Beans: Beans are seeded pods of various legumes. They are among the oldest foods known to humanity, dating back at least 4,000 years. Legumes: Legumes are any of thousands of plant species that have seed pods that split along both sides when ripe. Some of the more common legumes are beans, lentils, peanuts, peas and soybeans. The high-protein legumes contain some Vitamin B, carbohydrates, fats and minerals.
I think many of us forget that eggs are a great source of protein, and shouldn’t just be considered a “breakfast food”. They are great hard-boiled on salads for lunch or as a snack to get you through until your next meal. Two great dinner ideas are omelets and quiches. Keep in mind eggs are very inexpensive. Watch your grocery advertisements for specials. The last time I bought them as ‘buy one, get one free’. I hard-boiled some to eat throughout the week; I made a quiche, and used a couple for baking. This is my quick reference for making eggs. (Please keep in mind I live and cook at…