Chances are you already have what you need for this recipe. And your kids will love it!
Calcium is a superhero for your child’s bones, setting them up for a strong, healthy body later in life. And it’s hidden in some surprising places — like white beans!
Try this recipe for a calcium boost.
- 15-ounce can cannellini or white beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 small clove garlic
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- Pinch cayenne pepper
- Black pepper to taste
- Pulse all ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired. Add 1 tablespoon of water if necessary to reach desired consistency.
- This dip can be served immediately with raw veggies or crackers of your choice. Store for up to three days in the refrigerator.
Calcium power numbers:
White (cannellini) beans –161 mg calcium in 1cup