Where do you get your calcium?

Where do you think gorillas, cows, elephants, and other large animals get their calcium? Like them, you can get your calcium from a wide variety of foods, especially green leafy vegetables like spinach, collard greens, mustard greens, turnip greens, kale, and bok choy. Other good sources are tofu and sesame seeds. Most of us have been brainwashed by the dairy industry […]

Enjoying Tofu

Soybeans (Glycine max) are a species of legume that belong to the the family Fabaceae, along with common beans (green snap beans, pinto beans, heirloom beans, black turtle beans, kidney beans, and navy beans),  edible-pod and mature peas, black-eyed peas, jicama, adzuki beans, lentils, lima beans, peanuts, chickpeas, carob, and licorice. The family also includes broom, gorse, and kudzu. Soybeans can be served in many forms, including a […]

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. […]