How do you like to eat beans? My PhD research is on beans, so this is one of my go-to conversation starters. In reply, I often hear chilis, soups, or stews. Although beans are undoubtedly delicious in these dishes, one of my favorite ways to enjoy beans is a simple bean salad. Bean salads come […]
Try Adding this Secret Ingredient to Your Smoothies!
Especially in the heat of summer, smoothies are a popular breakfast or refreshing treat. We have a favorite secret ingredient to add to smoothies to boost nutrition. Hint: It’s a very important crop we grow in Colorado (we are about 6th in the nation for production of this food), known for being a great source […]
Fancy Some Fiber?
Fiber may not be the fanciest nutrient around, but it sure is an important one! Most Americans fall far short of their daily intake recommendations. How much do you get? Health experts recommend 25 grams per day for women and 38 grams per day for men up to age 50. Women and men older than […]