Tag Archive: kidney beans

Cashew Chili

From the Be Well Kitchen: Cashew Chili Recipe

A good chili is one of those quintessential dishes that’s so good on a cold winter’s night. Many years ago, I came across this Cashew Chili recipe in a cookbook called the Cabbagetown Café Cookbook by Julie Jordan and its been my go to chili recipe ever since. I have made some small changes along the way like using canned beans (Eden is a non GMO brand) and even adding organic ground turkey which I brown first. You could even use a variety of beans to change it up a little bit, it’s a very flexible, easy and forgiving recipe despite the long list of ingredients.

Rajmah and Rice

Rajma and Rice Recipe

Rajma chawal (kidney beans and rice) is a favorite Indian dish in our house. The great thing about this dish is that it’s warming comfort food with tons of health benefits. Kidney beans are a vegetarian source of protein and iron. They have lots of fiber, which helps to keep your blood sugar from spiking after a meal. Kidney beans also have high levels of folate, magnesium and the trace mineral molybdenum which helps to detoxify sulfites.