Preparing the healthiest beans for you

Beans, Beans, Beans! There are so many different types of beans to enjoy, and plenty of other legumes—a family of foods that includes peas, chickpeas, and lentils. And if you’re not sure where to start with a plant-based diet, beans are a good first step. They can easily be used as a substitute for animal … Continued continued

Recipe: Cauliflower and Black Bean Burritos

Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 bag frozen cauliflower rice 1/2 onion — diced 1 bell pepper, any color — diced 1 tbsp cumin 1 tbsp garlic powder or minced fresh garlic 1 can low-sodium black beans, rinsed Whole wheat tortillas (look for a low-sodium, whole-grain option) 1/2 cup shredded cheese (look for a low-sodium … Continued continued

Skip the ham for your spring holiday brunch or dinner

For holiday meals, don’t be afraid to go with a nontraditional menu. Remember, not everyone has to be concerned about potassium and phosphorus, but here are a few suggestions for anyone trying to keep an eye on these minerals for their kidney health, as well as trying to keep sodium lower. Kidney healthy alternatives for … Continued continued