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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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Beans, Great Northern, Canned

Beans, Great Northern, Canned

Beans, Great Northern, Canned are a handy ingredient to have in a vegan pantry, particularly if they are not canned with added salt. Even though great northern beans are one of the fastest cooking beans, the canned beans are a convent way to enjoy this bean for quick meal. They can be added to salads, […]

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Beans, Great Northern

Beans, Great Northern

Beans, Great Northern are another vegan pantry staple item. Like cannellini beans, they make a great cream or uncheese sauce, and make a nice addition to salads and in soups. Great northern beans are one of the fastest cooking beans. They usually begin to fall apart after about one hour of cooking time, without pre-soaking.  […]

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Beans, Cannellini (white kidney), Canned

Beans, Cannellini (white kidney), Canned

Beans, Cannellini (white Kidney), Canned are nice to have in our vegan pantry where they are handy whenever we want beans to add to our salads or other recipes. Cannellini are white kidney beans.  We use these canned cannellini beans because of their convenience.  Their only drawback is the salt content, but these beans can […]

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Beans, Black, Canned

Beans, Black, Canned

Beans, black, canned are a simple way to always have black beans available in your kitchen pantry, and for health reasons it’s best if they have no added salt. Canned black beans are a quick and easy way to enjoy this bean on salads and in “quick” recipes. Do not buy canned black beans that […]

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Beans, Black

Beans, Black

Beans, Black are a common bean used in many Central and South American recipes, so we always keep some in our pantry. Black beans, or black turtle beans, as they are also known, may have been so named because of their shiny black appearance.  They are one of the smaller sized bean, as can be […]

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