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Beans, Beans, The Magical Superfood…

Did you know you can use beans instead of oil and butter when baking for added protein and fiber?

| May 2018

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    Add chopped nuts to the brownie mix for a delicious crunch.
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    "Store This, Not That" by Crystal Godfrey and Debbie Kent, is an enlightening read for anyone looking to start a food storage supply.
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Store This, Not That (Front Table Books, 2016), by Chrystal Godfrey and Debbie Kent, could be a helpful resource for anyone starting a food storage supply for times of devastation and disaster. Godfrey and Kent help readers by suggesting which products will get them more bang for their buck and have a long shelf-life. Readers will learn how to store each good and how to use it when the time comes. Find this excerpt in chapter 4, “Long-term Supply.”

Beans: The Ultimate Superfood

A Perfect Pairing

Are beans a complete protein? No, but when eaten with nuts, seeds, or whole grains, within two days of beans they become one.

Did You Know? Beans Are for More Than Just Dinner



This is food storage’s best-kept secret! You can actually use beans to replace the fats (butter, oil, or shortening) in your baked goods! We promise that once you learn the secret of bean butter (found below in, Bean There, Done That), you’ll become addicted to this easy way to cut the fat and add a nutritional punch to your favorite foods!

More Cost-Effective Than Meat






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