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August 23, 2018 • Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Weight Control

Superstar Food – Black Beans (And Everyone’s Favorite Recipe)

Cheap, convenient and oh-so-tasty, black beans are the cream of the bean crop. These black beauties have megawatt nutritional goodness including a whopping dose of very “filling” fiber and protein, a full spectrum of minerals, loads of B-vitamins, and antioxidant power that rivals red grapes and cranberries. Enjoy them canned, fresh, frozen, or dried.


Dr. Ann’s Healthy Bean Salad

Serves 8

Everyone, even small children, love this dish. It is definitely one of my personal favorites, especially in the summer.


  • 2 cans black beans (GOYA best), rinsed

  • 1 small can shoe peg corn, rinsed

  • 1 bunch of fresh cilantro, chopped

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • Very liberal splash or two of seasoned of rice vinegar (or more to taste)

  • 2-3 Tbls olive oil

  • 1 red bell pepper, diced

  • ½ red onion, chopped

  • 1 seeded cucumber, diced

  • Salt & Pepper to taste

  • Dash of Tabasco (optional)


Mix all ingredients together in a large salad bowl and let sit for a bit to let flavors marry.

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