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Black Bean Omelet with Avocado Salsa Verde

Consumers are increasingly seeking options for breakfast that provide long-lasting energy and a good nutrition story. In this Mexican-inspired omelet, the black beans contribute protein, fiber, and slowly digested carbohydrates that keep the diner satisfied all morning long. More good nutrition news: This omelet provides two servings of vegetables, from the black beans and avocado salsa.

Macaroni & Cheese with Cannellini Beans

Macaroni & cheese is always a hit with kids. This dish combines the rich cheese sauce that kids love with creamy cannellini beans― which add the complete protein and fiber that parents love. Baking individual servings with a bread crumb crust until golden brown makes for a more sophisticated presentation suitable for a casual bar menu.

Pinto Bean, Monterey Jack & Red Salsa Quesadilla

Quesadillas are a meal that kids are guaranteed to love. This simple-to-make quesadilla mixes pinto beans with Monterey Jack cheese and salsa verde, for a healthy and flavorful favorite with a twist. Pairing beans with the whole grains in this tortilla makes a complete protein that supplies all nine essential amino acids.