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Black Beans Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Black Beans Benefits.

Beans: The Super Food that Keeps You Full

The humble bean is quite the super food: packed with calcium, iron, potassium, B vitamins, plus about a quarter of the protein and half the fiber recommended daily for adults—all in a single serving. According to the U.S. Department of Agricult...  Read more

Over 100 Super Foods for a Super You

Faster than a speeding bullet… More powerful than a locomotive… Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties… Here come the SUPER FOODS! These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and...  Read more

Our Best Halloween Party Recipes

Party food. The phrase alone is enough to induce fear and panic in anyone who is trying to eat healthier. But a Halloween-themed party menu, often dominated by candies, cakes and sugar, is extra scary! Don't fear Halloween parties this year!...  Read more

A Healthy Dinner Party Menu

It’s Saturday night and the monthly dinner party is at your house. You want a meal that meets everyone's expectations for taste, while still being healthy. Here’s a sample party menu that definitely fits the bill, from salad to desser...  Read more

Foods that Pack a Nutritional Punch

Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.All of these...  Read more

Issue with cooking dry beans.
Updated 3/31/2014 3:37:34 PM

I have plenty of recipes for beans but every time I cook dry beans they cook uneven. I have tried 4 times with 2 different bags of beans, soaking for different lengths of times, cooking at different temperatures, I soak and cook in plain water. I a...  Read more

Black Cat/White Cat
Updated 4/4/2014 9:44:40 AM

I have one of each, they both shed. What color sofa should I buy, why!...  Read more

Bean Recipes
Updated 3/31/2014 1:23:16 PM

I am looking for good and simple dry bean recipes. Suggestions? I don't know why something so simple to our ancestors is so difficult for me to cook well. I like sweet and savory bean dishes....  Read more

Trying to view video, getting only black screen.
Updated 3/26/2014 3:09:52 PM

I have seen others posting similar problems. However, I am not able to follow what was being suggested. For instance, I don't know how to change pop-ups in Chrome. Wondering if you can explain my problem: For first time today, I have been able...  Read more

What non-scale benefits have you gained?
Updated 3/12/2014 1:24:50 PM

Nine weeks in, I haven't lost as much weight as I had hoped to by now. As in, I've lost hardly any. But today I went to the doctor, where I proceeded to become exceptionally lost and arrive late (which I hate) for a very stressful appointment....  Read more

Midnight Shade Foods For Helath

Midnight shades of foods such as black beans, black olives, black pepper, black tea,black wild rice, blackberries, black popcorn (pops white) dark chocolate and expresso have many health benefits. With antioxidants and potential anti-inflammatory age...  Read more

BEANS DIGEST SLOWLY AND YOU FEEL LESS HUNGRY

Beans are nutritious and digested slowly so it will cause only a gentle rise in blood sugar. Diabetics who eat lots of beans require less insulin to control blood sugar. Lots of beans...Black Beans, Black-eyed peas, Cannellini, Garbanzo, Fava, Great...  Read more

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A group for Pittsburgh Steelers Fans.... The Black & Gold Nation!!!...  Read more

Meat-Free Fridays: Black Beans--the Best Beans!

Each Friday during Lent, the dailySpark is featuring a different meat-free main dish. Whether you observe Lent or not, we can all benefit from learning about alternate, affordable proteins. My boyfriend could live on black beans and rice. He actually...  Read more

10 No-Recipe Meals for Nights You Don't Feel Like Cooking

Most nights I look forward to cooking dinner. I listen to music on my iPod, perhaps enjoy a small glass of wine, and relax as I chop, sauté and braise. Other nights, when I come home starving, teach a late yoga class, or go for a long run...  Read more