. In this month’s Bean Bulletin, our feature article provides 7 healthy habits to follow a sustainable, balanced diet. We also share an interview with Amy Myrdal Miller, a registered dietitian, on sustainability and ideas for how people can enjoy a diet that not only promotes health but also tastes delicious. Finally, at the core of eating sustainably is not letting good, nutritious food go to waste. This month’s “Fast Facts” highlights 10 simple ways to enjoy more taste with less waste.

Beans & Sustainable Nutrition:
7 Healthy Habits to Build a Balanced Diet

As the link between healthful eating patterns and environmental sustainability continues to grow, consumers are increasingly hungry for simple strategies to make sustainable, healthy eating part of their routine. Read more…

Pinto Bean and Quinoa Burger with Sriracha Mayonnaise

The mix of spices, nutty quinoa, sweet romesco spread and hearty beans, make this burger a satisfying meal for vegetarians and meat-lovers alike. Enjoy!

Q & A with Amy Mydral Miller

In this month’s Q&A, we chat with Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RD, FAN, about beans and sustainable nutrition. Amy provides tips on how to make your sustainable diet taste awesome. Read more…

Fast Facts: 10 Simple Ways to Enjoy More Taste with Less Waste

Americans throw away 165 billion pounds of food each year. The good news is we all can do something to address this important issue. Try these 10 simple tips to enjoy more taste with less waste.

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