Monday, November 28, 2011

Nutritious Gossip . . .legumes

Did You Know?
Legumes can be a good substitute for meat due to the amount of protein it contains. Most legumes contain lower amounts of fat and cholesterol than meat.

Legumes include:
  • Beans
  • Lentils
  • Nuts
  • Peas
Legume Ideas:

*Use beans and lentils to make delicious soups and chili's. 
*Nuts make the perfect snack between meals everyday.
*Peas are always a healthy side dish for lunch or dinner.

Try trading out the turkey sandwich or chicken dinner routine, and spice up your life with a variety of legumes. Your body will appreciate it in many ways!



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