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Beans, Small Red

Beans, Small Red

Beans, Small Red, are another bean to keep in your vegan pantry that when cooked they make a great addition to a salad, or a chili. Small red beans are similar to red kidney beans, except that they are smaller in size, and, in our opinion, their flavor is slightly different. Small red beans are […]

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Beans, Pinto, Canned

Beans, Pinto, Canned

Beans, pinto, canned are a handy food item to have in our vegan pantry. They are always available to open an put on a salad or in vegan recipes. Most of the characteristic spots of the dry pinto bean disappear when cooked. We prefer to cook the dry beans, but the canned beans are great […]

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Beans, Pinto

Beans, Pinto

Beans, Pinto are a staple in our vegan pantry, which we cook and use on our salads and in a wide variety of Mexican style vegan recipes. Pinto beans are so named because of their characteristic spots.  Pinto beans are related to kidney beans, but, in our opinion, they have a stronger flavor.  They are […]

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Beans, Navy

Beans, Navy

Beans, Navy are a common bean that we have in our vegan pantry. Navy beans are good in soups and for baking, such as in baked beans. Navy beans got their name because they used to be a staple on U. S. Naval ships. They are a mild flavored bean which is excellent for soups […]

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Beans, Mung

Beans, Mung

Beans, Mung are a small oriental bean that we rarely see in supermarkets, so we only occasionally have them in our vegan pantry. Mung beans are among the smallest of beans.  They are quite common in Asia, but are not usually sold in supermarkets in the United States.  We purchase our mung beans from our […]

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Beans, Lima, Baby

Beans, Lima, Baby

Beans, Lima, Baby, are another dry bean to keep in our vegan pantry where they are handy for use in soups and other vegan recipes. Baby lima beans are a smaller, thin-skinned, milder flavored variety; they are not the same as the immature large lima beans. Baby lima beans are also less starchy than the […]

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Beans, Kidney, Dark Red

Beans, Kidney, Dark Red

Beans, Kidney, Dark Red are another dry bean that we keep in our vegan pantry, where they are always ready for us to make into a chili or another vegan recipe. We could not find a lot of specific information about dark red kidney kidney beans; however, on eHow, we did find this comment: “Dark […]

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Beans, Kidney, Canned

Beans, Kidney, canned

Beans, Kidney, canned are a handy item to have in our vegan pantry, particularly if they are canned without added salt. They are great on salads, and can be added to a wide variety of vegan recipes. Red kidney beans are high in fiber. We use canned kidney beans for their convenience. Their only drawback […]

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Beans, Kidney

Beans, Kidney

Beans, Kidney are a staple bean that we usually keep on hand in our vegan pantry. They can be used in a wide variety of vegan recipes. Kidney beans are so-called, because they are shaped like a kidney, and they usually hold their shape when cooked. One of the other nice features of kidney beans […]

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Beans, Green (String, Snap)

Beans, Green (String, Snap)

Beans, Green (String, Snap) are most often considered to be a vegetable, but they are also a legume, so they are in this ingredient section also. The most commonly eaten fresh beans are the green beans, which are also called snap beans or string beans.  The outer green covering is an edible bean pod.  We […]

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