Beans, Lentils & Tofu: Rich Source of Protein and Calcium

Beans, Lentils & Tofu

Beans lentils & tofu are always on hand at our house. The beans store easily on pantry shelves. Also the art of cooking with tofu is a love of mine and lentils appear in some of our favorite casseroles.

Recipes featuring beans lentils and tofu

Courtesy of 250 Best Beans, Lentils & Tofu Recipes by The Editors of Robert Rose Inc. © 2012 Reprinted with publisher permission. Available where books are sold.
Image credit: Colin Erricson

Robert Rose Publishers provide healthy, wholesome foods. Like wise, they provide meals for our family suppers that leave us full for the rest of the evening.

Beans, Lentils & Tofu In The Early Years

Growing up in the north, beans and lentils never made an appearance on our menu. Further more tofu was not even a word in my vocabulary.

Closed Minded Youths

In those early years potatoes not beans were an acceptable meat alternative. As a result among my generation our mind set was closed and unadventurous.

Our high school cafeteria became aware of this when serving black-eyed peas, greens and grits.

I remember watching my full lunch plate joining the other rejected meals on the conveyor belt going back to the kitchen untouched. As a result, it was never served again.

A Change of Taste in Adulthood

Adult hood brings new friends new places and new food experiences. I am glad I am now broad minded enough to give other foods a chance. By the same token, my world to new cultural food experiences has made me eating less routine and amazing.

250 Best Beans, Lentils & Tofu Recipes

This recipe book contains meat and meatless meals. Consequently the meat and dairy recipes are easily converted with vegan alternative ingredients.

Excellent tips in cooking beans in different methods is at the beginning of this book while taking the time to educate why these food are great sources to eat for protein and fiber.

Whether looking for appetizers, sides, burgers, curry or chili recipes this book will surprise you with the resources it provides.

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