June is a great month to harvest some green beans! This often overlooked veggie contains so many health benefits—don’t miss out on this amazing gift of nutrition. This vegetable is packed with fiber to support heart and digestive health, while also providing some daily protein requirements. Other important vitamins packed in these goodies include A and C which help your immune system and eye health, as well as B6, K and folic acid, all which help with nerve transmission and cell repair. Enjoy these resources and eat in good health!
Blackened Green Bean and Quinoa Salad
Use fresh green beens from the farm (or your local grocer) and add the powerhouse quinoa and you have a full-fledged delicious and good for you meal! From the blog Cookie & Kate, this recipe is jam-packed with fresh flavors.
How to Build a Green Been Salad with What You Have on Hand
Aimée from Simple Bites invites your inner chef to come out and play. Her easy to read and simple instructions show you how to build a delicious green bean salad using the odds and ends found in your fridge and pantry. Plus, if you're just looking for some direct guidance, she shares a recipe using grilled (or roasted) green beens.
Roasted Garlic Green Beans with Lemon and Parmesan
Ashley from Edible Perspective elevates the humble green bean to star attraction by roasting them and dressing them in garlic, lemon, and parmesan. With so much flavor, this dish is sure to rekindle your friendship with green beans this season.