Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"If the rain spoils our picnic, but saves a farmer's crop, who are we to say it shouldn't rain?" -Tom Barrett, Author

The refrigerator light goes on...

Bean salad is the perfect summer side dish. It has veggies and great beans. Using a great oil like olive oil makes this the perfect healthy summer dish.


Three Bean Salad

Servings: 6 | Serving size: one cup

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3.

This recipe keeps well in the refrigerator and is better if made the day before.

1 15 ounce can no salt added kidney beans (drained and rinsed)
1 15 ounce can no salt added great northern beans (drained and rinsed)
1 15 ounce can no salt added pinto beans (drained and rinsed)
1/2 cup red bell pepper (diced)
1/2 cup green bell pepper (diced)
1/4 cup shallot (minced)
1/2 cup celery (diced)
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp honey
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
3/4 tsp salt
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)

Combine all the ingredients.

I like to mix this recipe this in a zipper bag because it's easy to store and transport. The bag can easily be turned to toss the ingredients together.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 cup

Servings: 6

Amount Per Serving

Calories 234 Calories from Fat 46
% Daily Value
Total Fat 5g 8%
    Saturated Fat 1g 3%
    Monounsaturated Fat 1g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 301mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
    Dietary Fiber 10g 42%
    Sugars 4g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 60%
Calcium 7% Iron 60%
Vitamin K 9 mcg Potassium 640 mg
Magnesium 68 mg