Try to include dried beans into several meals per week. They are a great source of protein and are loaded with fiber, vitamins and minerals.
Dried beans such as black, lima, and pinto
Dried peas such as black-eyed and split
Vegetarian baked beans
Beans cooked in lard
Try these recipes:
Warm Lentil and Trout Salad (http://www.vingle.net/posts/332359)
Sweet Green Pea Porridge (http://www.vingle.net/posts/330260)