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30 Delicious Ways To Eat More Beans!

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Hey Friend!! I am so Grateful that you stopped by Maybe I Will!! You’re reading this post because #1 YOU love beans or #2 You know you should being eating more of them but aren’t quite sure how to fit them into your diet! 

NEVER fear either way you’re in the right spot… I have scoured the internet and found 30 of the best and most interesting ways to fit more beans into your daily diet! 

You might be asking yourself why are  beans important? Well friend let me tell ya… beans are awesome because they are a great source of Protein which is SUPER important to help build muscle and aide in muscle recovery AND beans are also a fantastic source of complex carbohydrates. If you work out on a consistent basis CARBS are crucial for helping replenish your glycogen stores to ensure your body has the necessary energy to perform at its best! 

And for those of you who are looking to SHED some pounds… beans offer a great source of fiber that will help you stay fuller longer! (Winning!) 

So let’s JUMP Right in with 30 Delicious Ways To Eat More Beans! Trust me these recipes LOOK Ahh-mazing! I may or may not of out right drooled on my keyboard while compiling the recipes for this post…. 

S&W Bean Recipes

Beans for breakfast, you betcha! These recipes look like the perfect start to ANY Day! 


 Peanut Butter Chick Pea Pancakes – The Almond Eater  – Bean Pancakes?!?! Mind Blown

Mexican Baked Eggs -Closet Cooking  – Nuff Said! 

Black Bean Breakfast Bowl – Allrecipes  – This is a frequent breakfast in the Thueson household 

Chocolate Mocha Protein Muffins – The Live Fit Girls  – It did say “muffin” so counting this one for breakfast 😉 

Moving onto Lunch – With Beans on The Menu! 

Roasted Chick Pea Gyro

Is your mouth watering yet?! 

Roasted Chick Pea Gyros – Live Eat Learn – These look divine! 

Smashed White Bean Kale Quesadilla – Running Into The Kitchen – I’ll be running into the kitchen to make these! 

Healthy Hummus Wrap! Six  Sisters 

Bean Snack + Dips — Ummmm Yes Please! 


High Protein Black Bean Lime Dip – Hurry The Food Up  – You had me at High Protein + Lime 

Corn Black Bean Salsa – Feel Great In 8  This combo sounds magical! 

Ranch Roasted Chick Peas – Maebells  I’m pretty sure its been scientifically proven anything ranch flavored is 1000% better 

Balsamic Roasted Chick Peas – Fit 2 BE Queen – Another winning combo! 

Italian White Bean Dip -Maybe I Will  – One of my FAVORITE “go to” dips to serve at parties or on a Friday night…. 

 Salads and THE Main Dish – Yep you can EAT Beans ALL Day Long! 


Black Bean Turkey Burgers -Slim Sanity – These look so flipping good! 

Black Bean and Mushroom Meatballs! -The Fit Foodie Mama  – No words! GENIUS Idea! 

Black Bean Pasta Bake – S&W Beans Website   – Where has this gem been hiding my whole life! 

Black Bean Sweet Potato Flautas – Peas & Crayons – My kids would LOVE these! 

Sweet Potato Stuffed Chipolte Black Bean Corn Salad – Alaska From Scratch – Sign me up… Please! 

Black Bean Lasagna – The Local Vegan – Another awesome and delicious idea 

Zesty Black Bean Garden Soup – A Huge hit at our awesome and just one of the ways I sneak those veggies in 😉 


Greek Garbanzo Bean Salad – The Girl Who Ate Everything – I want to just sit and eat this ALL day! 

Tuna White Bean Salad – Budget Bytes  – A Total Winning Protein Combo! 

The Best Boating Salad -Maybe I Will  – I serve this one all summer long! It’s SUPER refreshing! 

And Let US NOT Forget About Dessert! 


Dark Chocolate Black Bean Brownies – Fit Fluential  – No WORDS give me the pan 😉 

Black Bean Chocolate Cake – Cracker Box In The Kitchen  Get in MY Belly! 

Black Bean Truffles -Candiquik – For reals! So YUMMY! 

Salted Caramel Pretzel Bars – Kim Hoeltje  Genius! 

Salted Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies – Happy Healthy Mama – Everything about this sounds JUST right! 

Strawberry White Bean Blondies – Greatlist  – You had me at Strawberry + Blondies! 

Beananaza Bars – S&W Beans Website  – Coconut, Dates, Raisins – These look MONEY! 

So there you have it friends 30 Delicious and Mouth Watering ways to eat YOUR beans! But not all beans are created equal I LOVE S&W Beans! They are the best quality and EVERY bean is graded for quality. I have “bean” using S&W beans for years and they always taste great! (see what I did there…) 

S&W Canned Beans

So grab a can of the best beans (S&W of course) and GET to cooking! And remember beans are an excellent source of Protein, and Complex Carbohydrates to help FUEL your workouts and become #BeanFit 🙂  

For more BEANtastic Recipes and Ideas Make sure and Check out S&W Beans on Facebook, Pinterest, and of course their awesome website

This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of S&W Beans.


  1. Emily Knight (@OurKnightLife) says:

    Can I just try one of everything please! Wowzo this all looks amazing. I have chickpeas in my salad right now. 🙂

    1. That sounds yummy! I’ll have to try that 🙂

  2. Alysia at Slim Sanity says:

    Thanks for sharing! 🙂

    1. You’re welcome those burgers LOOK Ahh-maZing!!

  3. Great list!! Thanks for sharing these ideas 🙂

  4. Thank you SO much for including my Black Bean “Meatball” recipe! 🙂

  5. I just made myself a chocolate black bean smoothie!! it’s amazing!!

  6. Anonymous says:

    Why are there so many exclamation marks in this article? I counted 66

    1. I love that you took the time to count. What can I say I super enthusiastic about beans 😉

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