The Bean Bulletin – August 2016

Monthly bites from the Bean Institute


Smart Strategies for Promoting Beans in Schools

At the Bean Institute we’ve had the fortune to travel across the country and meet many outstanding school nutrition professionals who’ve shared their strategies for getting kids to like and eat beans. We’ve consolidated their brilliant ideas and are sharing them with you. Read More…

White Bean Turkey Chili


Is it time to change up your chili? Try our quick and easy White Bean Turkey Chili. Need a quantity recipe for your school? Click here.

Q & A with Two School Nutrition Leaders

Insights from two leaders in school nutrition, Donna Martin, director of the School Nutrition Program for Burke County Board of Education in Waynesboro, Georgia, and Lisa Feldman, director of culinary services for the Sodexo Culinary Solutions Center. Click here…

Fast Facts: Beans in Schools

• A ¼ cup of beans counts as 1 oz. for the Meat/Meat-Alternate meal component.

• Draining and rinsing canned beans can remove up to 40% of the added sodium.
More fast facts…

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