Black Bean Chili
Each serving contains about 333 calories, 20 g protein, 2 g fat (5 percent calories from fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 63 g carbohydrates, 15 g fiber, and 204 mg sodium.
Blender Bean Dip
Process the beans and spices in a blender, then refrigerate until ready to serve with baked corn chips.
Blueberry Banana Smoothie
Bananas that are getting past ripe work perfectly in smoothies. Peel them, wrap them in plastic, and freeze them.
This is a picture-pretty first course for a summer meal. Make in advance and serve chilled.
Catfish with a Kick
Rub the fillets with spices, Broil about 4 inches from heat for about 5 minutes. Turn fillets and broil 3 to 4 minutes longer.