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How to Save Time in the Kitchen: Our Best Time-Saving Ingredients & Cooking Tips (Page 3)

Canned Beans

Tip 2. Use Healthy Convenience Products Like Canned Beans

Dried beans are delicious, but they take several hours to cook (not to mention the hours they spend soaking before they even hit the pot). But they are a healthy staple (7 grams of fiber per 1/2-cup serving!) in my house for making healthy dinners. Canned beans do tend to harbor a lot of sodium so look for brands that have “reduced sodium” or “no salt added” on the label. Rinsing canned beans can also lower salt content by about 35%

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