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.
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.
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.
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.
May 2013- Just a Reminder!
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