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…