Bean Recipes

Light Ground Beef Taco Salad served in a white bowl.

Light Ground Beef Taco Salad

What makes this Recipe “Light”? This Light Ground Beef Taco Salad recipe has simple ingredients that are better for you.  The healthier ingredient choices of lean ground beef, reduced fat cheese, and lightly salted chips reduces the Fat and Sodium compared to most Taco recipes.  What is Taco Salad? Would you be surprised to know […]

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Huevos Rancheros Breakfast plated with Mexican rice and Salsa

Weekend Favorite Huevos Rancheros

A lower Sodium and Fat version of a favorite restaurant dish. The sauce has a little smokey flavor from chipotle peppers and the beans are just as easy as opening canned ones, but way better tasting. We like the TortillaLand tortillas, but you can use any soft taco size (47g) tortilla you want.

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Make Ahead Italian Deli Salad served in white dish - close up

Make Ahead Italian Deli Salad

Easy to assemble make ahead salad with your favorite antipasto ingredients. Salami, mozzarella cheese, chickpeas, and veggies are marinated in a light dressing and topped with arugula. Placing the arugula on top of the dressed veggies keeps the salad from getting soggy. Add an apple or orange for a perfectly balanced lunch at the office,

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Mexican Skillet Dinner with Homemade Chorizo plated

Mexican Skillet Dinner with Homemade Chorizo

Easier than it sounds, this one pot Mexican mixture can be used for tacos, burritos, or just some tortilla chips for dipping. The homemade chorizo is much better for you than store bought since you control how much fat and sodium is in the meat. Our Favorite Ingedients for this Recipe: Favorite ingredients contain affiliate

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Low Sodium Pinto Beans in a large pot cooking on stove top.

Homemade Low Sodium Pinto Beans

Canned foods in general are usually very high in sodium and not something we would normally use in a recipe. Making your own Master Mix version of Pinto Beans means you know exactly the amount of each ingredient. Our recipe is still lower in sodium than most store-bought brands. Very versatile mix that can be

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