Deliciously Fast Tuna and Bean Salad

This month’s Recipe Redux theme is to make a recipe that uses staples from my refrigerator and pantry. I can pull this delicious tuna and bean salad together in a few minutes using simple ingredients that I always have on hand; canned tuna fish, beans, olive oil and vinegar, chopped onions and Dijon mustard. Like…

2016 is the Year of Pulses

Pulses are legumes.  Garbanzo, kidney, lima, and pinto beans.  Edamame, lentils and black beans.  The list can go on but you get the idea. Legumes are rich in plant protein (1/4 cup has as much protein as an egg), high in soluble fiber (helping to lower cholesterol levels and feed the good bacteria in your…