Archive for the 'Beans' Category

Looking for a decadent dessert with a healthy plant-forward twist? Chef Toni Sakaguchi at The Culinary Institute of America adds black beans to these chocolate baby cakes for a rich and fudgy texture. She tops the cakes with mocha aquafaba frosting made from the liquid of canned black beans. You would never know that these delicious chocolate cakes are packed with protein and fiber.

Get the Black Bean Baby Cakes with Mocha Black Bean Aquafaba Frosting recipe!  


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You will love the combination of sweet and tangy oranges, hearty beans, crunchy endive and fennel, and peppery arugula in this wonderful winter salad. Chef Toni Sakaguchi at The Culinary Institute of America uses a colorful blend of kidney beans, white beans and navy beans, but any combination of bean varieties is delicious. The vivid colors, bright flavors and healthy profile of this salad is sure to get you out of your winter funk!

Get the Blood Orange, Bean and Endive Salad with Torn Croutons recipe!


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This delicious vegan version of creamy alfredo sauce uses white beans in place of heavy cream. Swapping out heavy cream with white beans in this plant-based alfredo sauce cuts down on saturated fat and cholesterol, and also gives this pasta a tasty protein boost! Chef Toni Sakaguchi at The Culinary Institute of America serves the sauce on pasta with peas and rosemary walnuts.

Get the Vegan Creamy White Bean "Alfredo" Pasta with Peas, Lemon and Rosemary Walnuts recipe!


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With red beans and quinoa, this vegetarian version of tortilla soup is just as flavorful, hearty, and protein-packed as its traditional chicken counterpart. Red beans are the hearty powerhouses in this vegetarian soup. Chef Toni Sakaguchi at The Culinary Institute of America garnishes the soup with chips, avocados, cilantro, and lime wedges. You will love the bold smoky flavors of this protein-packed soup!

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Watch Chef Toni Sakaguchi at The Culinary Institute of America show you how to make this mouthwatering Blue Cheese, Onion Ring, BBQ Kidney Bean Blended Burger. She blends kidney beans into the burgers to give them a perfectly juicy texture! Swapping some of the beef with beans also reduces the amount of saturated fat and cholesterol, and the beans add fiber, and protein. This is one of the best burgers you’ll ever have. Enjoy!

Get the Blue Cheese, Crispy Onion, BBQ Kidney Bean Blended Burger recipe


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Looking for classic comfort food with a healthy plant-forward twist? This Cauliflower and Bean Bolognese with Zucchini Noodles swaps out the saturated fat in ground beef with richly flavored beans and cauliflower. We promise you won’t miss the meat! The secret to achieving the right meaty texture is browning the cauliflower and beans to a deep golden brown. We hope you enjoy this hearty and healthy Cauli-bean Bolognese with Zucchini Noodles!

Get the recipe: https://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/cauli-beanbolognese/       


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Meatballs are a classic comfort food with countless variations from all over the world. Chef Toni Sakaguchi at The Culinary Institute of America shows you how to make these Spicy Middle Eastern Lamb and Kidney Bean Meatballs with Salted Yogurt and Mediterranean Herbs. These melt-in-your-mouth meatballs with vivid notes of Middle Eastern spices make for a fun shared appetizer or entrée.

Get the recipe: https://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/middleeasternmeatballs/       


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Bursting with flavor, fiber and protein, these Banana Coconut and White Bean Pancakes are a healthy way to start the day. Chef Toni Sakaguchi at The Culinary Institute of America uses white beans, which are a good source of plant-based protein, and excellent source of fiber. You will love your pancakes’ healthy makeover with these high-protein ingredients.

Get the recipe: https://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/proteinpancakes/


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Need a post-workout pick-me-up? These tasty, high-protein energy bites are deliciously flavored with coconut, nut butter, and beans. These high-protein energy bites are as irresistible as they are healthy and convenient. And they’re kid-friendly too!

Get the recipe: https://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/proteinbites/


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This hearty Chicken, Pinto Bean, and Chorizo Pot Pie with Cheddar Scallion Biscuits is quintessential American comfort food. This recipe combines chicken, chorizo, pinto beans, carrots, and leeks and then tops it off with Cheddar Scallion Biscuits. Chef Toni Sakaguchi at The Culinary Institute of America is able to use less meat in this pot pie recipe because she adds hearty pinto beans. Not only does this lower costs, it also adds fiber and cuts down on the cholesterol and saturated fat in the recipe. Comforting and filled with vegetables, this is pot pie at the next level! 

Get the recipe: https://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/potpie/       


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Watch Chef Toni Sakaguchi at The Culinary Institute of America make these delicious Green Chile Smash Black Bean Beef Burgers. Not only does swapping some of the beef with beans reduce the amount of saturated fat and cholesterol, the beans add fiber and give the burgers a perfectly juicy texture. Give it a try and this could become your go-to burger recipe!

Get the recipe: https://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/smashburger/       


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Delicious, healthy and easy-to-make, avocado toast is a trend with staying power. Today we’re elevating your everyday avocado toast, topping it with a fresh herb-infused bean salad, roasted tomatoes and feta cheese. This beautiful, delicious and healthy Avocado Toast with Herby Bean Salad, Roasted Tomatoes and Feta is full of plant-based protein and packed with flavor.

Get the recipe: https://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/avocadotoastwithbeans/


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Chef Barbara Alexander reveals how to make a vegetarian Bean-LT Bowl at The Culinary Institute of America. This healthy, satisfying, vegetarian twist on a BLT is packed with protein, and includes white kidney beans, lettuce, tomatoes, croutons, farro, a poached egg, and crispy, smoky kidney bean “fakin’ bits.” Hold the egg and yogurt in the dressing for a vegan version!

Go to recipe: http://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/bltbowl/


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Fish Taco and Pinto Bean Bowl

Chef Barbara Alexander presents a creative twist on a fish taco with this Fish Taco and Pinto Bean Bowl at The Culinary Institute of America. This hearty bowl includes all of the delicious flavors in a fish taco, including charred corn and tomatoes, cumin-spiced cod, pinto beans, quinoa, and lots of tasty garnishes.   

Go to recipe: http://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/fishtacobowl/      


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Chef Barbara Alexander shows how to make a Huevos Rancheros Refried Black Bean Breakfast Bowl at The Culinary Institute of America. She puts a healthy twist on this classic Mexican breakfast dish by serving the refried black beans and fried egg as a bowl with sautéed Swiss chard, brown rice, and lots of tasty garnishes. Great for any meal of the day!

Go to recipe: http://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/huevosrancherosbowl/


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Chef Barbara Alexander shows how to make a Korean Kidney Bean and Multi-Grain Bowl, with Gochujang Meatballs and a Poached Egg at The Culinary Institute of America. This hearty bowl features spicy and umami-rich Korean flavors with kidney bean and beef gochujang meatballs glazed with a delicious pineapple, soy, and sesame sauce to die for.  

Go to recipe: http://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/koreanbowl/      


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Chef Barbara Alexander demonstrates how to make a Navy Bean Falafel Mediterranean Bowl at The Culinary Institute of America. To make the falafel, she pulses together navy beans, an egg, garlic, and spices and sautés them until crispy. These are served in a bowl with delicious Mediterranean ingredients, including Kalamata olives, pistachios, pomegranate arils, cucumber, tomatoes, herbs, and a creamy tahini dressing.

Go to recipe: http://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/mediterraneanbowl/       


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Chef Rebecca Peizer from The Culinary Institute of America prepares a healthful and delicious Seared Salmon with Great Northern White Beans, Butternut Squash and Winter Greens with Citrus Green Tea Dressing. 

Go to recipe page: http://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/SalmonwithWhiteBeans


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Chef Rebecca Peizer from The Culinary Institute of America prepares a delicious vegetarian recipe: Chard Leaves Stuffed with Cannellini Beans, Roasted Peppers Baked in Spicy Tomato Sauce.

Go to recipe page: http://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/StuffedChardLeaveswithBeans


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Black Bean Soup

Chef Rebecca Peizer from The Culinary Institute of America prepares a delicious vegetarian Oaxaca-Style Black Bean Soup. The Pasilla Oaxaqueño chiles make this soup uniquely Oaxacan.

Go to recipe: http://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/BlackBeanSoup


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