Adventures in Healthier Eating with 2 Kids and a Picky Husband

Don’t Sleep on Lima Beans!

Posted by 4 years ago 6 Comments
  • Canned lima beans
  • Cheese stick
  • Carrot sticks
  • Triscuits

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Canned beans are big in my house. I find them convenient not only for dinners but as a quick toddler finger food. Both my boys eat pretty much any bean I put in front of them, even the dreaded lima.

I buy unsalted or low sodium when I find them but mostly a regular old can of lima beans, drained and rinsed, works great as a base for the 2-year-old’s lunch.

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    Leah R

    August 9, 2013

    Looks quick and easy Roni, I've never tried lima beans but I think they look pretty tasty.

    Matt @ Your Living Body

    August 9, 2013

    I forgot about Lima beans. I'll have to check them out again.

    Jessica @ Blog-Inspired Cooking

    August 9, 2013

    You should definitely try cooking up your own lima beans, either fresh or frozen. Seriously so amazingly good! I posted my experiences making lima beans on my blog. Seriously, please please try it! I've made it for friends and forced them to try it, and they loved it.


      August 9, 2013

      I LOVE them frozen the kids? Not so much. So I went back to bags. I think the over cooked texture is what's working for the 2 year old at the moment.


    August 14, 2013

    I can't lie, I actually love the taste of lima beans. I love them in salads with a nice french dressing. Mmm! I like the smaller lima beans, the giant one I haven't tried though. I know....I'm a bit odd, but I just love them.

    tracey jamerson

    July 28, 2014

    hmm... i never tasted lima beans coz my mother never liked it, so i will try and will share my experience.