Reading this study, it became clear to me how big a role beans play in my family’s diet. In the morning we have coffee (beans) and soy yoghurt. For snacks there is hummus and edamame. For dinner there is tofu, a soy-based meat substitute, garbanzos, chili beans, black beans, kidney beans, split peas and lentils. My favorite Chinese sauce is Black Bean Sauce! What would I do without them there beans?
So it was no surprise to me that researchers found beans to be as satisfying and filling as beef to most of the study participants. Vegetarians and vegans will like this. Check it out: