Vegetarians and flexitarians have been obsessed with high-protein legumes since before we can remember. They’re packed with protein and nutrients and are easily elevated when paired with delicious ingredients. Some of our favorite flavorful blends for pulses include cumin and coconut paired with pigeon peas, sage and Albariño wine enhanced cranberry beans, and black beluga lentils uniquely enjoyed with peach and mustard.
- Matcha’s slightly bitter notes are balanced by ginger and citrus in rubs for chicken and seafood or in beverages, smoothies, breakfast baked goods and sweet desserts.
- Chia seed becomes zesty when paired with citrus, chile and garlic. Coarse blends are ideal for crusting meats and seafood or whisked into vinaigrettes.
- Turmeric blended with cocoa, cinnamon and nutmeg offers up sweet possibilities in smoothies, drinks and baked goods.
- Flaxseed enhances savory dishes when combined with Mediterranean herbs – enjoy as an all-purpose seasoning for veggies, salads, soups/stews, grains and lean meats.