Associated Press: Lean, filling beans help you behave at holidays

White beans are in the spotlight in this week’s ‘Healthy Plate’ column. And they’re my favorite party trick! Why? Bursting with fiber and lean protein, they are a must-have ingredient to ensure you can fill up in a healthy way this holiday season (plus, they are downright cheap too!). I highlight a variety of ways you can work nutritious white beans into your hors d’oeuvres spread including the recipe for my simple Winter White Bean Bruschetta. Served atop toasted baguette slices brushed with paprika, this classic summertime dish is reinvented with flavors of the holiday season.

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