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Episode 25

Episode 25: Eat More Beans with Joe Yonan

Beans are one of the best foods you could possibly eat— they are packed with nutrients, they’re super-satisfying, affordable, environmentally-friendly, and their culinary possibilities are boundless. In this episode Joe Yonan, the Food and Dining Editor of The Washington Post, and author of the James Beard Award nominated cookbook “Cool Beans: The Ultimate Guide to the World’s Most Versatile Plant-Based Protein, with 125 Recipes,” explains why beans can help us live longer, healthier lives, and inspires us with creative, easy ways to use them. He also shares some key cooking tips and sets the record straight with important bean-myth busting.

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About The Host

Ellie Krieger

Well known from her Food Network show “Healthy Appetite” and Public Television series “Ellie’s Real Good Food,” Ellie Krieger is a New York Times bestselling, two-time James Beard Foundation award winning, and IACP award winning author of 7 cookbooks. She is a weekly food columnist for The Washington Post and has also been a columnist for Fine Cooking, Food Network magazines and USA Today. A registered dietitian nutritionist who earned her bachelors from Cornell University and her masters from Teachers College Columbia University, Ellie finds happiness living in NYC, where most days you can find her walking or biking around Central Park.

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