Soak one cup of red kidney beans (or navy beans) overnight or 6 – 8 hours
(you may also use 3 cups of canned beans, however soaking your own is a healthier option)
Boil beans at medium heat for one hour
Reduce heat, cover and simmer for one more hour
Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.
Place beans in a casserole dish
½ cup chopped onion
1/3 cup pure maple syrup
¼ cup molasses
1 tsp ground mustard
1 tsp each salt and pepper (or to taste)
Bake, covered, for 3 hours.
Karen Stoyles is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist residing just outside of Ottawa. Graduating from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in 2010, she and her husband welcomed their daughter that same year. She is grateful for what she learned about the human body, how to properly nurture it with food and thrilled to share this knowledge with others.
Karen Stoyles, RHN
**This recipe was originally published in the March Madness 2013 Issue**