Chocolate Chip Bean Cookies
No flour, no eggs or refined sugar (we use honey) in these yummy treats. Made with Ontario white kidney beans and certified organic gluten-free oats these babies are packed with protein, fiber and antioxidants!. Wash 'em down with a tall glass of milk! Mmmmmm……
PS - There’s no need to limit yourself to a few licks of the spoon when no one is looking. This cookie dough is safe to eat, and it's actually good for you.
Did you know.....
According to the Mayo Clinic, beans are a great way to get your daily dose of iron, phosphorous, magnesium (which the body needs to keep the nerves and muscles functioning) and potassium. And as an added bonus, they're low in fat and high in other good things, like dietary fiber and protein, meaning they'll keep you fuller longer.
Blueberries may be the poster children for antioxidant abundance, but a new study suggests the humble bean may be a more deserving candidate!
Researchers found that small red beans contain more disease-fighting antioxidants than both wild and cultivated blueberries, which have been heralded in recent years for their high antioxidant content. In fact, three of the top five antioxidant-rich foods studied were beans. Read more about how beans are rich in antioxidants here