What’s a pulse?  And Why You Should Be Eating More of Them

What’s a pulse? And Why You Should Be Eating More of Them

I have a cup of black and white spotted Orca Beans soaking in warm water on my kitchen counter right now, waiting to turn into a bean and vegetable soup that we’ll enjoy tomorrow after a long hike on the beach.  We eat a fair amount of pulses: beans and lentils, split peas and chickpeas.

The World Health Organization recently named 2016 the International Year of Pulses, and with good reason: they’re inexpensive, easy to store, nutrient-dense and they can be sustainably grown in a wide variety of climates.

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