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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
White Kidney Bean Melts are the perfect snack to satisfy your hunger in between meals. These delectable bites fuse together hearty Canadian white kidney beans with melty Cheddar cheese for a savoury treat. Canadian beans are a protein with low environmental impact, packed with fibre and essential nutrients.
These bean and cheese taquitos are seriously so good. Honestly, they melt in your mouth and will leave you wanting to make them again and again! Bonus: these taquitos are perfect for meal prep. We like to make a batch from scratch on the weekend and enjoy them throughout the busy work week.
Surprise and delight your dinner party guests with a dessert that is luscious, delicious, and full of... beans! Yes, this Bean and Coconut Pie will be the talk of the table! White pea beans are perfectly blended into the coconut filling for an extra punch of fibre and protein. Serve topped with a dollop of freshly whipped cream and beautifully toasted coconut flakes!