With my child care I am part of the “food program”. I have to follow guidelines to prepare meals and have specific foods that must be included in each meal. One the latest the pushes the guidelines are recommending is to include more beans in the meals we prepare.
I work to do my best to comply. Right now we are asked to serve some sort of bean once a week. The beans can be any sort of beans that can be dried….limas, kidney, butter, northern, black, etc.
I typically just serve chili or baked beans but honestly, I’m getting bored with them. I decided to make some Hoppin’ John. I personally love it.
Here’s my recipe. [Read more...]