Legumes for Protein

Did You Know?

Legumes can be a good substitute for meat due to the amount of protein it contains. Most legumes contain lower amounts of fat and cholesterol than meat.

Legumes include:

  • Beans
  • Lentils
  • Nuts
  • Peas

Legume Ideas:

  • Use beans and lentils to make delicious soups and chili.
  • Nuts make the perfect snack between meals every day.
  • Peas are always a healthy side dish for lunch or dinner.
  • Try trading out the turkey sandwich or chicken dinner routine, and spice up your life with a variety of legumes. Your body will appreciate it!

What is your favorite legume and how do you eat it?

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