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Garbanzo beans

Garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas, make their way into many of our menu items, why… well, our homemade hummus spreads, of course! These creamy, smooth textured legumes give a great nut-like flavor to any recipe. Wait, did we say legumes - yep!! - and you know what that means, FIBER! But not just fiber, garbanzo beans are also loaded with plant-based protein. Consequently, this fiber-protein combo leads to fantastic digestive support, blood sugar regulation, and weight loss potential (since these little guys help keep you fuller longer). In other words, these little mighty legumes are sure to make you feel garbanzo-tastic!


Health Benefits
provides a great natural energy boost, supplies digestive support, helps with blood sugar regulation, aids in weight loss, and provides fantastic antioxidant benefits including anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties
Nutrients
molybdenum, manganese, folate, tryptophan, copper, phosphorus, iron, fiber, protein, flavonoids, phenolic acids, anthocyanins
Did you know?
Garbanzo beans are one of the most popular legumes worldwide!

Edamame

Edamame are boiled immature green soybeans that are immediately frozen to maintain freshness. Edamame is one of the few plant-based sources of complete protein thanks to its amazing amino acid content. Plus, it's also rich in phytoestrogen and may help reduce risk of hormone-related cancers! We give these little mighty soybeans a double thumbs up!


Health Benefits
promotes healthy digestion, provides eye, skin, anti-inflammatory, anti-aging & cardiovascular benefits, lowers cholesterol, may reduce the risk of hormone-sensitive cancers, may also help relieve menopausal symptoms.
Nutrients
fiber, protein, omega-3, omega-6, vitamin C, iron, vitamin A, calcium, potassium, zinc, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, B-complex vitamins, folate, saponins, and vitamin K, phytoestrogens, isoflavones
Did you know?
Fresh edamame is always green, if the bean has yellow or brown discoloration then it is old and has probably lost some flavor.

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black beans

Black beans, the inspiration behind many of our southwest recipes, are one of the best plant-based foods you could eat, especially when talking about their great fiber and protein richness. More specifically, this legume’s fiber-protein combo does not only lead way to a healthy digestive tract and cardiovascular system, but also helps balance and regular blood sugar levels and keep you fuller longer. But wait, there’s more, similar to dark colored berries, black beans are a great source of anthocyanin, an antioxidant pigment that provides our bodies with amazing anti-inflammatory and cancer-fighting benefits - brilliant! Plus, did we mention… they are absolutely DELICIOUS?!


Health Benefits
Provides great anti-inflammatory benefits, may help reduce the risk of colon cancer, supplements amazing enzymatic support, provides a healthy and natural energy boost, supports a healthy digestive tract and cardiovascular system, and helps balance and regulate blood sugar levels, keeps you fuller longer
Nutrients
anthocyanin flavonoids, molybdenum, folate, fiber, tryptophan, manganese, protein, magnesium, thiamin, phosphorus, and iron
Did you know?
Black beans, and other legumes, are actually healthy for the soil in which they grow in. Legumes add nitrogen to their soil instead of taking it.

Alfalfa sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts may be tiny, but they sure are mighty! These leafy seeds, shoots, or legumes (sources list them under all three) are packed with concentrated amounts of nutrients like vitamin A, niacin, calcium, vitamin C, vitamin K, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, and vitamin E. Not to mention, alfalfa sprouts are also a surprisingly good source of plant-based protein… yep! Now, they may be mild and weirdly textured for some, but for others they are gourmet - adding them to sandwiches, wraps, and salads, it’s sometimes just what’s needed to complete the meal!


Health Benefits
Promotes bone & muscle health, regulates blood clotting, boosts the immune system, helps lower LDL "bad" cholesterol, aids in weight loss, helps reduce symptoms of menopause & risk of heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis, as well as, helps keep calcium in bones and activates osteocalcin.
Nutrients
protein, calcium, potassium, vitamin K, vitamin C, saponins, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin B6, magnesium, iron, copper, vitamin E, zinc, pantothenic acid, folate, phytoestrogens, niacin, and thiamin

Did you know?

According to the California Alfalfa and Forage Association, "The name 'alfalfa' comes from Arabic, Persian, and Kashmiri words meaning 'best horse fodder' and 'horse power.