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Recipe: Hummus

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Our version of this Middle-Eastern dip contains chickpeas, garlic, and raw sesame seeds. It’s traditionally served with flatbread, but crackers and tortilla chips are great, too. Ingredients 30 ounces (900 g) canned chickpeas, liquid reserved 1/4 cup (35 g) sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup (60 ml) lemon juice 1 garlic clove, peeled 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/8…

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Recipe: Quinoa and Black Bean Buddha Bowl

Quinoa and Black Bean Buddha Bowl

Get your “put-it-all-in-a-bowl” zen feeling with this colorful dish that is packed with healthy veggies and big flavor. Three kinds of cruciferous vegetables in one bowl? Yes, please. This vegan bowl is packed with plant-based goodness, and the best part is: it only takes 10 minutes to make. Ingredients, Serves 1 Amy’s Light & Lean Quinoa & Black Beans with…

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Substituting Beans for Beef Beneficial for Environment

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Swapping beans for beef would help the United States reach targeted greenhouse gas emission reductions, according to a report published in Climatic Change. Researchers compared simulated net emissions of legume production, subtracted those from average beef production rates, and used U.S. reduction goals for 2020 as a reference. Based on the results, legume substitution could account for 46 to 74…

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