legumes and beans

Are pulses poised to be the next menu darling?

Trendinista: Chickpeas, lentils and beans could be the next quinoa

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Get ready. The organization whose last food trend prediction moved markets worldwide and helped U.S. operators sell millions of power bowls and superfood salads is making another call. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, which declared 2013 the International Year of Quinoa, has declared 2016 to be the International Year of the Pulses (IYP). The ambitious goal: feed, and simultaneously save, the planet.

Many restaurants sell plenty of pulses (a.k.a. grain

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