Professor Carl Nivale, HOW DO YOU RED BEAN?

Carnival season means two things: King Cakes and Professor Carl Nivale. For over 20 years Professor Carl Nivale has appeared on WWL-TV as the morning show’s Mardi Gras expert. He covers everything from the historical aspects of carnival along with trivia, facts and stories. The professor has become the New Orleans carnival historian and go-to … More Professor Carl Nivale, HOW DO YOU RED BEAN?

Peppery Red Beans and Rice That’s Healthy-ish

Of course red beans and rice are good, but did you know just how good they are for you? They’re a great source of fiber (a single cup offers 16 grams). They’re good for your heart (they help reduce cholesterol levels). Red beans are also an excellent source of protein, energy-boosting carbs, iron, magnesium, vitamin B1, … More Peppery Red Beans and Rice That’s Healthy-ish