Tip of The Month

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.

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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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