Beans for American Heart Month

February celebrates Valentine’s Day and healthy hearts. For American Heart Month, pair beans with other heart-healthy foods like olive oil, greens, avocado, nuts, and dark chocolate.

  • Sauté onions and garlic in extra-virgin olive oil until tender. Add cooked beans and dried herbs.
  • Add greens like kale or spinach to any bean soup or stew.
  • Toss cooked beans and chopped walnuts into a green salad.
  • Add a square of dark chocolate to your next batch of bean chili
  • Coarsely mash together white beans and avocados for a sandwich spread