Black beans are a great pantry staple item, since they are affordable, versatile, and easy to use with whatever you’ve got on hand for simple, fast meals. And since they are neutral in flavor, they take on so many other cuisines and dishes, and their nutrition is high, with lots of fiber, protein, iron, and magnesium per serving.
Why plant proteins rock, which are the best and how to get the most from them. Plant-based proteins can be a great way to eat a variety of nutrients, plus they typically cook faster, making weeknight dinners easy.
A beloved comfort food meal gets a delicious makeover
The classic combo of burger and fries: We can’t get enough of them, consuming 50 billion annually in this country alone—that averages out to three a week per person—and about 30 pounds of potatoes, mostly fried, per person per year.