Favoring Fava Beans

Fava beans (Vicia faba), also known as broad beans, faba beans, field beans, bell beans, horse beans, tic beans, pigeon beans, English beans, or Windsor beans, are a species in the Fabaceae family, along with common beans (green snap beans, pinto beans, heirloom beans, black turtle beans, kidney beans, and navy beans), edible-pod and mature peas, soybeans, black-eyed peas, jicama, adzuki beans, lentils, lima beans, peanuts, chickpeas, […]

Brown Lentils

Loving the Benefits of Legumes

Legumes have been sustaining human life for over 10,000 years. All cultures use legumes in their traditional dishes. They are the only cultivated crop that improves the fertility of the soil in which they are grown, through the beneficial bacteria that live on their roots and by drawing nitrogen from the air into the soil. […]