By: | Updated: 12/19/2016

Legumes

Yet another food that has received a lot of criticism over the years, legumes are actually beneficial as they are full of protein, nutrients and an excellent source of fiber. For those who can digest beans, legumes are one of the world’s healthiest foods.

Black beans

Black beans are an excellent source of iron, copper, magnesium, zinc and protein as well as fiber.

Recipe and photo by It is a Keeper
30 Tastiest and Healthiest Foods to Eat
30 Tastiest and Healthiest Foods to Eat

Try Mexican cuisine from time to time. For example, cook Restaurant-Style Black Beans. Its taste is really phenomenal and it takes only 25 minutes total to cook this dish! Get the recipe here.

Kidney Beans

Kidney beans are loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, zinc and iron.

Recipe and photo by The Cozy Apron
30 Tastiest and Healthiest Foods to Eat
30 Tastiest and Healthiest Foods to Eat

If you wish to eat something crisp, green, and simple, cook Buttery French Green Beans with Garlic-Sautéed Mushrooms. This casserole is ridiculously tasty! This side dish can be served with meat.

Lentils

Lentils are full of vitamins and minerals and are an excellent source of fiber.

Recipe and photo by The Little Broken
30 Tastiest and Healthiest Foods to Eat
30 Tastiest and Healthiest Foods to Eat

Lentil Chili is the perfect choice if you wish to eat something extremely healthy. Even though it does not contain meat, it still has that peculiar chunky texture and taste.