'Polar Bear' Chilli
Looking for something innovative to serve for dinner tonight? Try our delectable chicken "all white" chili, made with chunks of chicken breast and white beans. Your heart and belly will thank you!
Cooking Time: 2-3 hours in oven, or 4-6 hours in slow-cooker. Freezes well. Makes 8-10 servings.
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 fibre 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