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Recipes

September 17, 2013

Beans, a great source of protein, fiber

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RICHMOND —

DIRECTIONS:

In a sprayed nonstick skillet cook and stir onion. Add beans and 1/2 cup water

Bring to a boil, stir in spinach and cook just until spinach wilts. Sprinkle with lemon juice.

If you are looking to reduce calories, cannellini beans, which have only 90 calories per 1/2 cup, are a better choice than navy beans at 148 calories per 1/2 cup.

Arritta Morris has a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and a master’s degree in counseling from Eastern Kentucky University. She is certified as a food service specialist by the School Food Service Association.

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