Tip of The Month

March 2015- St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, enjoy a full breakfast or a breakfast with bacon, sausages, eggs and baked beans. Be sure to use Joan of Arc Great Northern Beans to create your own baked beans.


February 2015- Switch It Up

Add some extra protein to your breakfast. Enjoy a southwestern egg omelette topped with Joan of Arc Black beans.


January 2015- Snow Storm Food

After shoveling snow, nothing is better than enjoying a bowl of minestrone soup. Be sure to add in Joan of Arc Pinto Beans.


December 2014- Flavorful Chili

Add Joan of Arc Spicy Chili Beans to your next stew or chili. It adds just the right amount of spice and flavor!

Classic Chili Recipe

November 2014- Side Dish Suggestion

Make glazed butter beans this Thanksgiving.  In a pan, mix together 2 cans of Joan of Arc Butter Beans, ½ cup ketchup, ½ cup chopped onion, 1/3 cup Brer Rabbit Blackstrap Molasses, 1/3 cup sugar and 2 Tbsp. olive oil. Let simmer 15 minutes. Enjoy!

Glazed Butter Beans Recipe

October 2014- Keeping Warm

With it getting colder outside, soup and stew are great for keeping warm. Be sure to use Joan of Arc when a recipe calls for beans!


September 2014- Salad Topping

Need something extra in your salad? Throw in some Joan of Arc Red Kidney Beans!


August 2014- Did You Know?

By eating 1 cup of black beans, you get nearly 15g of fiber and 15 g of protein! Be sure to pick up a can of Joan of Arc black beans.


July 2014- A Tip for Your Baby

Make homemade baby food for your child. Cook 1 Tbsp. chopped onion and 1 crushed garlic clove in a little olive oil until tender. Blend together 3 Tbsp. of Joan of Arc black beans, 2 ½ Tbsp. low sodium chicken stock, onion and garlic until smooth.


June 2014- Game Day Snack

The World Cup is here! Try a new type of guacamole for your viewing guests.  Cook 10 oz. of Joan of Arc Butter Beans until tender.  Blend butter beans, 1 avocado, ½ of an onion chopped, lime juice, ½ cup cilantro,1 Serrano chile and salt.  Mix in a chopped tomato. Serve with your favorite chips.


May 2014- A New Salad

Barbecue season is upon us! Make Tuscan Bean Salad for your next BBQ.  Drain 12 oz. mild cherry peppers and cut into ¼ inch slices. Combine with 1 can cut green beans (drained), 1 can light red kidney beans (drained), 1 can of Garbanzo beans (drained) and ½ cup finely chopped sweet onion. Pour dressing over beans (3 Tbsp. olive oil, ½ tsp. Accent and 1 tsp. chopped basil). Serve on lettuce leaves if desired.

Tuscan Bean Salad Recipe

April 2014- Homemade Baked Beans

Baked beans are a delicious favorite dish among many. Wow everyone by preparing your own homemade version by using Joan of Arc Great Northern Beans.


March 2014- Enjoy a Mexican Lunch

Looking for the perfect lunch that contains a kick? Enjoy a burrito of your choice! Remember to add Joan of Arc Black Beans for that extra something.


February 2014- A Greek Dish

Are you a fan of hummus? Make your own! Puree Joan of Arc Garbanzo Beans with a clove of garlic, 3 tablespoons of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons olive oil and a little bit of black pepper in a blender. Enjoy with your favorite cracker or pita chip!


January 2014- A Soup for Winter

Don’t let that holiday ham go to waste. Create your own bean soup to beat the cold. Use your choice of Joan of Arc Beans, whether they are black, great northern or kidney beans.


December 2013- Holiday Side Dish

Lima beans make a great side dish during Christmas. Be sure to use Joan of Arc Butter Beans in your favorite holiday dishes.


November 2013- Thanksgiving Football Snack

Watching football on Thanksgiving? Enjoy nachos while catching the game! Remember to top your nachos with Joan of Arc Black Beans for some extra points!


October 2013- Cooking Tip

Create a delicious chili. Joan of Arc offers a variety of beans to use in your favorite chili recipe. Be sure to use black, kidney and chili beans!


September 2013-Did You Know?

Looking to incorporate more protein into your diet? Beans contain approximately 7-10 grams of protein in every half cup. Be sure to try the many different varieties of Joan of Arc beans.


August 2013-Cooking Tip

When cooking Joan of Arc beans, bring them to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer. Always make sure they are covered by at least ¼ inch of water.

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July 2013- Did You Know?

Canned kidney beans contain 13 grams of fiber and 13 grams of protein! Be sure to add them to your soups and salads.

Kidney beans

June 2013- A Tip For Saving

Freezing your unused beans in water will save them for a few months. When ready to use, just remove from your freezer and defrost.

arrangement of various legumes in bowls on table

May 2013- Just a Reminder!

Always remember to drain and rinse your canned beans thoroughly before adding them to your recipe.



April 2013 – Bean Arithmetic

If your recipe calls for dry beans, here is the conversion to canned beans that are already cooked!

1 pound of dry beans = 5 to 6 cups of cooked beans

1 pound of dry beans cooked = 3 cans (15 ½ ounces each) of beans

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