Category Archives: Food Trends
Check out lifestyle expert Brian von Dedenroth talking about Med Snacks back in December in his gluten-free snack segment on San Diego Live!”
As we gain knowledge about what we’re eating, protein is becoming an increasingly important nutritional factor in our decisions. From providing energy, to building and repairing muscle, protein is an essential part of a full and balanced diet. Recent research from Mintel suggests that, for consumers, protein from non-animal sources is in growing demand. For [...]
It’s National Nutritious Month and guess what’s trending? Protein and The Mediterranean Diet. Take a look at this CBS News Special we found on The Mediterranean Diet. They discuss how it’s recommended to eat legumes at least 3 times a week to possibly help reduce heart disease, heart attacks and strokes.
Guest Post By Lindsay Vastola Risk factors of chronic heart disease, high blood pressure or high cholesterol aren’t necessarily visible on a scale, or even on a blood pressure monitor or a blood test. Here are five simple habits to incorporate into your daily life that will keep your ticker going stronger, longer! Be a [...]
Enjoy your lentils Roman style! This recipe comes from a book written by the Roman physician Anthimus around 500 B.C. “Lentils are good when washed and carefully boiled in fresh water. Make sure that the first lot of water is poured away, and a second lot of water added as required, but not too much, [...]
Welcome to our new Bean Blog! Over the next few weeks, we will explore the fascinating history of lentils through a series of blog posts and recipes. Check back each week for a new installment and a historical recipe you can cook! This week, celebrate the history of lentils with a bowl of Spicy Egyptian [...]
The days of super-sized meals have come and gone and colossal entrees are rapidly being replaced by pint-sized culinary creations. From fine dining to McDonalds, snacks are the hottest items on every menu. Menu items including the word “snack” have grown 170% since 2007. McDonalds has expanded its line of snack wraps, Starbucks now offers [...]