Light Lunches: Easy Salads with Beans

It's a lazy weekend at home, and you need a light lunch to get you through the afternoon. Or maybe you want to pack something to eat at work that won't leave you feeling heavy and tired all afternoon. Whatever the case, a light salad fortified with beans is just the thing you need. Dark, leafy … [Read more...]

Smart Ways to Get Kids to Eat More Veggies

You know kids should be eating lots of healthy vegetables, but what's a busy mom or dad to do when Junior only wants to eat chicken nuggets? Beans offer a great opportunity to sneak veggies into kids' favorite dishes in a way they'll love. Here are just a few suggestions to get your kids saying … [Read more...]

If You Can’t Stand the Heat: Summer Bean Recipes

Summer heat and humidity can make cooking a chore. Turning on the oven or the stove is the last thing you want with the sun beating in. We've found some summer bean recipes that will make your summertime cooking more enjoyable and heat-free: Tuscan Chicken and White Bean Salad This fresh bean … [Read more...]

Vegan Bean Spread Sandwich Recipes

Stuck in a sandwich-making rut? Try something different by adding bean spread to your next sandwich. Bean spread can act as a condiment on your favorite sandwich, replacing boring old mayonnaise and mustard while adding a shot of flavor and protein. Bean spread can also stand on its own in … [Read more...]

Bean and Salami Roll-Ups

Bean and Salami Roll-Ups

Hosting a great party takes serious planning. Who to invite, what music to play and most important: what to serve! The key to perfect party food is convenience. Soups and spaghetti are tasty but not practical finger foods. Chicken wings, chips with dip and vegetable trays are good appetizers your … [Read more...]

Summer Baked Beans Recipes


You can't really enjoy summer without a big cookout and no cookout is complete without baked beans! Whether you like your baked beans sweet and sassy or rich and savory, there's a recipe to satisfy the hungriest of crowds. We collected all of our favorite baked bean recipes for you that will make … [Read more...]

Randall’s Mexican Casserole With Pinto Beans

A Mexican Casserole made with Randall's Pinto Beans in a glass casserole dish.

While this Summer is already shaping up to be an excellent time for picnic foods and outdoor cooking, you shouldn't forget about having wholesome, sit-down meals with your entire family at the dinner table. This Mexican Casserole recipe made with Randall's Pinto Beans is perfect for a night in with … [Read more...]

Bean Recipes: Pairing Proteins and Beans

If you like to keep you house well stocked with delicious meal starters, you've got your jar of Randall Deluxe Pinto Beans, Great Northern White Beans or Mixed Beans stowed away, waiting for a great recipe. While bean soup or other main dishes are great, you want to let the beans be the back-up … [Read more...]

Beans are “Swimsuit Season” Friendly

After surviving the Winter of 2013-2014, it's hard to believe it's summer. Is your body swimsuit ready? Beans are your answer. Research suggests that eating a cup of beans a day can help you lose weight. That's right- your bikini body is a jar of beans away! Dr. Joel Fuhrman, MD suggests a … [Read more...]

Pinto Bean Tostadas with Chorizo

It's summertime and the living is easy. It sounds like a perfect way to go about life, but it's probably not your reality. Having the kids at home all day and preparing regular meals can be a hassle. It's even harder to make sure you're feeding them healthy food they'll actually enjoy. Here's a … [Read more...]