Honey Beans / cowpeas
Our sweet beans are harvested from the northern area of Nigeria. Also called Nigerian
brown beans and cowpeas, these beans are a highly nutritious source of carbohydrates, protein, dietary fiber vitamins, and minerals.
Beans Health Benefits
Beans are very rich in protein and provide a healthy alternative to meat and fish.
Beans are great for lowering cholesterol and have been linked to weight loss and lowering blood sugars.
High in fiber, beans keep blood sugars balanced and helps to prevent Type 2 Diabetes. Soluble fiber also binds to cholesterol to carry it out of the body, which protects the body from heart disease and intestinal disorders.
Also, beans are rich in potassium! The third most sufficient mineral in the human body, potassium, provides relief from strokes, high blood pressure, anxiety and stress, heart-disorders, and kidney disorders.
High levels of potassium also enhance muscle strength, water-balance, electrolytic functions, metabolism, and promotes a healthy the nervous system.
Beans are a great source of protein. Just one cup of dry and cooked honey beans provide 15 grams of protein.
Diets high in protein help improve muscle tone, skin, hair, and nails. Additionally, protein promotes cell growth and repair, and provides your body with energy.
Beans provide a rich source of:
●Healthy Snack/Cooking: Frequently cooked as a mixture with other beans, rice, plantain, and yams, honey beans can be served with any soup/sauce of your choice.
Honey beans can be boiled and eaten on their own as a snack, or in combination with cereals, rice, or corn.
Honey beans can be mashed up, made into soups, milled (usually with peppers, onion, etc.) and fried as a fritter or steamed into a delicious pudding (moin-moin).
●A Healthy Substitute: rich in protein and fiber, honey beans are a great alternative to meat and fish.
Naturalike Honey Beans
At Naturalike, we source all of our honey beans directly from the finest farms in Nigeria. We take the time to form close relationships with local Nigerian farmers to ensure that we are providing you with the 100% natural goodness and high quality products that we have become known to deliver. Enjoy!