Tag Archives: Beans

Consume Healthy Carbohydrates

By Heide Kennedy, Arizona Farm Bureau Communications Intern Out of all three macronutrients that we need to fuel our bodies, carbohydrates are often the one that are the most looked down on. Whether it be because they can cause a … Continue reading

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Did You Know, We Grow Chickpeas in Arizona

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   I’m beginning to think we grow everything in Arizona. Well, okay, we don’t grow soybeans. But, this ancient bean has been getting lots of attention in recent years. Over the past 10,000 … Continue reading

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Eat Black Eyed Peas For Gut Health

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Black eyed peas, although they are not as widely used as it’s pinto and black bean counterparts, have many health benefits, including improving your gut health! Read more about the health benefits … Continue reading

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White Chicken Chili and Other Crockpot Recipes

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Do you need an easy dinner for this week? Look no further! This recipe is a favorite in my family. It’s also a Weight Watchers recipe, so it’s both healthy and delicious. Soup and … Continue reading

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Beans, Beans the Magical Fruit…

By Morgan Crawford a Recent ASU Nutrition Student   Beans and legumes have been a staple of many diets throughout the world for centuries. Some of the earliest crops were discovered in Thailand over 9,000 years ago. In Europe, bean … Continue reading

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