Beans are often called the musical fruit. But is that accurate? Are beans actually fruits? The Short Answer The answer varies on who you ask, but in our opinion, beans are vegetables. The Long Answer “Beans beans the musical fruit, the more you eat the more you toot. The more you toot the better you […]
Are Peas Beans?
Many people mistake beans and peas. Are they the same thing? Do peas belong to the bean family? The Short Answer No, beans and peas are totally different from one another. The Long Answer This is one of those topics that I understand the confusion around. Both peas and beans are legumes. They are seeds […]
Are Beans Seeds?
We know that beans come from legumes, but are they technically seeds? The Short Answer Yes, all beans are a type of seed found in a legume. The Long Answer In the fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk, Jack receives a bag of magic beans that he has to plant in the ground. From those […]
Is Soy a Bean?
I know they’re called soyBEANS, but is soy actually a bean? The Short Answer Yes, soy is a bean. The Long Answer Soybeans are legumes. The bean of its pod is what we call soy or soya. A legume is fruit-bearing plant. The fruit of a legume grows in the form of a pod. Within […]