For a bit of a change from your everyday hummus, try this colourful and easy to prepare dip, which can be served with pita chips or raw veggies. It also makes a delicious sandwich spread! White beans are very nutritious, rich in both protein and fibre. If you plan to use dry beans, soak them for at least 24 hours before cooking. Legumes are an often ignored or underappreciated choice in the kitchen, but they're undeniably nutritious and super easy to find in any grocery store. They also keep forever, and can be used in so many different ways to accommodate any palate. There's a legume for everyone, you just need to know how to prepare them! Here's an extra tip: in order to absorb all the iron that legumes have to offer, it's best to prepare or serve them with a food that's rich in vitamin C, like broccoli, oranges, or kiwis, to name a few.