Beans truly are the world’s most versatile ingredient. They can go from superstar main dish to supporting role in a snap. No matter how you serve them, you can feel good knowing beans are a nutritional powerhouse and an important part of a healthy lifestyle.

the benefits of beans

Very high source of dietary fibre
A source of vitamins, minerals and other phytonutrients
One of the richest sources ofplant-based protein
Very low in saturated fat
Deliciously gluten-free
A source of folate
Low glycemic index
An excellent source of energy-containing complex carbohydrates

Fuel your day with nature’s protein powerhouse!

Canadian beans are your go-to protein source when you’re looking to supercharge your busy lifestyle. Whether you’re a working professional, a student on a tight budget, on-the-go parent, fitness enthusiast, or simply someone who wants to feel their best, beans can give you the energy boost you need to conquer the day!

Proteins are the building blocks of life, in fact, every cell in the human body contains protein! It’s essential for building and repairing tissues, bone, cartilage, skin, and hair. The processes that fuel your body’s energy and transport oxygen in your blood are also dependent on protein. Incorporating beans into your diet can help you meet your protein needs in a fast, convenient, and affordable way.

Power up with beans and say goodbye to sluggish mornings and hello to energy, strength, stamina, and mental clarity!

Power Up with these Bean Recipe Ideas

Add Canadian beans to a wide range of dishes to boost your protein intake. From soups and stews to salads, wraps, and even desserts, beans can be incorporated into almost any recipe.


Fuel your day with a protein-packed breakfast by adding black beans to your omelet or egg burrito.


Top your salad with Great Northern beans, red kidney beans, or black beans for a protein-rich meal that keeps you energized throughout the day.


Fight mid-day fatigue and power up with a white pea bean smoothie or veggies with a kidney bean hummus.


Enhance your family meal with protein-filled beans. Simply add a cup or two to your dinner recipe to stretch portion sizes and add important nutrients.


Indulge in a delectable kidney bean brownie that satisfies your sweet cravings while giving you an energizing protein boost!

look what beans can do

Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical research1 has shown that eating beans regularly can help prevent spikes in blood sugar levels, reduce blood pressure, and reduce bad cholesterol - all factors in cardiovascular disease.


Beans are an excellent food choice for people living with diabetes2. They have a low glycemic index, are high in fibre, low in fat, and include slowly digestible starches.

Birth Defects

Beans contain folate (folic acid), an important vitamin required by pregnant women3. The folate in beans helps protect against neural tube defects and birth defects of the spine and brain, including Spina Bifida.

Nutritious and affordable, Canadian beans offer tremendous culinary possibilities! Get cooking with beans tonight!

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